Suspect Denies Putting Ricin In Letter To Obama, Others
By: Jospeh Shapiro
April 19, 2013
The Mississippi man arrested for sending poison letters to President Obama, a U.S. senator and a judge in Mississippi, appeared in court Thursday. His lawyer says he denies putting the toxin ricin in those letters.
Amazon has received a fair amount of bad press lately over its long-running dispute with the Hachette publishing house. So Monday's announcement of a deal with Simon & Schuster took some industry watchers by surprise.
If Democrats have a chance of hanging onto Senate seats in southern states, they need to do well with African American voters. But for President Obama, that creates a difficult balance between turning out the base and energizing GOP voters who don't like him.
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