Political Headlines - March 11, 2014


  • Mass. defends scrutiny of marijuana bids: The Patrick administration didn't explain its failure to verify applicants' information until after approving 20 dispensaries for provisional licenses. Kay Lazar and Shelley Murphy report.
  • Is libertarianism taking hold of GOP?: One take-away from this year's CPAC is that the right is in trouble, at risk of a schism between social conservatives and small-government libertarians, says columnist Tom Keane.