John Hudak

Why Joe Biden’s toughest opponent is his criminal justice record

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for the presidency. This is Joe Biden’s third run for the presidency in 32 years, and during his long tenure in public service, the Democratic Party has changed dramatically, particularly on issues involving criminal justice and drug policy. It is on these issues that Mr. Biden’s strengths have become his weaknesses.  

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Looking Into the Cannabis Crystal Ball: The Important Issues to Watch as Cannabis Becomes Legal

The following is an excerpt from the new book Marijuana: A Short History by John Hudak (Brookings Institution Press, 2016): 

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