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Sessions’ Dubious Drug Claims

In an address to law enforcement, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made two dubious claims about marijuana and opioids: Sessions said marijuana is “only slightly less awful” than heroin, an illicit opioid. Experts says heroin is three times more harmful than marijuana based on a rating scale that takes into account lethal overdoses, dependence potential, economic harm and other factors. He said he is “astonished to hear people suggest that we can solve our heroin crisis by legalizing marijuana.” While medical marijuana may not “solve” the epidemic, research suggests legalization may curb opioid overdoses, which…

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Clinton Campaign In ‘Panic Mode’ Over Florida Black Voters – POLITICO

Will hot sauce in her bag and doing the ‘nae nae’ be enough for Clinton to win the Black Vote in November?

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What You Missed While Not Watching the First 2016 Presidential Debate — TIME

0 minutes. This is what you get America. No one is exactly sure why. But it happened: Nine percent of the U.S. population cast ballots for the two major-party nominees. Now only a third of voters describe either as honest and trustworthy. Democracy is strange and unpredictable in exactly the way NBC anchor Lester Holt… via What You Missed While Not Watching the First 2016 Presidential Debate — TIME

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DNC Exposed Days Before Convention

Amid DNC Wikileaks scandal, will democrats fall to Trump in November?

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Obama Talks Greatest Accomplishments, Worst Mistakes During Presidency

President Barack Obama sat down for the first time since 2008 with “Fox News Sunday” to discuss his greatest accomplishment and worst mistake in his presidency. The show was taped from the University of Chicago Law School Friday morning, Where Obama was a law professor. The commander-in-chief let the world know his greatest mistake: not planning for the day after toppling Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi. While talking with anchor Chris Wallace, Obama outlined where his administration went wrong in the intervention of Libya. “Probably failing to plan for the day after…

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Sanders Slowly Sweeping Democratic Delegates

Via Politico: Sanders is winning big in Democratic caucuses. And there’s another one coming up this weekend. By Daniel Strauss 04/08/16 05:12 AM EDT Bernie Sanders is poised to notch another win Saturday — his eighth victory out of the past nine Democratic primary contests — a result his campaign will likely claim gives the Vermont senator unstoppable momentum heading into a spate of bigger states. Indeed, even before all the votes were counted in Wisconsin Tuesday, Sanders was moving to lock down Wyoming, the lone state to vote before…

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President Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

Merrick Garland, US appeals judge in the Washington DC circuit is Obama’s pick for Supreme Court Justice. Garland was nominated for the ninth seat on the highest court due to the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia February 13. Obama referred to Garland as being ” One of America’s sharpest legal minds” on the white house lawn early Wednesday morning. Garland is described as being a moderate judge with an emphasis on gun control, a hot button issue for liberals and democrats alike. However, has garnered bipartisan support for over…

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