In a sign of the changing national mood on drug policy, conservative law enforcement officials are embracing the change.
The former police commissioner and mayor known to fellow cops as "The General" has been dead for decades, but Philadelphia is still grappling with his controversial, racially-tinged policies.
After Obama’s 2008 election, a horde of conservative Republican governors won office across the country. One Tea Party governor hasn’t gotten much attention—Pennsylvania’s Tom Corbett. He’s more reserved than his counterparts, avoiding political...