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  • Obama associate got $100,000 fee from affiliate of firm doing business with Iran

    08/06/2012 3:51:37 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 14 replies
    WASHINGTON POST ^ | 8/6/2012 | By Tom Hamburger
    David Plouffe, a senior White House adviser who was President Obama’s 2008 campaign manager, accepted a $100,000 speaking fee in 2010 from an affiliate of a company doing business with Iran’s government. A subsidiary of MTN Group, a South Africa-based telecommunications company, paid Plouffe for two speeches he made in Nigeria in December 2010, about a month before he joined the White House staff. Since Plouffe’s speeches, MTN Group has come under intensified scrutiny from U.S. authorities because of its activities in Iran and Syria, which are under international sanctions intended to limit the countries’ access to sensitive technology. At...
  • Obama Campaign Introduces Customized Lapel Pins...

    05/09/2008 10:17:05 PM PDT · by LJayne · 43 replies · 89+ views
    n celebration of his having traveled to an impressive 57 states in his bid for the Presidency (and to finally put to rest the notion that he abhors patriotic accessories), Barack Obama's campaign has introduced a custom line of American flag lapel pins. Get yours today and show your support for the least senile candidate in the race!