Rebecca Kaplan

Oakland Councilperson

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City CouncilmemberAt-Large, elected citywide in Oakland.

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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

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