There was some good news and some bad news on marijuana this week, which got us thinking about how the subject of federal marijuana policy relates to the presidential nomination race.
One agent who allegedly assaulted a prostitute was given a $1,500 bonus.
Leonhart came to head the DEA as acting administrator in 2007, under former President George W. Bush. She was made administrator
Congress must thoroughly review the tactics that place agents and contractors in cozy contact with the cartels they are supposed to be dismantling. It must also take this opportunity to consider whether the DEA is fulfilling its mandate -- and to reassess that mandate.
In their letter, the lawmakers argue that under Leonhart the DEA placed "far too great an emphasis on prosecuting state-legal
The obvious choice for this week's Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week is none other than America's new Attorney General, Loretta Lynch. Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate in a 56-43 vote.
Count me among the satisfied that Leonhart will be leaving her government job soon. With her departure, President Obama now has the opportunity to name someone to the job who can clearly see the future of drug policy reform.
WASHINGTON -- The embattled head of the Drug Enforcement Administration will resign next month, Attorney General Eric Holder
"From her testimony, it is clear that she lacks the authority and will to make the tough decisions required to hold those
Several lawmakers were highly critical of Leonhart’s leadership of the DEA. Leonhart is a longtime DEA official who has held
The legislation backed by Marino, a former U.S. Attorney who stepped down from his position in 2007, would give distributors
Leonhart said the DEA "targets the baddest of the bad, the worst of the worst" and had trouble acknowledging a relatively
DEA OIG Report On Daniel Chung Read the full report, which offers a detailed account of Chong's ordeal, below: While Chong
Since the LA Times piece went to print, the DEA and other Drug Warriors lost skirmishes -- and even a few battles -- in the war on marijuana politics literally every single day:
Meanwhile, the U.S. House voted in late May for an amendment that would prevent the DEA from spending money to target medical
"What has the DEA done to deserve a $35 million raise?" Polis asked on the House floor Thursday afternoon. "Why are we singling
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) this week jumped to the defense of Michele Leonhart, the Drug Enforcement Administration