National Briefing - Mid-Atlantic - Maryland - Sentence in Plot on Obama - NYTimes.com National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic Maryland: Sentence in Plot on Obama By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: January 19, 2010 Collin McKenzie-Gude, 20, who is accused of plotting to kill Barack Obama as he ran for president, has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison. Mr. McKenzie-Gude, who pleaded guilty to possessing bomb-making chemicals, cried as he told the judge he was sorry. A former friend testified that Mr. McKenzie-Gude disliked Mr. Obamas gun control positions. > Obviously, a wingnut who thought Obama would take his stash of weapons. Tough dude cried as he was sentenced.