obama bidenAre Democrats recalibrating their message on alleged foreign money in the 2010 elections?
Days after making it a key part of his stump speech, President Obama on Monday dropped mention of the claim he and other Democrats have lately lodged about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce allegedly funding attack ads with contributions from foreign companies. The claim, which was also echoed in a Democratic National Committee ad, has been debunked by several media organizations, including the New York Times.
On Monday, the nonpartisan Factcheck.org also slapped down the charge. Factcheck reporter Brooks Jackson wrote: "Accusing anybody of violating the law is a serious matter requiring serious evidence to back it up. So far Democrats have produced none."Read More »from Amid widening criticism, Obama drops claim about foreign cash in the campaign