Obama Hanged in Effigy in Jimmy Carter's Georgia Hometown

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The United States Secret Service is investigating an effigy of President Barack Obama found hanging from a building in the hometown of ex-president Jimmy Carter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Monday.

The paper said footage from WALB-TV showed the doll hanging by a noose in front of a red, white and blue sign that says, "Plains, Georgia. Home of Jimmy Carter, our 39th President." Witness told the station that the doll wore a sign with Obama's name on it.

A Secret Service spokesman said the doll was removed Saturday but declined further comment, the paper said.

The Associated Press has more:

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