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Matt Ferner

Congress Passes Historic Medical Marijuana Protections In Spending Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics

Congress dealt a historic blow to the United States' decades-long war on drugs Saturday with the passage of the federal spending bill, which contains ...

What's Next for Marijuana Legalization?

Rob Kampia | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Rob Kampia

In the wake of the big election victories on November 4, many people are asking, "What's next for the push to legalize marijuana in the United States?"

Ryan J. Reilly

Republican Congressman: GOP Needs To 'Wake Up' On Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), one of the strongest conservative voices for reforming the government’s approach to cannabis, joined...

Longtime California Congressman Dana Rohrabacher Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Longtime Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) was re-elected Tuesday, defeating Democrat Sue Savary in the race to represent California's 48th Congression...

Friday Talking Points -- End of Reefer Madness?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One story risks being buried among all this other newsworthy stuff, and that is the vote which happened late last night in the House of Representatives.

Matt Ferner

WATCH: GOP Lawmaker Says It's 'Immoral' For Feds To Block Medical Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

The Republican sponsor of a House amendment that would ban federal spending to arrest state-licensed medical marijuana patients and providers made an ...

Vladimir Putin Keeps GOP Rep Hanging

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to have left one member of the Republican Party hanging. In a Thursday interview with the New York Times, ...

Christina Wilkie

Kerry Gets Pressed To Grant Asylum To Former Terrorist Group MEK

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In what has become an all-too-familiar sight on Capitol Hill, at least a half-dozen members of the exiled Iranian group Mujahedin-e Khal...

GOP Rep Suggests Obama Could Be Impeached Over Health Care, Immigration

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) suggested Wednesday that President Barack Obama could be impeached for his "unconstitutional approaches" to immigrati...

America and Balochistan

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 04.21.2014 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

The support for the Baloch from a few congressmen is deeply laudable although insufficient considering American's influence on global politics.

18 in Congress Tell Obama to Give Pot a Chance

The 420 Times | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

Eighteen members of the United States Congress this week wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I outlaw to a lower level that would allow medical uses.

The Top 10 Marijuana Developments in 2013

Rob Kampia | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Rob Kampia

Public support for making marijuana legal reached a record high in 2013. A Pew Research Center poll released in April showed 52 percent support, and a Gallup poll in October showed 58 percent support. It's now safe to say most Americans are fed up with marijuana prohibition.

Pouring a Cup While Pissing in the Same Teapot

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

When the Tea Partiers made their appearance in D.C. during the last midterm elections, it was easy to predict that they would one day morph into a gro...

WATCH: CNN Host Blows Up At GOP Rep

Posted 11.30.2013 | Media

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield brawled with two House Republicans on the eve of a government shutdown on Monday. Things were tense from the start when Rep...

Sam Stein

House Hardliners Shoot Down Colleagues For Saying A Clean Continuing Resolution Could Pass

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans once again find themselves in disagreement, this time over how many of their GOP colleagues would actually support a b...

GOP Rep Claims He Once Lost A Drunken Arm-Wrestling Match To Putin

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) claims he once lost a drunken arm-wrestling match to Russian President Vladimir Putin. In an interview with 89.3 K...

Kate Sheppard

California Is On Fire And Its GOP Rep Insists It Has Nothing To Do With Global Warming

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this month, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) told a town hall that global warming "is a total fraud" perpetuated by people who "...

Back to the Struggle Against Ignorance

Paul Stoller | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Paul Stoller

As a society we seem to no longer place high value in scientific knowledge, intellectual excellence or, for that matter, artistic creativity -- three elements that have heretofore contributed to the greatness of our society. Can we get back on track?

OFA Delivers Unicorn Trophies To GOP 'Climate Deniers'

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Following President Barack Obama's pledge to bring his climate change plan to fruition, Organizing for Action volunteers on Tuesday delivered congress...

GOP Congressman Challenges Barbara Boxer To Debate, Wants To Prove Climate Change 'Is A Total Fraud'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) told constituents over the weekend that climate change "is a total fraud" designed by liberals to create "global gove...

GOP Rep. Makes Birther Joke

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) considered personally asking President Barack Obama if he was actually born in Hawaii, he told constituents at an eve...

GOP House Science Committee Members: ‘Global Warming Is A Total Fraud'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), a longtime member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, recently brushed aside concern that the w...

GOP Rep: 'Defund White Trash'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) said on Twitter this week that he would like to "defund white trash" who take advantage of federal social programs. ...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner: No Vote On Immigration Bill Without Majority Support Of Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday tamped down on the idea that he may be willing to pass comprehensive immigration reform l...

Marco Rubio Faces 'Weasel' Accusation From GOP Colleague

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) sees Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) as an untrustworthy and dishonest leader of the Republican effort on immigration refor...