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Nixon: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Use a Racial Issue

Nixon: Support for Legalizing Marijuana Use a Racial Issue

By Chris Carola | Apr 12
A week after telling two interviewers her support for legalizing recreational use of marijuana in New York was revenue-based, Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon said Wednesday that it's now foremost a racial justice issue for her.

Liberal 'Resistance Warriors' Learning How to Win Election

Liberal 'Resistance Warriors' Learning How to Win Election

By Steve Peoples | Apr 12
Hundreds of liberal candidates, most running in state and municipal elections this fall, are streaming into Washington this week as the Democratic Party's left flank intensifies in its push to seize control of Congress, statehouses and local governments.

McCarthy, Scalise are Likely Contenders for House Speaker

McCarthy, Scalise are Likely Contenders for House Speaker

By Alan Fram | Apr 12
Some say it's a fight between West and South. Or a battle for President Donald Trump's affections. Or a test of who can woo conservatives.

Trump Slump? International Arrivals Data May Be Wrong

Trump Slump? International Arrivals Data May Be Wrong

By Beth J. Harpaz | Apr 12
That "Trump slump" we've been hearing about in travel may not be as bad it seems.

Ryan Won't Run for Re-Election as GOP Worries About Midterms

Ryan Won't Run for Re-Election as GOP Worries About Midterms

By Catherine Lucey and Lisa Mascaro | Apr 11
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election, his office announced Wednesday, injecting another layer of uncertainty as Republicans face worries over losing their majority in the fall.

Alaska Tourism Suffers Amid Marketing Budget Cuts

Alaska Tourism Suffers Amid Marketing Budget Cuts

Apr 9
The leaders of Alaska's largest travel industry trade group are looking for ways to fill a void in their marketing budget created by cuts from lawmakers.

Surgeon General Recommends More Americans Carry Naloxone

Surgeon General Recommends More Americans Carry Naloxone

Apr 9
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., is urging more Americans to carry a lifesaving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

Security for EPA Chief Comes at a Steep Cost to Taxpayers

Security for EPA Chief Comes at a Steep Cost to Taxpayers

By Michael Biesecker | Apr 8
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes.

Hungarian PM Orban Expects To Win 4th Term In National Vote

Hungarian PM Orban Expects To Win 4th Term In National Vote

By Pablo Gorondi | Apr 8
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is expected to win his third consecutive term - and fourth overall - in Sunday's national vote but opposition leaders were encouraged by a high early turnout.

AP Reports EPA's Pruitt Spent Millions on Security, Travel

AP Reports EPA's Pruitt Spent Millions on Security, Travel

By Michael Biesecker | Apr 7
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes.

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