May 20, 2014

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Violence eclipses divorce case

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) chief executive Chris Griffiths is right to apologise for remarks he made last week in response to criticism about his pay...

Millions spent flying PM, GG and ministers on VIP Challenger jets

Edmonton Journal Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and two of his officials used a Challenger jet while in Africa for international meetings (although they travelled to...

Jody Hice, Mike Collins headed to runoff for District 10

Conservative radio talk show host Jody Hice and Mike Collins, the oldest son of former U.S. Rep. Mac Collins, appeared to be headed toward a...

From the Creaux's Nest

Coulter is being treated at M.D. Anderson for colon cancer. ... (Editor's note: The most conservative Democrat I know.) ... Wayne Peveto, Jim Stelly, Martha...

McConnell wins GOP Ky. primary; Nunn for Ga. Dems

Allyson Schwartz. A smattering of Republican House members faced primary foes, notably Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho. Challenger Bryan Smith said the incumbent wasn't conservative...

Rabbi allegedly misused funds to keep liaison with teen quiet

Starr, who developed a national reputation as a leader in Conservative Judaism in his 28 years as rabbi of Temple Israel of Sharon, allegedly transferred...

Maxime Bernier urges Quebecers to embrace Canada | Metro

Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Conservative MP Maxime Bernier rises during question period in March 2013. MONTREAL—Quebec needs a more mature relationship with the rest of...

Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

Federal Judge Michael McShane released an opinion on Oregon's Marriage Equality lawsuit that grants gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry in Oregon. (AP...

Republicans receive boost in Senate primaries

Politico Chris McDaniel, who has the backing of some powerful conservative groups ahead of the June 3 primary. In South Carolina, Sen. Lindsey O. Graham is...

Pelletier helps Dems on women's issues

Chris Murphy, D-Conn., continues to be one of the poorest members in that chamber -- although he has a lot of cash in the bank.

Ottawa to review greenhouse gas strategy

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq frequently mentions both. In these areas, however, Ottawa is largely ... Ms. Leslie said the Conservative government is focusing on “minor...

Superintendent's races to be determined by runoffs

Three of them ‑ Allen Fort, Mike Buck and Kira Willis ‑ endorsed each other during an Atlanta Press Club debate Sunday because they agree...

House Primaries: Clinton In-Law Loses Pennsylvania Comeback Bid

(blog)John Barrow is the last white Democrat from the Deep South still in Congress, and Republicans are after his conservative-leaning 12th District once again...

Conservative MP Woodworth allowed to use Commons cellphone in ...

A House of Commons interpretative manual backs up Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth's claim he was allowed to use his Commons cellphone during the 2011 election—despite...

Deal wins GOP primary for Ga. gov.; faces Carter

He easily defeated former Dalton Mayor David Pennington and State Schools Superintendent John Barge. Now Deal's campaign will focus on a tougher Democratic opponent in...

Republicans receive boost in Senate primaries

Chris McDaniel, who has the backing of some powerful conservative groups ahead of the June 3 primary. In South Carolina, Sen. Lindsey O. Graham is...

Conservative Hero Pleads Guilty After Claiming Innocence, Persecution by ...

Conservative Hero Pleads Guilty After Claiming Innocence, Persecution by Obama for Months (Video). By Michael Allen, Tue, May 20, 2014. Conservative hero and anti-Obama filmmaker...

The gallery gets its groupthink going on 'Angry Tom'

(subscription) (subscription)Prior to that, the consensus among Ottawa scribes was that Conservative MP Eve Adams was a haughty type prone to “tantrums” because she...

The gallery gets its groupthink going on 'Angry Tom'

(subscription) (subscription)Prior to that, the consensus among Ottawa scribes was that Conservative MP Eve Adams was a haughty type prone to “tantrums” because she...

Floyd County's Mike Buck holding his own in superintendent's race

Three of them endorsed each other during an Atlanta Press Club debate Sunday, Allen Fort, Mike Buck and Kira Willis, because they agree with keeping...

Bruce Carson on Stephen Harper and the Conservatives | Ottawa ...

I officially joined Harper's office in September 2004 … while (Paul) Martin was entertaining the printers at the Ottawa Conference Centre and dealing with the...

As governor, Lucey reached across aisle, got things done for state

In fact, Lucey ran as an independent for vice president in 1980 on a third-party ticket with former Rockford Republican Congressman John B. Anderson. Clearly,...

Superintendent's race will be determined by a pair of runoffs

Chron.com Three of them endorsed each other during an Atlanta Press Club debate Sunday, Allen Fort, Mike Buck and Kira Willis, because they agree with keeping...

Watt had no role in MP Adams' nomination campaign, casting doubt on rival's ...

Political strategist Jaime Watt is consulting with his lawyers over claims that he had worked on Conservative MP Eve Adams attempt to win her party's...

