8 hrs ago
Lazenby: Limited Approach To Medical Marijuana Winnable In SC
In a state as socially conservative as South Carolina, those who favor the legalization of marijuana for medical use are not merely facing an uphill battle - they're climbing a mountain.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Greenville News
Senators argue over S.C.'s participation in health care law
The author of a Senate proposal that would restrict state participation in the federal health care law known as Obamacare said his amendment offers opponents of the law a chance to do something other than shake their fists.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Senate to take up bill opposing federal health law
Senators are expected to debate legislation that aims to slow implementation of the federal health care overhaul in South Carolina, but even its Republican backers acknowledge it makes no attempt to nullify the law as many people believe.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Island Packet
The Buzz: Time for the Senatea s health (care) checkup
A lengthy debate is expected to begin next week in the state Senate on Beaufort Republican Tom Davis long-awaited amendment to a bill that would curb the federal Affordable Care Act in South Carolina.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
It's becoming clear that Washington Post reporters don't like school vouchers
Yesterday, the Washington Post's Emma Brown had a report about millions of dollars in funds that could not be accounted for in a draft audit of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
"Help Us, China!" and Other Plans for D.C. Voting Rights
Positive tweets from Cory Booker aside, the District's attempts to get a vote in Congress hasn't had the clearest path lately.
Could the U.N. Help D.C. Win a Vote in Congress?
Raising the profile of the District's struggle to win voting rights in Congress to the international level could create some interesting geopolitical dynamics.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Island Packet
Davis' bill would allow cannabidiol oil to be used for seizure treatment
Unable to find anything to control her daughter's intractable epilepsy, Jill Swing was weeks away from one last drastic attempt to stem the hundreds of seizures Mary Louise suffers each day.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Norton's false choice on D.C. scholarship fund
Flummoxed. That was my reaction when Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton issued a warning last month, served with a dollop of hysteria, that Congress could stop funding the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program if the D.C. Council were to approve a bill creating its own college scholarship .
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Blue-Collar Skillz, No Bobby Harrell Dealz
Republicans and hip-hop go together like Jim Crow and Malcolm X, but props anyway to the Republican Liberty Caucus of Greenville, a Tea Party-affiliated group, for giving no fucks and posting "SC Politics Resistance Rap/Hip Hop" to its site .
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Kasich Going To Vegas For Some Presidential Roulette
The 2016 presidential media sing-along has now embraced Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose every half-step is being projected as evidence that he might be, would be, could be and - for Heaven's sake! - should be the GOP's answer to raise America from the post-Obama ashes as a kind of born-again society.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Northern Va. Dems Opt for Nominating Convention for Wolf Seat
Northern Virginia Democrats are utilizing a nominating tactic more commonly associated with state Republicans to choose the party's nominee in a nationally targeted district.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Who's the real Al Franken? A look at a senator's transformation
Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questioned a panel of witnesses during the committee's hearing on "Continued Oversight of U.S. Government Surveillance Authorities" on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
The End of the Power of One
Henry Waxman could be the last person in Washington to acknowledge that there may never be another Henry Waxman.