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Senators Okay With Spying On Citizens, But Outraged It Happened To Congress

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), a staunch defender of government surveillance of ordinary citizens, took to the Senate floor Tuesday with the stunning accusation that the Central Intelligence Agency may have violated federal law to spy on Congress.<p>Feinstein, head of the Senate …

Koch Brothers Takes $88 Million in Corporate Welfare

Entitled “Subsidizing the Corporate One Percent,” the report from the taxpayer watchdog group Good Jobs First shows that the world’s largest …

CA. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on marijuana : 'It's time to legalize', 'time to regulate'

Appearing before the California State Democratic convention in Los Angeles, where delegates overwhelmingly endorsed “the legalization, regulation and …

Fallout for children of Fukushima: 'Try to avoid touching the outside air'

By Toru Hanai and Elaine Lies<p>KORIYAMA, Japan (Reuters) – Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear …

Charlie Earl on Twitter: "EXCLUSIVE: Federal Lawsuit Filed After Ohio Kicks Libertarian Candidate For Governor Off Primary... http://t.co/XZnGZPTzkS"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

How the US Energy Boom Is Harming Foreign Policy

Opponents of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline have focused largely on its disproportionate role in global warming. President Obama gave a nod to …

Geopolitics

Dems mull ethics complaint against Issa

The apology wasn't enough?<p>Despite Republican Rep. Darrell Issa apparently telling his Democratic counterpart on the House oversight committee he's sorry for cutting him off during a tense hearing earlier this week, Democrats are mulling the possibility of an ethics complaint.<p>"His apology didn't go …

Keystone Debate Now Rests On Obama's Shoulders Alone

End of public comment period on KeystoneXL pipeline environmental review ends the focus on State Department. "It’s up the president to decide yes or no, and it’s an easy yes," says American Petroleum Institute.<p>WASHINGTON — Friday marked the end of the public comment period on a key environmental …

Keystone XL

The Republican Party's Pot Dilemma

Most Americans favor legalizing marijuana, but most in the GOP do not. Can the party avoid being on the losing side of another culture war?<p>NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Christopher Beach was trying to defend keeping marijuana illegal to a roomful of conservatives, and it was not going well.<p>When Beach …

Ohio voters favor medical pot

COLUMBUS —<p>Support for same sex marriage continues to grow in Ohio — half of voters now say they favor it — but it’s still not enough to convince key …

Cannabis

Teenage Girl Uses Cannabis To Treat Leukemia & Great Results Were Seen – Doctors Publish Case Study

I'm in!<p>A recent study reveals that cannabis taken orally in the form of what is called ‘hemp oil’ can be an effective treatment for Leukemia and …

Ohio Sen. Turner: Ohio GOP vote plan hits 'greatest equalizer'

State Senator Nina Turner talks with Rachel Maddow about state Republican efforts to make voting harder in order to reduce turnout.

Ohio GOP resumes effort to make voting harder

Rachel Maddow reports on a litany of measures enacted by Ohio Republicans to make voting harder and reduce voter turnout to their benefit.

Raise Up Ohio on Twitter: "Gov. Kasich has turned his back on local public schools and funneled millions of dollars into failing for-profit charter schools. #realohio"

GOP, abetted by Gov. Kasich, continues its shameful assault on voting rights in Ohio: editorial

Ohio’s Republican-run General Assembly has now passed three bills aimed at holding down voting by black or low-income Ohioans, a breathtaking bid to …

Ohio cuts voter access: Editorial cartoon

CLEVELAND,Ohio-- Secretary of State Jon Husted's re-election mantra seems to be "If at first you don't succeed in disenfranchising voters, try and …

Rep. Kathleen Clyde: Ohioans Want Their Vote To Count | Minority Caucus

Following months of negotiation, the Ohio House today passed Senate Joint Resolution 5, bipartisan legislation that puts a constitutional amendment …

Fun-Da-Mental

Hundreds arrested at Keystone XL protest

Several hundred protesters were arrested Sunday in Washington D.C. during a protest of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Georgia state lawmakers OK medical marijuana as seizure treatment | Reuters

ATLANTA, March 4 (Reuters) - A Georgia measure that would legalize use of a liquid, non-intoxicating form of marijuana for patients with severe seizure disorders has been passed by the state House of Representatives with wide support.<p>Lawmakers approved the legislation on Monday in a 171-4 …

Income-tax cut would favor well-to-do

Adequate and fair taxes to support the schools neighborhoods communities and infrastructure we all needA quality Ohio starts with the tiniest …

Income Tax