Marijuana tax could be a new source of revenue for strapped states, and the federal government, too, say two congressmen who have proposed such legislation. But the scale of any tax benefit is hotly disputed.
Bo Obama, the gentlemanly dressed First Dog, was asked by a Goldendoodle named Ramona to escort her to the Portland, Ore., Doggie Dash fundraiser for the Oregon Humane Society. Ramona addressed Bo Obama in a YouTube video and wrote the FDOTUS a letter.
By taking on the White House over its drone policy and civil liberties, Rand Paul echoed concerns of liberal Democrats. But only one helped him during his filibuster, showing how tribal D.C. is.
Some Republicans saw the filibuster performance by Sen. Rand Paul as a morale boost for the party. He aimed to spark a broader discussion about the possible domestic use of armed drones.