Policy

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Boehner: Book Accusations Of Drinking More Than Making Policy Are ‘Baseless’

House Speaker John Boehner says former Republican colleague Bob Ney is a disgraced congressman who went to jail and that Ney’s criticisms of Boehner in a new book are “baseless and false.”

03/07/2013

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Scouts Considering Retreat From No-Gays Policy

The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic retreat from its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.

01/28/2013

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President’s Pot Comments Prompt Call For Policy

President Barack Obama says he won’t go after pot users in Colorado and Washington, two states that just legalized the drug for recreational use. But advocates argue the president said the same thing about medical marijuana — and yet U.S. attorneys continue to force the closure of dispensaries across the U.S.

12/15/2012

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a rally at Valley Forge Military Academy and College on Sept. 28, 2012 in Wayne, Pa. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Romney: Obama ‘Has Allowed Our Leadership To Atrophy’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney lays out a new strategy for the Middle East in an op-ed piece in Monday’s Wall Street Journal.

10/01/2012

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Best Chefs Heating Up The Culinary Scene In DC

From gastropubs to fine contemporary restaurants, these DC chefs are heating up the culinary scene with daring ingredient unions, combining global and local flavors in dishes to entice foodies of all kinds.

08/15/2012

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Boy Scouts Reaffirms Policy Of Excluding Gays After 2-Year Review

After a confidential two-year review, the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday emphatically reaffirmed its policy of excluding gays, ruling out any changes despite relentless protest campaigns by some critics.

07/17/2012

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