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Obama Runs Marijuana Up the Flagpole

Obama Runs Marijuana Up the Flagpole

By Jeff Koterba 23/01/2014 08:28

A new and extensive interview with President Obama recently appeared in the pages of The New Yorker magazine. In the middle of this wide-ranging piece, there is a short section where interviewer David Remnick asks the president -- after previously discussing his "evolution" on gay marriage -- about his views on marijuana and the law.

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Everything you need to know about the Chris Christie investigations

Everything you need to know about the Chris Christie investigations

By Jimmy Margulies 23/01/2014 08:20

With the New Jersey scandal count already at two for 2014, and with the number of investigations poking at said scandals increasing by the day, it's hard to keep track of all the variables -- and what each of the many key players stand to gain and lose based on the outcome.

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Fox News Claims President Obama Blames Low Approval on His Blackness

Fox News Claims President Obama Blames Low Approval on His Blackness

By Glenn Foden 22/01/2014 16:52

Ever since The New Yorker published its Tolstoy-esque profile of President Obama, and half of a quote about race lit up the blackophobic corners of the webisphere, Fox News personalities — both hard news and commentary — have been alternately wondering if, and outright asserting that, the President attributes his current low approval ratings to his blackness.

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Snowden accusers complicit in NSA crimes

Snowden accusers complicit in NSA crimes

By Steve Sack 22/01/2014 16:38

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern says those who charge that US whistleblower Edward Snowden is working for Russian intelligence are complicit in the National Security Agency’s crimes.

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Europe's Failure in Ukraine

Europe's Failure in Ukraine

By 22/01/2014 16:37

The protests in Ukraine have been a powerful inspiration for European politicians, many of whom have flown to Kiev to address the jubilant crowds. The demonstrations quickly turned into an attempt to stage another "color revolution" and overthrow Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

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Amid Scandal, Christie Sounds Note of Optimism at Inauguration

Amid Scandal, Christie Sounds Note of Optimism at Inauguration

By Chan Lowe 22/01/2014 16:27

A subdued-looking Gov. Chris Christie, bedeviled by doubts about his leadership style and political tactics, took the oath of office on Tuesday at the lowest point in his governorship, determined to re-establish a bond with scandal-weary citizens of New Jersey and remind them of what it was they liked about him.

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Chris Christie: Bipartisan governor or partisan warrior?

Chris Christie: Bipartisan governor or partisan warrior?

By Phil Hands 22/01/2014 16:20

It wasn’t supposed to be this way for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.No doubt he imagined there would be national attention as he took the oath of office for a second term. No doubt he assumed that what he said in his second inaugural address would be scrutinized.

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