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Remember the 99ers? Long-term unemployed workers’ invisible struggle

Pam Sexton, 46, works at one of the world’s most prestigious hospitals — the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. But she’s an intern, and her internship doesn’t come with health insurance. When she got laryngitis more than six weeks ago, she had to go to the Salvation Army clinic for treatment. “Kinda ironic, huh?

5 Questions For: Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson on marijuana policy

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson (R-NM) is now the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee, which is well-known for its support for marijuana policy reform — and Johnson, like most politicians, admits to having smoked it himself. Raw Story asked him about the genesis of his positions, where he sees the country headed and what

5 Questions For: Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson on civil liberties — including women’s rights

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson (R-NM) is now the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee, but many of the Libertarian Party’s constituency had their hearts first captured by one of Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) ultimately unsuccessful campaigns. With Paul throwing his weight behind the Romney-Ryan ticket, can his supporters and liberals disappointed in the president’s

Medical Marijuana Chamber of Commerce endorses Obama over Johnson

The United States Medical Marijuana Chamber of Commerce on Monday officially endorsed President Barack Obama for a second term rather than supporting Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson. Unlike Obama, Johnson has said he believes marijuana should be legalized. “I like Gary Johnson but in my opinion, he doesn’t have a chance to win the

5 Questions For: Gay Republican and GOProud co-founder Chris Barron

Chris Barron is no stranger to controversy: From inviting the controversial Ann Coulter to headline the first-ever “HomoCon” of gay conservatives to his organizations on-again, off-again relationship with the influential CPAC conference to his infamous feud with liberal LGBT activist Dan Savage, he’s never shied away from the spotlight and, in the process, helped

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