A spurned donor, a frayed party, and a surprisingly divisive issue

Marc Caputo, Politico

The low-budget ad, with only three hits on cable for $305, was a typical hit piece for Americans for Safe Access, an under-funded special interest group looking to push its agenda on the cheap. “Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz thinks it’s okay for medical marijuana patients to go to federal prison,” a narrator intoned as unflattering pictures of the Democratic National Committee chairwoman flashed on screen.