The Rhode Island House of Representatives passed a revised bill yesterday that paves the way for the opening of three medical marijuana dispensaries that likely will be open by fall. Governor Andrew Cuomo's "progressive" New York, however, is still assessing the "risks" of legalizing prescription po ... More >>
The Senate voted today to confirm Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court by a 58-42 margin. Rhode Island's Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican to vote "no." So did Jim Jeffords, the Vermont Republican-turned-independent. Four DemocratsRobert Byrd of West Virginia, North Dakota's Kent Conra ... More >>
John Bolton has left a trail of alienated colleagues and ridiculed ideas. He's a shoo-in for Senate confirmation.