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Ex-Tory MP weighing bid to run as Liberal in Harper's old riding

OTTAWA — Lee Richardson, a longtime Progressive Conservative Albertan who was a Conservative MP in Stephen Harper's government, is weighing a run to become the...

Rick Perlstein: The Alt-Right Is Gunning for Anti-Trump Protesters

The proprietor of Being Libertarian, a Facebook community with 438,888 likes, wrote of Berkeley, “This was a riot,” and urged liberals to “BE LOUD” and...

Florida voters give Donald Trump thumbs up (and that's good news for Rick Scott)

Other Floridians considered bipartisan (and their rank) were: Republican David Jolly (48th), Republican Tom Rooney (52nd), Republican Ander Crenshaw (63rd), Democrat Patrick Murphy (67th), Democrat...

Canada's defence minister apologizes for embellishing role in Afghan operation

“I am sickened by this very real fraud perpetrated on Canadians and in particular the good men and women of our military,” said former Associate...

Harjit Sajjan apologizes for claiming he was architect of Operation Medusa

Conservative defence critic James Bezan said Sajjan's words were more than a “faux pas”. Canadians cant' believe him. “They were pretty surprising, because that operation...

Maxime Bernier, the federal Conservative leadership frontrunner, is actually a rock-ribbed conservative

"I believe in real conservative values and I don't compromise with our principles," says Bernier, daring to call himself "authentic." "No compromise, no buying special...

NDP has great opportunity for renewal, Angus says | Sudbury Star

Federal NDP leadership candidate Charlie Angus meets with supporters in Hanmer, Ont. during an NDP leadership campaign event on Saturday April 29, 2017.Angus beefs about...

E Pluribus_5: Learning on the Job

cleveland.com - the first 100 Dayscleveland.comMarine generals James Mattis as Secretary of Defense and John Kelly as Secretary of Homeland Security provided a sense of...

GARDEN BRUNCH EDITION -- TRUMP's first 100 days -- North Korea test-fires missile -- BRET STEPHENS' NYT ...

The letter, which is being led by Republican Study Committee Chairman Mark Walker of North Carolina, has already collected more a dozen signatures from conservative...

Crowded primary field seeks to fill Mulvaney's seat - News & Observer

Crowded primary field seeks to fill Mulvaney's seatNews & ObserverMike Huckabee, as well as U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, who ... Craig, who does ministerial and...

Canada fought the war on science. Here's how scientists won.

VoxA pro-science protest on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, in 2012. Stephen Harper's government had proposed steep cuts to many research programs.and more »...

Federal Conservative leadership candidates make their pitches in Charlottetown

Five Conservative leadership candidates make a pitch to party members during a Charlottetown Conservative Association fundraising luncheon Friday at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel. From left:...

If The Election Continues On This Path

HuffPost UK - The Conservatives Will Steam Roller Everyone ElseHuffPost UKThe discussion had some echoes of focus groups about Gordon Brown in Spring 2007 -...

Nunatsiavut brings issues to world stage at U.N. meetings on ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caNunatsiavut is well represented at the United Nations 16th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City this week.and...

Letter: One death is one too many

In 1992, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador officially recognized the National Day of Mourning thanks to Jack Harris, former leader of the N.L. NDP.

Letter: Time for some political clout on fisheries issues

Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are united in the belief that action is needed immediately to help address challenges and the future of the fishery. It is...

Calgary Conservative MP Michelle Rempel is considering a run for mayor

Absolutely no decision would be made by Rempel until after the federal Conservatives pick a new leader May 27 and likely a Yes or No...

Softwood lumber the latest issue for Ritz to deal with

News that the U.S. Department of Commerce had imposed countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports had Ritz as well as Randy Hoback, Official Opposition...

British Columbia NDP MP Nathan Cullen takes electoral reform ...

New Democratic NDP MP Nathan Cullen says the Liberals made a mistake when they scrapped their promise to reform Canada's voting system for the 2019 ...and...

Is Trudeau's youth council also a Grit recruitment scheme?

says NDP MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach, who sponsored a petition demanding to see the council's meeting minutes. “If it's public money that's invested in those...

Recent history shows there are no guarantees in O'Leary's kingmaker gambit: Hébert

There is not a Canadian political junkie who does not remember the high drama that attended Stéphane Dion's upset Liberal leadership victory in 2006. Over...

The Problem With Gay Conservatives Isn't Political Ideology, It's a Lack of Empathy

(blog) (blog)The panelists included Fred Karger, a gay Republican who ran for president in 2012; Gregory Angelo, president of the Log Cabin Republicans; Chadwick...

Stetski backs bill to help rafters

Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is strongly backing a private members bill put forward by a fellow NDP MP that, if passed and adopted, could...

