Amid Scandal, Governor Christie's New Jersey Approval Rating Drops

New Jersey Governor's Press Aide Subpoenaed in 'Bridgegate' Probe

A New Jersey legislative panel investigating the "Bridgegate" traffic scandal subpoenaed the press spokesman to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and three other officials on Tuesday.
Marijuana

Colorado Lawmakers Move to Tighten Edible Marijuana Laws

Colorado lawmakers are moving to tighten laws governing the sale of marijuana-infused edibles, an issue that has gained attention following two deaths possibly linked to the ingestion of cannabis products, the measures' main sponsor said on Tuesday.
California Congress

California Congressman Woos Sriracha Pepper Sauce Factory After Odor Complaints Heat Up

A U.S. congressman from a Los Angeles community is seeking to lure the factory that makes the bestselling Sriracha-brand hot pepper sauce to his district after residents in its current location complained about the smell.
Florida Governor Rick Scott

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Florida Appeal Over Worker Drug Testing

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an executive order issued by Florida Governor Rick Scott that had required all state employees take random drug tests.
Eric Holder

U.S. to Expand Clemency Criteria for Drug Offenders

The Justice Department will widen the criteria it uses to decide which drug offenders to recommend to the president for clemency, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday.
Court Orders U.S. to Release Memo on Drones, al-Awlaki killing

Court Orders U.S. to Release Memo on Drones, al-Awlaki killing

A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to turn over key portions of a memorandum justifying the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism, including Americans.
Arizona

Immigration Reform 2014: U.S. Supreme Court Will Not Listen to Arizona Appeal to Revive the SB 1070 Law

The U.S. Supreme Court reported that it will not listen to an appeal promoted by Arizona against a ruling which blocked the application of the controversial SB 1070 immigration law almost 4 years ago.
Hillary Clinton

Immigration Reform 2014: Hillary Clinton Assures She Is a 'Great Defender' of Immigration Reform in the U.S.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said last week that she is a "great defender" of immigration reform, a measure which seeks to open a path to citizenship for almost 11 million immigrants.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

New York Attorney General to Subpoena Airbnb on Sublets: NY Post

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is set to subpoena online home-rental marketplace Airbnb seeking records to identify users who are illegally renting out apartments, the New York Post reported citing sources.
President Barack Obama

Obama Signs Law to Bar Iran Diplomat From Serving in U.N. Post

President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.
Immigration Reform 2014

Immigration Reform 2014: Obama Blames Republican Leaders of Blocking Reform in Favor of Immigrants

President Obama made a call to the leaders of the House of Representatives to approve immigration reform this year, assuring that republican leaders have blocked negotiations to reach a path to improve the conditions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
Dreamers

Immigration Reform 2014: Republicans Stop Lower Tuition Bill for Undocumented Students in Florida

A law proposal with the objective of having students, even undocumented ones, pay lower tuition in the state of Florida might be dismissed by the Senate.
Exclusive: NSA Infiltrated RSA Security More Deeply Than Thought - Study

Two Justices Say High Court Will Likely Rule on NSA Programs

Two members of the Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have to decide the legality of National Security Agency surveillance activities.
Obama Gets Personal, Sanctions Putin's Inner Circle

Obama Argues Healthcare Law is Working, Rejects Republican Criticism

President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the U.S. Congress in November.
Chelsea Clinton has announced that she is pregnant!

Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy; Bill & Hillary Clinton Excited

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Marc Mezvinsky during a joint appearance with her mother, Hilary Clinton at the "Girls: No Ceilings" event on Thursday.
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