Rebecca Kaplan

Oakland Councilperson

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City CouncilmemberAt-Large, elected citywide in Oakland.

Rebecca Kaplan on KCRW

Now that weed is legal, Oakland has a program that helps people with marijuana convictions -- including ex-felons -- get into the pot business for themselves.

In Oakland, people affected by the drug war get a first crack at pot licenses

Now that weed is legal, Oakland has a program that helps people with marijuana convictions -- including ex-felons -- get into the pot business for themselves.

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Before it began to debate gun control this morning, a Senate committee heard from Gabrielle Giffords and her former astronaut husband, Mark Kelly.

Senate's First Hearing on Guns since Newton Draws Attention

Before it began to debate gun control this morning, a Senate committee heard from Gabrielle Giffords and her former astronaut husband, Mark Kelly.

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