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White House drug czar: We’re having a “serious conversation” about pot

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We are, according to the White House drug czar as of Tuesday afternoon, “in the midst of a serious national conversation about marijuana.” Whoa. That’s huge coming from the White House. Drug czar Gil Kerlikowske said that Tuesday in response to three online petitions asking the White House about marijuana legalization. Using the words “serious [...] [Read More]

LGBT groups raise stakes in Chuck Hagel nomination

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Despite the enthusiastic support of California gay activist Rick Jacobs, the Chuck Hagel nomination for Defense Secretary is getting more flack from LGBT groups Tuesday. On Monday, Jacobs called out the Log Cabin Republicans, saying the group’s hypocrisy on Hagel (after supporting Romney) is worthy of The Onion. A sleeper issue is how Hagel would [...] [Read More]