Wiretap: Oligarchy: Why Ohio failed to legalize pot
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In Ohio, voters overwhelmingly reject legalizing pot. So how can both sides be happy with the result? Hint: It starts with the word “oligopoly.” Via The Washington Post.
In Houston, voters repeal anti-discrimination ordinance in a huge setback for gay rights supporters. And only one side is happy this time. Via The New York Times.
In Kentucky, a Republican wins the governor’s job. Bad news for Democrats. Good news for the Donald? Via The Washington Post.
GOP candidates now complaining about the GOP’s letter complaining about the debates. Chris Christie had a succinct response on Fox News for why he wouldn’t sign the letter: “Because it’s stupid.” Via Politico.
Meanwhile, Christie hits Rubio on immigration, saying that lots of Democrats would love Rubio’s plan. It won’t be the last time you hear this. Via The National Review.
Failed co-ops latest point of contention in the Obamacare wars. It’s not just in Colorado. Via The New York Times.
Dexter Filkins on Ahmad Chalabi: Don’t blame him for the Iraq war. He just gave Bush administration officials what they wanted to hear. Via The New Yorker.
Israel and the United States try to get past the Iran deal as Bibi comes back to America for another visit. Jeffrey Goldberg writes in The Atlantic that it won’t be easy.
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