American Politics

Feds probe Colorado’s regulations, enforcement over marijuana black market

July 21, 2017

US Justice Department representatives have held closed-door meetings with Colorado officials overseeing the state’s marijuana agencies to share details, prompting concerns federal authorities might attempt a crackdown in states with legal weed. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, a former Colorado attorney general, told KKTV that much of the discussion was about “sensitive case investigations.” The local affiliate staked...
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Republicans meet late into night as Trump demands new healthcare plan

July 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans struggling to agree on healthcare legislation to overhaul Obamacare obeyed U.S. President Donald Trump’s orders to try to swiftly reach a deal but were unable to resolve their differences in a long, late-night meeting. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump took Senate Republicans to task for failing to agree on how to...
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U.S. Senate Republicans set repeal vote as healthcare overhaul sinks

July 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans will vote on a straight repeal of Obamacare after efforts to overhaul the law collapsed, rattling financial markets on Tuesday and clouding the path forward for President Donald Trump’s other domestic policy goals. After two Republicans said they would not back the latest Obamacare rollback bill, Senate Republican...
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Idaho news station apologizes to BLM activist over ‘bank robbery’ picture blunder

July 16, 2017

HomeAmerica Published time: 16 Jul, 2017 22:38 Get short URL A TV station has apologized to a well-known Black Lives Matter activist after mistakenly attaching his photograph to a local story about a bank robbery. Tweets posted to CBS-affiliate KBOI in Idaho showed police restraining DeRay Mckesson, an activist and former Baltimore mayoral candidate,...
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Amazon’s antitrust issue comes under scrutiny in DC & beyond

July 15, 2017

HomeAmerica Published time: 15 Jul, 2017 04:06Edited time: 15 Jul, 2017 11:27 Get short URL Amazon’s desire to spread its empire far and wide is facing pushback from two power-centers in the US. Legislators in Washington, DC and moneymakers on Wall Street are weary of the company’s new plans. Amazon has announced that it...
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