Philip Ellender, president of government affairs for Koch Industries, charges in a letter to Obama campaign manager Jim Messina that President Obama and his campaign are fostering “an effort to chill free speech and squelch dissent.”
Shark Tank has video of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) introducing President Obama to a crowd of supporters in Miami on Thursday.
Concerns about Iran’s purportedly peaceful nuclear program reached an all-time high Friday, when the United Nations censured the regime for refusing to grant inspectors access to several clandestine sites that are suspected of housing a nuclear weapons program. In its latest update on Iran, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) concluded that “Iran has not suspended its enrichment related activities” as it has been ordered to do under international law.
The man who created the popular Barack Obama HOPE poster has plead guilty to criminal contempt Friday, for fabricating information in his lawsuit against the Associated Press.
A senior Chinese communist party leader who dispatched armed forces to a U.S. consulate to head off the defection of a former police chief was shown on state-run television this week, a sign he has survived allegations of corruption. Bo Xilai, Communist Party leader in China’s Chongqing city, was shown attending a meeting of the ruling Politburo and sitting next to a senior military official.