With focus elsewhere, GOP Congress shows little interest in blocking pot legalization in D.C. | Washington Post

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Looming over the District’s historic decision this month to legalize marijuana has been another mandate that voters delivered on Election Day: A Republican majority on Capitol Hill with the power to interfere with the measure when it goes to Congress for review.

But congressional Republicans appear to have other things on their minds.

“To be honest, that’s pretty far down my list of priorities,” said Sen. Lindsey O. Graham R-S.C., who was maneuvering late last week to force a vote on U.S.-Iran nuclear talks.

“I haven’t given it one thought,” said Sen. Rob Portman R-Ohio, who CNN reported Friday was mapping out a presidential run.

“Focused on other things,” added Sen. John McCain R-Ariz., who will lead Senate oversight of the country’s military campaigns in Iraq and Syria when Republicans regain control of the chamber in January for the first time in seven years.

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