Scott Reid: Israel, Harper's principles and his party's politics

... deep waves of shock from this news. So when Conservative MP Mark Adler is caught on camera cry-babying to PMO staff “but it's the...

Superintendent's race likely to be determined by runoffs

Three of them endorsed each other during an Atlanta Press Club debate Sunday, Allen Fort, Mike Buck and Kira Willis, because they agree with keeping...

Parental Alienation (Canada): Dr. Hedy Fry, Progressive Liberal ...

Dr. Hedy Fry, Progressive Liberal, doesn't like equal parenting, in Bill C-560. Another rant from me based on a Liberal politician who has no idea...

Conservative MP Woodworth allowed to use Commons cellphone in 2011 ...

(subscription)A House of Commons interpretative manual backs up Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth's claim he was allowed to use his Commons cellphone during the 2011...

England v Sri Lanka, Twenty20 international: live

Generally, England far too conservative in the changes they have made. ... Man Northants and England really are missing is David Willey, tough that he...

Lobbying: music industry study touches on new technologies, copyright, tourism

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Dean Allison and Parliament Now's editor Asha Hingorani. The photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh. The reporter Tim Naumetz and Nova...

Veterans trapped under government's sweeping budget omnibus steamroller ...

(subscription) (subscription)Finance Minister Joe Oliver, pictured with his top officials Brian Ernewein and Jeremy Rudin May 6 at the House Finance Committee. The omnibus...

Harper's a political warrior, and that's okay: Gerry Nicholls

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Dean Allison and Parliament Now's editor Asha Hingorani. The photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh. The reporter Tim Naumetz and Nova...

Ministerial communications staff more like email clerks, say Parliament Hill ...

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Dean Allison and Parliament Now's editor Asha Hingorani. The photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh. The reporter Tim Naumetz and Nova...

Hill Climbers: Anderson replaces Cardow in PMO, Trudeau hires new ...

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Dean Allison and Parliament Now's editor Asha Hingorani. The photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh. The reporter Tim Naumetz and Nova...

Could a federal Liberal government reignite Quebec sovereignty ...

Conservative MP Maxime Bernier rises during question period in the House of Commons Tuesday March 19 Call a referendum and abolish the Senate, Maxime Bernier...

Ontario Election 2014: Ghosts Of Premiers Past Haunt Hudak, Wynne

Cameron Anderson, associate professor of political science at the University of Western Ontario, said Wynne has the biggest task in trying to distance herself from...

How to reclaim our place within Canada « Maxime Bernier blog

In the 1990s, the Reform Party, one of the two parties responsible for making the Conservative Party of Canada what it is today, put forward...

Joyce Bateman highlights benefits of the New Building Canada Plan ...

Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre Joyce Bateman spoke today at the forum of Economic Development Council for Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities regarding the New...

Entretien avec André Bellavance - La politique Québécoise vue de ...

Le premier déclaré des candidats à la chefferie du Bloc Québecois en est aussi l'un des rares élus. Journaliste de carrière, qu'il émaille...

The issues and races to watch tonight

(blog) (blog)... state lawmaker Donna Sheldon of Dacula battling Mike Collins of Jackson for the second spot. Congress, 12th District, Republican: Businessman Rick Allen...

Local elections 2014: your Greater Manchester guide

Manchester is famously a 'Tory-free zone', the last blue council seat having vanished back in 2012 – and no Conservative MP returned within the city...

Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

seattlepi.com Federal Judge Michael McShane released an opinion on Oregon's Marriage Equality lawsuit that grants gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry in Oregon. (AP...

Midterm scorecard: Is the party over?

... several establishment-backed candidates. It's too early to say if the party's over, but as Stuart Rothenberg of the non-partisan Rothenberg Political Report wrote earlier...

Midterm scorecard: Is the party over?

Establishment Republicans, backed by business-friendly outside groups, launched a counter-offensive this year against conservative Senate challengers after two election cycles of hard-right candidates winning GOP...

Midterm scorecard: Is the party over?

It's too early to say if the party's over, but as Stuart Rothenberg of the non-partisan Rothenberg Political Report wrote earlier this month, "it's already...

Chris Grayling: the worst Cabinet minister in recent memory?

Being Secretary of State for Justice is generally a good position to be in for a politician, especially a Conservative one. The majority of people...

Dozens wed after Oregon gay marriage ruling

CNN Jubilant couples began applying for marriage licenses immediately after U.S. District Judge Michael McShane issued his ruling Monday, and many were married hours later. In...

Candidates agree Europe and UKIP could be factors in tight Amber Valley poll

BELPER SOUTH – Conservative (Jim Anderson). Candidates: Jeremy Richard Benson, Lib Dem; Daniel Joseph Booth, Con; David Edgar Fisher, UKIP; Erik Johnsen, Lab. CODNOR AND...