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Officials in Legal Pot State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown

Officials in Legal Pot State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 26
Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws.

White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana

White House Expects Justice Crackdown on Legalized Marijuana

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 24
The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown.

Trump's Weekend Trips to Mar-a-Lago Cost Taxpayers Millions

Trump's Weekend Trips to Mar-a-Lago Cost Taxpayers Millions

Feb 22
Budget watchdogs are criticizing the cost of President Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. He has been there the past three weekends or 11 days of his 33 days in office.

We the People: Trump's 1st Month

We the People: Trump's 1st Month

Feb 22
We revisited four people we've been following, each with different political backgrounds and beliefs, to see what they thought of how President Trump is doing.

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

By Richard Lardner | Feb 21
Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It's not.

Trump vs. the Press

Trump vs. the Press

Feb 21
Appearing on "Face The Nation Sunday, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus defended President Trump's declaration that the press is the enemy.

Executive Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75

Executive Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75

By Janie Har | Feb 20
Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.

Pride After Trump: Pride Fort Lauderdale Organizers Hope to Send 'Strong Signal'

Pride After Trump: Pride Fort Lauderdale Organizers Hope to Send 'Strong Signal'

By Michael d'Oliveira | Feb 18
As the first "Pride" since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, Miik Martorell sees Pride Fort Lauderdale as the first opportunity for the local LGBT community to speak out.

What Will Trump Do? There's A Conflict Between Federal and State Marijuana Laws

What Will Trump Do? There's A Conflict Between Federal and State Marijuana Laws

By Norm Kent | Feb 18
Twenty-eight states have now enacted laws that allow or protect the medicinal and even recreational use of marijuana. Florida joined the fold in November. Still, pot is illegal under federal law; what will the Trump administration do?

Critics: Trump Should Not Ignore Domestic Terrorist Threats

Critics: Trump Should Not Ignore Domestic Terrorist Threats

By Adam Kealoha Causey | Feb 17
Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building.

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