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For too long, we've had either a drug du jour addiction policy focusing on heroin in the 1970s, then crack in the 1980s, followed by a mass incarceration of individuals with addiction since that time. Washington is a town of incremental change, but the loss of life happening every day in America demands more than a temporary Band-Aid.
Interacting with Congress has more in common with going to the DMV than opening an Uber app. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wa.) thinks that's a problem. The chair of the House Republican Conference told the 2015 Personal Democracy Forum in New York City on Friday that the Congress of the future will embrace technology the same way the private sector has over the past decade.
Seven thousand people pledged to go meatless for US Veg Week in 2014, and armed with the support of Raskin, Carter, Esther and others, Meier's hoping to make that number closer to 10,000 this year.
Forgive me for wondering whether the daily dealings between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are taking a page from the Rocky Balboa vs. Apollo Creed playbook -- without the Marquees of Queensberry Rules.
Real change needs more. Systemic change needs forces beyond individuals, individual programs, beyond even enlightened leaders. It needs the ground to shift. It needs larger planets to align.
Religious organizations receiving federal contracts can no longer discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Some question whether President Obama has gone too far. Others question whether he has gone far enough.
As anger at the taxpayer-funded salvage of America's largest banks and most inefficient industries exploded into rage over
"To this day, people come up to me all the time ... and say, 'Are you sure that Gary Condit didn't have anything to do with
In 1980 the mansions were converted into 14 condos, and now the biggest unit--the penthouse unit--is up for sale for $438,000
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