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Move over, Big Pharma and Big Oil, Big Marijuana is here

Legalization ‘looking inevitable,’ spokesman says If there’s one group of people who get their way in Washington, it’s lobbyists. Now, advocates of marijuana legalization may have a reason to cheer that political reality: They’re getting their own marijuana lobby group. And just Big Pharma and Big Oil lobby for greater…

US business lobby to back former HP chief’s senate bid

The US Chamber of Commerce business lobbying group announced Monday it was backing former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina’s effort to unseat veteran Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer. “We’re endorsing Carly because she understands the challenges businesses are facing and will stand up for the people of California during these tough…

Teabagger 2010 opponent shreds McCain aide: ‘You left your brain in the lobby’

WASHINGTON — There may be more to Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) recent outrage at Democrats than meets the eye. Facing a potentially contentious GOP primary next year, McCain and his tea partying opponent are already resorting to heated personal attacks. “Even while still in the hypothetical stage, this race has…

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