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  • Medical marijuana push to resume

    Get ready for John Morgan's Traveling Marijuana Medicine Show 2.0. United For Care, which last year put a failed constitutional amendment proposal on the November election ballot, expects to begin its main petition push in a matter of weeks to get a new...
  • Polls valid criteria

    For now, why not be ranked by polling? It's all about image at this stage, anyway. I personally don't understand why these candidates would want to debate so soon, with the first primaries still months away. Republican primary voters are notoriously...
  • Scott Walker 'listening tour' of Israel: No questions, no itinerary

    Scott Walker 'listening tour' of Israel: No questions, no itinerary
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is wrapping up a five-day "listening tour" through Israel, his first visit to the U.S. ally. But don't ask the Republican White House prospect where he went, whom he listened to or what was said as he shapes his foreign policy....
  • Who speaks for the Jewish community on Iran?

    Who speaks for the Jewish community on Iran?
    The framework between the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (China, Russia, UK, France and the United States) and Germany (the P5+1), and Iran has been concluded. Now negotiations begin toward the final agreement deadline of June 30. The...
  • Anybody can be president?

    Anybody can be president?
    The old adage that every mother's son can grow up to be president -- now revised to include her daughter -- is being put to the test with a vengeance in this current election cycle. The latest batch of Republicans -- businesswoman Carly Fiorina, retired...
  • Poll shows most Pennsylvanians reject online gambling

    Poll shows most Pennsylvanians reject online gambling
    HARRISBURG — Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, the nation's leading critic of gambling on the Internet, funded a poll released Wednesday that showed nearly three-quarters of registered voters in Pennsylvania oppose online gambling. Shocking results?...
  • For the GOP, it's the billionaires' primary

    For the GOP, it's the billionaires' primary
    The news that delivered the biggest jolt to the 2016 presidential campaign this week wasn't anything the candidates said or did. It was an offhand comment from a billionaire, David H. Koch, at a dinner of wealthy Republicans in New York. "Scott Walker...
  • Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'

    Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'
    Bill and Hillary Clinton are to money what the Gulf of Mexico is to the Mississippi River: the inevitable destination of a large and never-ending flow, which is sometimes polluted. The latest example comes in the form of donations of $2.35 million to...
  • Billionaire politics control America's primary system

    Billionaire politics control America's primary system
    The Republican presidential candidates are set to crucify each other on crosses of gold. GOP leaders exulted a few years ago when the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling and other decisions invited the rich to pour unlimited sums into political...
  • Jeb Bush tells donors super PAC collects historic amount

    Jeb Bush tells donors super PAC collects historic amount
    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush told donors Sunday night he's raised tens of millions of dollars for his allied super PAC, collecting a historic amount, The Washington Post reported Monday. A super PAC supporting Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida secured...
  • In Las Vegas, GOP candidates court Jewish donors by supporting Israel

    In Las Vegas, GOP candidates court Jewish donors by supporting Israel
    The mission on Saturday was simple: Appeal to some of the wealthiest Republican Jewish donors in the country. The method was direct: Heap lavish praise on Israel, with an ample serving of disparagement for President Obama. And so they did -- two GOP...