L'ex-députée fédérale Sadia Groguhé candidate à la mairie de Longueuil

... des communes lors de la vague orange des élections fédérales de 2011, tandis que le NPD dirigé par Jack Layton était devenu l'opposition officielle,...

Town Talk: Hotelier Eleni Skalbania remembered with dinner to fund brain-cancer research

SO THERE: Elsewhere along the developer-politician divide, Wall Financial Corp. founder Peter Wall sidestepped the City of Vancouver Heritage Awards presentations. .... Braid: Alberta Conservatives...

Hundreds of Londoners and politicians gather for Workers' Memorial Day

“Workers in this province are the backbone of the community,” Irene Mathyssen, NDP MP for London-Fanshawe, said. “If we didn't have bus drivers, if we...

Federal NDP Leadership candidate Charlie Angus visiting North Bay on Sunday

Timmins-James Bay NDP MP Charlie Angus is bringing his Got Your Back campaign to North Bay on Sunday. Angus is one of the candidates in...

Support for Alberta parties unchanged since Jason Kenney elected PC leader: poll

Support for the Progressive Conservatives in Alberta hasn't budged since Jason Kenney was elected leader of the party, according to a recent poll. Among decided...

Foreign minister reaffirms Canada's support for Israel

(blog) (blog)Canada “stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Israel,” Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said in her first major public statement on the Middle East. Addressing the...

Liberals back pro-carbon tax Michael Chong for Conservative leader

. Ezra LevantRebel Commander. On Thursday's show I discussed the Conservative Party of Canada's leadership race. We know who the Liberals want to win: Michael...

Alt-Right Gays to Log Cabin Republicans: You're No Conservatives

Being gay and conservative used to be an idiosyncratic curiosity, like being gay with a bad haircut—now, it's a way to get favs and followers.and...

Kelly: A journey through forgotten America

While a fiscal conservative, Brillhart also supports same-sex marriage and abortion rights. Where is his voice ... We spent much of the day in Youngstown...

Patrick Brown Slams Balanced Budget

Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown went on the attack today over the Wynne government's balanced budget, calling the numbers in it 'charades,' and said the...

100 days later: Road trip through a divided nation

NorthJersey.comTaking the pulse of the American voter on a road trip through four states.and more »...

O'Leary's only two MP endorsements not ready to throw support to Bernier

(subscription)Now that Kevin O'Leary has dropped out of the Conservative leadership race to endorse Maxime Bernier, the two Tory MPs who endorsed him are...

Canadian justice ministers meet to tackle delays in the courts

“I think it's a huge part of the problem and it's certainly one that can be addressed,” said Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson. The Liberals...

More than 60 per cent of Canadians support idea of prime minister's Question Period, half are in favour of ...

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley, B.C.), his party's democratic reform critic, told The earlier this month that he doesn't like the...

Hepworth to Host Conservative Hopefuls

Ultimately, Miller thinks people will be interested to hear what the candidates have to say, "I think a lot of conservatives and not just conservatives...

Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead

Christian institutions from traditions espousing more egalitarian views might hire a female president; Christian institutions from more conservative traditions, however, almost certainly would not. Not...

Local service to mark National Day of Mourning

Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is expected to attend the service along with MP Irene Mathyssen and MPP Theresa Armstrong. Transit workers will be marching...

Perdue and Prospects for NAFTA

National PostDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)The Trump administration must send a final version of a letter to Congress to start a 90-day waiting period...

Rights groups and opposition urge Liberals to help those fleeing anti-LGBT violence in Chechnya

While Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland issued a statement earlier in April calling on Russia to investigate reports of human rights abuses in its...

BC New Democrat leader heads to Vancouver Island for today's campaign

B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark was also focused on workers during her campaign yesterday, visiting a North Vancouver sawmill and wood chip plant. Clark defended...

Maguire plans public meetings, survey on legalization of pot

Offering a list of unanswered questions, Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire has a number of concerns as it relates to the Liberals' looming legalization of...

Private donors pour millions into California politicians' pet projects

They were overwhelmingly from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego, while officials from Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties displayed their more conservative...

Indigenous rights pilgrimage Comes to Lanark County in May - www.insideottawavalley.com/

Indigenous rights pilgrimage Comes to Lanark County in Maywww.insideottawavalley.com/The long-distance walk will also publicize and support NDP MP Romeo Saganash's private member's bill, C-262, calling...

1966 Buick Skylark GS was strong but costly member of mid-'60s muscle car race

David Anderson said: “This week we have a 1966 Buick Skylark, possibly a Gran Sport, or GS, model. The simulated louvers in the lower front...

Conservatives and the cult of complacency

(subscription) (subscription)As a contender, he is very much a dark horse, though he is by far the smartest person in the room — just...

Who is my choice for new Conservative Party of Canada leader?

has had some dealing with some of the candidates over the past few months. We had an anti-carbon tax rally in Edmonton; Andrew Saxton...