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 [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday August 6, 2014 10:53 am|
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jane Hamsher 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.
|By: David Dayen 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.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 26, 2010 2:42 pm|
I’m updating nine House races to reflect the newest public polling and news reports. (Yesterday’s update can be found here.) Overall, the individual polling data today has not been good for Democrats. Each day’s new updates are highlighted in green.
|By: Jon Walker 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.]