Christine Grubb

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Polar Vortex Turns Niagara Falls Into Frozen Wonderland

Alaska Next In Line To Legalize Marijuana

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, advocates in Alaska say they already have enough signatures to get legalization on the …

Dallas Man Killed Neighbors Over Dog Poop

A Dallas man was convicted of murder Thursday after he shot his neighbors for sweeping their dog’s feces onto his porch.<p>Chung Kim, 76, shot his two …

No Food Stamps For Pot, Colorado Republicans Says

Republicans in Colorado are looking to make sure people can’t use food stamps to purchase the state’s newly legalized recreational marijuana.<p>State …

4 Hospitalized, Dozens Seek Treatment After West Virginia Chemical Spill

Four people have been admitted to a Charleston hospital after a chemical leaked into a West Virginia’s public water treatment system Thursday, state …

13-Year-Old Forced to Dance at Miami Strip Club

Miami Beach officials have suspended the business license at a local strip club, where police say a 13-year-old girl was forced to dance for …

Drones Will Be Tested in Six States

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday that six states will host test sites for drones, a major step toward allowing the commercial use …

NYT Wants Clemency For ‘Whistle-Blower’ Snowden

The New York <i>Times</i> editorial board is calling for President Barack Obama to take mercy on former NSA contractor-turned-leaker Edward Snowden.<p>In an …

Higher Times

My old friend Goldblog–now GoldBloom, I suppose–has an excellent response to David Brooks’s immediately notorious column about marijuana use.<p>Goldberg …

Obama: Renewing Benefits for Long-Term Unemployed Is Priority

President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to extend an emergency unemployment program during his weekly address Saturday.<p>Obama, on the heels of his …

White House Point Man Mends Obamacare Politics

Just days after his return to the White House last month, Phil Schiliro sat down in the Capitol with a group of vulnerable Senate Democrats seething …

Hillary Clinton Campaign Rents Email List to Pro-Hillary Super PAC

Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign has rented its email list to Ready for Hillary, the super PAC laying the groundwork for a potential …

Obama’s Three Challenges for January

President Barack Obama returned to Washington on Sunday after a 2½-week vacation in Hawaii. Waiting for him is an imposing mix of unfinished work and …

Why Legal Weed is Working in Colorado

The center of the movement to legalize pot is in a red sandstone building a few blocks from Colorado’s state capitol in Denver. The activists who …

4 Reasons We Haven’t Seen the Last of the Fiscal Cliff

At the end of 2013, Washington seemed to have declared a truce. A rare bipartisan two-year budget compromise wound its way through both chambers. …

FBI Burglars Come Forward After 43 Years Amid New Secrecy Debate

Before Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and WikiLeaks, Watergate, or even the publication of the Pentagon Papers, a group of anti-Vietnam War …

The Real Reason Hillary Rented Her Email List: To Get It Back

The pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Ready for Hillary turned heads Sunday when it rented the use of the former Secretary of State’s old presidential …

Gates vs. Congress Is The Real War

The first day of coverage of former Robert Gates’ book on his years running the Pentagon have focused largely on the strains between him and …

Gates Was Offended Obama Thought He’d Write a Memoir

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates writes in his new memoir that President Barack Obama was concerned his national security advisers might later …

Public Schools Urged To Weed Out Discriminatory Disciplinary Policies

The Departments of Justice and Education issued new guidance to public schools on Wednesday, aimed at helping teachers and administrators weed out …

Marco Rubio Announces Anti-Poverty Agenda

On the fiftieth anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty, in the second floor Capitol room named after him, Sen. Marco Rubio …

Gates’ Book: White House Betrayal, or Bonanza for Democracy?

What a difference three years can make. When White House aides were leaking juicy details of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011, then …

Everything You Need to Know About Mr. Janet Yellen

In <i>Lean In</i> Sheryl Sandberg devotes a chapter—“Make Your Partner a Real Partner” to finding the right guy to marry. “When it comes time to settle …

The Most Unprecedented Thing About Janet Yellen

When my colleague Rana Foroohar returned from her interview with new Fed Chair Janet Yellen, I couldn’t decide what to ask her about first. How fast …

Meet the Key Players in the Chris Christie Bridge Scandal

The unfolding scandal over a massive, four-day traffic jam apparently created as an act of political retribution by a top aide to New Jersey Gov. …

Congress Is Now Mostly A Millionaires’ Club

Congress is loaded, if you weren’t already aware.<p>The Center for Responsive Politics analyzed the personal financial disclosure data from 2012 of the …

Lawsuit Filed in Christie Bridge Scandal

At least six residents in New Jersey are bringing a class-action lawsuit against high-ranking government officials in connection with the simmering …

Dementia Cases Expected to Triple in Coming Decades

Currently, about 44 million people are living with dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease, worldwide, but according to Alzheimer’s Disease …