Anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

...the old days and "coughed a lot."Bush and Cruz have also acknowledged using marijuana in their youth, as has President Barack Obama.Marijuana entrepreneurs say even tepid support for legalization is a step forward, and they're opening their wallets...
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Obama: 'Feeling good' on health care

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation...
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Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies

...capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes.For President Barack Obama, the opening of the U.S. Embassy in the heart of Havana is one of the most tangible demonstrations of his long-standing...
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My Turn: The liberal contribution to freedom, justice for all

...the Confederacy. "Removing the flag from this state's capitol would not be an act of political correctness," President Barack Obama said in South Carolina last week. "It would not be an insult to the valor of Confederate soldiers. It would simply...
Confidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments isolation.But officials said over the weekend they were nowhere near a final accord.In Washington, President Barack Obama there will be no nuclear deal with Iran if inspections and verification requirements are inadequate."I will walk away...
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Boosting OT: Obama calls for broader coverage

...their regular pay for any work beyond 40 hours a week."We've got to keep making sure hard work is rewarded," President Barack Obama wrote in an op-ed published Monday in The Huffington Post. "That's how America should do business. In this country...
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In race, Christie promises blunt campaign

...Christie's backers tried to persuade him to challenge President Barack Obama. In the years since, he won re-election with ease...race or creed or color."Yet Christie also jabbed President Barack Obama's "weak and feckless foreign policy" and called Democratic...
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Iran nuclear talks extended

...leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.In Washington, President Barack Obama said Tuesday there will be no nuclear deal with Iran if...then have 30 days to review it, during which time President Barack Obama would not be able to ease sanctions.If negotiations...
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Two women born in 1800s still alive

...from a small recliner. Posters from past birthday parties, letters from local elected officials and a note from President Barack Obama fill the surfaces. A sign in the kitchen reads: "Bacon makes everything better."She was born in a small farm town...
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Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...spouse, John, and said the ruling establishes that "our love is equal." He added, "This is for you, John."President Barack Obama placed a congratulatory phone call to Obergefell, which he took amid a throng of reporters outside the courthouse.Speaking...


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