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Though the focus of the Republican presidential race has shifted to other contenders, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) sees a path that could lead him back to the forefront of the 2016 discussion — one that ambles through the quaint and storied old towns of New Hampshire. Christie is set to begin his longest…

The Oregonian has called for Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) to resign over “revelations about the apparently borderless world of public policy and private gain in which he and fiancée Cylvia Hayes exist.” “More ugliness may surface, but it should be clear by now to Kitzhaber that his credibility has evaporated to such a degree that…

Levels of the illegal drug ecstasy were found to have spiked in rivers near a major music festival in Taiwan that draws more than a half-million revelers annually. Researchers said they’re concerned not only about widespread use of the drug at the festival, but its potential effect on aquatic life. A report published Wednesday in…

A marijuana investment company has received millions from Founders Fund, the high-profile venture capital firm headed by famed investor Peter Thiel, mimicking the tech industry’s headline-grabbing cash infusions. Privateer Holdings, the cannabis industry’s first investment firm that’s behind the recently launched Bob Marley marijuana brand Marley Natural, announced Thursday that Founders Fund had made a…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The senior Senate Republican on Tuesday raised the possibility of Congress writing comprehensive healthcare legislation if the Supreme Court next year strikes down a subsidy provision of Obamacare. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, who will lead the chamber starting in January, told reporters: "If the court would rule the way they might,…

Ballot measures in Oregon and Alaska would set up a network of regulated pot shops, similar to those already operating in Colorado and Washington state after twin landmark votes in 2012. The referendums come amid rapid shifts in Americans' opinions on marijuana in recent years that have seen efforts to legalize cannabis creep closer toward…

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