A vocal opponent of marijuana legalization in D.C., Maryland Congressman Andy Harris says if one of his fellow Republicans captures the White House in 2016, he hopes they revisit Bowser's actions and prosecute her.
More than 13,000 employees of the U.S. Congress are using the District of Columbia's health insurance exchange for small businesses. A Roll Call reporter talks about why that's so, and what legal troubles the setup is facing.
At 12:01 a.m. on Thursday morning marijuana became legal in the District, putting the nation's capital alongside Colorado, Washington state and Alaska on the list of jurisdictions across the U.S. that have loosened their pot laws.
Legislation to secure the three-drug cocktail used in the state's executions by lethal injection failed in the state house, as lawmakers want to wait on a Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the practice.
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