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Feds Stop Assassination Plot on Obama

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Federal authorities say they’ve thwarted a plot by two skinheads to assassinate Illinois U.S. Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama.

According to court records unsealed Monday, both men claimed to hold very strong beliefs regarding “White Power”. The two allegedly planned to rob a gun store and then go on a killing spree at a predominately African-American high school in Tennessee. Authorities say the final part of the plan was to try and assassinate Obama. Both men told authorties they expected and were willing to die in this attempt.

They were arrested last week in Tennessee and are being held without bond. A spokesperson for the Obama campaign declined to comment.

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