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Man Who Sent Poisoned Letters To Obama Gets 25 Years In Prison

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with the poison ricin to President Barack Obama and other offic...

Inmate Accused Of Sending Obama Threat To Wrong Address

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A convicted child molester is accused of sending a threatening letter to President Barack Obama — albeit to the wrong address. ...

Obama Gives Big Response To 81-Year-Old Who Won't Talk Politics

The Wilson Daily Times, N.C. | Corey Friedman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

The letter from President Barack Obama arrived at Ronald and Cynthia Knoll's Wilson home last week. The Knolls' adult son was bringing in the mail wh...

FBI: Tests Show Ricin In Letters To Obama, Senator

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The FBI says laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of ricin in letters mailed to a U.S. senator and to President Barack Obama. T...

What Is Ricin? Substance In Suspicious Letters Explored

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since the anthrax and terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the poison ricin has at times been lumped in with other bioterrorism age...

Poison-Tainted Mailer To Obama Intercepted

Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Less than a day after police intercepted a letter laced with the poison ricin that was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), reports of two more poison...

Anna Almendrala

Struggling Mom Can't Afford To Keep Obama's Handwritten Note | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.12.2012 | Los Angeles

Every night before he goes to sleep, President Barack Obama reads 10 letters from the American public selected for him by his staff. And for a lucky f...

Obama's Gay Marriage Congratulations?

Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

A recently married gay couple from New York reportedly got a pretty big surprise over the weekend, when they received a letter from President Barack O...

Howard Fineman

Letters For Sale: A Plan To Fix The Foreclosure Crisis | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

Destiny Mathis, a 26-year-old single mother of three, is thinking of selling a handwritten letter she got from President Obama to get the cash she needs to avoid being evicted from her apartment. Sounds like Obama should start churning out more letters.

Sam Stein

Bobby Jindal Asks Obama To End Moratorium On Deepwater Drilling | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House has responded to Jindal, see update below. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wrote President Obama a letter on Wednesday criticizing his de...

Russia: Not a Quick Fix

Markus Ziener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Markus Ziener

Is it realistic to expect the Russians to cooperate on the issue of Iran? Hardly.

Obama's Letter To His Daughters: Your Smiles "Fill My Heart"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Parade Magazine has posted an open letter written by Barack Obama to his daughters Sasha and Malia. Here are a few excerpts; the full letter is availa...

Letter To Obama Had Suspicious Powder

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Two Springfield office buildings were locked down today after a letter addressed to President-elect Barack Obama was found to con...

British Ambassador To US Explains Why "Obama Is Cool" In Leaked Letter To Gordon Brown

The Telegraph | Toby Harnden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sir Nigel Sheinwald, ambassador in Washington since last year, delivered his unvarnished assessment of the White House front runner in a seven-page le...