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It's not only Colorado that's dealing with the difficulties involved in turning pot legal. The New Yorker goes to Washington state to see how they're handling it. Expert says that, in the short term, you need more legal enforcement, not less.
Right now U.S. Senate Republicans are strategizing on how to get Democrats to help them defund Obamacare. Observers have been calling the plan "desperate," which doesn't quite get at its quixotic nature.
The latest web video offering from the 2012 campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney seeks not only to link Texas’ in-state tuition program for immigrations to Democrats, but to show that it was touted by Mexican officials.
Colorado’s Democratic leadership today was cautiously optimistic and somewhat supportive of weekend efforts to hammer out a debt-ceiling compromise – a deal that’s gaining momentum and could be voted on as soon as today in the U.S. Senate.