Indiana U.S. Senate candidate says he smoked pot at concerts

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., the highest-profile Democrat seeking to challenge Republican Sen. Todd Young’s 2022 reelection campaign, said he smoked marijuana at two recent Grateful Dead concerts in Chicago and pledged to legalize marijuana nationwide.

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Barrett ads tied to interest groups funded by unnamed donors

Overall, the Judicial Crisis Network, which was founded in 2005 to promote President George W. Bush’s nominees, said it would spend at least $10 million to support Barrett’s confirmation—roughly the same amount it spent to successfully advocate for Trump’s prior picks for the high court, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

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