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Bill would legalize some cannabis strains

The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt marijuana plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:32:49 EDT
Exclusive: Security clearance holders owe $730M in taxes

About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:58:20 EDT
Hoover: GOP starts to 'get it' on same-sex marriage

Margaret Hoover says some GOP legislators support a state's right to allow same-sex marriage and the right of churches, synagogues and mosques not to perform the sacrament.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:38:45 EDT
Cheney: Any attempt to impeach Obama would be distraction

Although a fierce critic of Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney does not support calls from some on the far right of his party to impeach him, saying it would simply create a distraction.

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:12:09 EDT
Congress hears cruise ship horror stories

Travelers tell of raw sewage, rape and death aboard cruise ships at a hearing for a Cruise Passenger Protection bill.

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:12:34 EDT
Boehner: Administration 'ought to get its act together' on border crisis

House Republicans unveiled a $1.5 billion border funding package Wednesday to address the situation on the southern border, almost $1 billion dollars smaller than the version introduced by Senate Democrats on Tuesday, and less than half of what President Barack Obama requested.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:27:06 EDT
Fake applicants got Obamacare subsidies, watchdog says

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under Obamacare during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:01:21 EDT
Senator admits plagiarism, blames PTSD

John King, Manu Raju and Jonathan Martin on a Dem. Montana Senator admitting plagiarism.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:14:58 EDT
Halftime: Tea party vs. GOP

Where do things stand in the ongoing battle between the GOP establishment and the tea party?

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:06:52 EDT
Clinton's foreign policy liability?

Should she run for president in 2016, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will have more experience on that front than any other potential presidential competitor. But with experience comes risk. Growing global crises around the world could turn what is seen as one of Clinton's assets into a liability.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:05:32 EDT
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