Category: National

West Virginia hemp on trial

There’s a state law that allows for the cultivation, sale and purchase of industrial hemp in West Virginia, but a Trump administration official is not letting that stop him from trying to crush a small business. U.S. Attorney for the…

Campaigns in high gear

With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, campaigns are moving into high gear: rallies, speeches, white papers, bus trips, television advertisement and debates. In New Jersey’s only statewide race, Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez and Republican challenger Bob Hugin will meet…

Democrats seek to expand Social Security

Following President Donald Trump’s false claim that Democrats are trying to cut Social Security, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Reps. John Larson (D-Conn.), Terri A. Sewell (D-Ala.) and Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) on announced the bicameral Expand…