People of D.C. to Vote on Marijuana Legalization This November

By: Wednesday August 6, 2014 10:53 am

It’s official: marijuana legalization will be on the local ballot in Washington, D.C. this November. On Wednesday the D.C. Board of Elections ruled that Initiative 71 had enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. In a very short time frame, the DCMJ campaign managed to gather well over the number of signatures necessary. The people [...]

 

Is Rep. Andy Harris Looking for a Face Saving way out of Fight Over D.C. Decriminalization?

By: Monday July 14, 2014 12:14 pm

It is sounds like Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) might be looking for a face saving way out of the political fight he started with the people of D.C. when he tried to interfere with their new marijuana decriminalization bill.

Campaign Turns in 57,000 Signatures to Legalize Marijuana in D.C.

By: Monday July 7, 2014 12:19 pm

If all goes as planned the citizens of Washington D.C. will be joining the people of Oregon and Alaska in voting on to make possession of marijuana legal this November. On Monday the campaign submitted over 57,000 raw signatures to the Board of Elections to get their initiative on the ballot.

Democracy-Hating Congressman May Accidentally Legalize Marijuana in D.C.

By: Friday June 27, 2014 1:34 pm

It is tough to know if you should despise Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) more for wanting to strip a group of Americans citizens (who are predominately African-American) of their basic democratic rights or because he is just bad at his job.

How a Sneaky GOP Congressman Will Try to Block DC Marijuana Decriminalization

By: Wednesday June 25, 2014 4:52 am

Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) has announced he will attempt to block Washington DC from implementing the marijuana law recently passed by the DC City Council and signed by DC Mayor Vincent Gray, which lowers the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana to a misdemeanor.

GOP Representative-Elect Wants Government-Run Health Care Immediately Upon Entry to Congress

By: Tuesday November 16, 2010 7:00 am

It’s not that Maryland’s incoming freshman representative Andy Harris doesn’t like government-based health care, it’s that he doesn’t like the U.S. health care system. Neither do I. Maybe a Democrat is a Republican who had to wait a month for open enrollment.

The Last Super: Delaware, DC, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Wisconsin Primary Preview

By: Tuesday September 14, 2010 1:15 pm

Today effectively marks the end of the primary election season and the true beginning of the general elections. It’s not only one of the last primary days but one of the biggest, including Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. [Ed. note: Jon will be liveblogging results all night. Delaware polls close at 8pm EDT, with a number of others closing at 9. Look for results and reaction at FDL's Elections page.]

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