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Bernie Sanders considering 2016 White House bid to represent progressive causes

The U.S. Senate’s lone independent said he’s considering a White House run in 2016 if no other progressive candidates enter the race. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said the cost, constant travel and the intense scrutiny associated with a national campaign would discourage most potential candidates – including himself. “That is…

Federal agency recognizes pot for medical use

Medical marijuana dispensaries currently under fire from the IRS may have been handed a critical new weapon in their fight to stay open. The National Cancer Institute, one of the many federal agencies who make up the National Institute of Health, has ruled that marijuana does in fact have medical…

Ventura: The Tea Party is ‘orchestrated out of the Republican Party’

Ventura blasts Palin for being ‘a quitter’ Jesse Ventura is nothing if not a straight shooter. And the former Minnesota governor was true to form Saturday when he told Fox Business Network’s Tom Sullivan that the Tea Party movement is just a wing of the Republican Party. Sullivan tried to…

Lieberman won’t rule out running as a Republican in 2012

In 2006, Sen. Joe Lieberman fled the Democratic party to run as an Independent after losing the Democratic primary. In 2012, he may abandon the independent label altogether. The feisty Connecticut senator, who joined former Vice President Al Gore on his 2000 presidential ticket, said late Tuesday that he may…

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