June 4, 2014

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Election officials won't investigate Cumberland County sheriff's race

AUGUSTA — The state ethics commission voted Wednesday against launching an investigation into whether a Democratic candidate for Cumberland County sheriff, Michael Edes, had illegally...

Choquette (NDP) highlights Ducks Unlimited Canada efforts to ...

... country to protect and restore habitat with a view to supporting Canada's ecological, economic and social integrity. I would like to wish everyone a...

Hassainia (NDP) encourages constituents to buy local products ...

... Marguerite-D'Youville RCM, will do a wonderful job and bring the same dedication and attentiveness to this position as she does to the residents of...

Pro Report: GM internal investigation results coming Thursday VA scandal ...

Chris McDaniel, will face off in a June 24 runoff after both candidates fell short of a majority in Tuesday's primary, according to The Associated...

South Valley Republicans to face off in Assembly election in November

The 26th Assembly District is one of several Assembly and Senate districts pitting a Republican against a Republican or a Democrat against a Democrat under...

TW Shannon says outside groups should stick to issues, records in US Senate ...

... with opponent, U.S. Rep. James Lankford. Lankford says Shannon likely responding to backlash. by Chris Casteel Published: June 4, 2014 ... Chad Alexander, an...

South Valley Republicans to face off in Assembly election in November

The 26th Assembly District is one of several Assembly and Senate districts pitting a Republican against a Republican or a Democrat against a Democrat under...

Thad Cochran allies gird for battle

By ALEXANDER BURNS | 6/4/14 10:10 PM EDT. Jolted by a brush with political oblivion in this week's Mississippi Senate primary, Republican Sen. Thad Cochran...

Stephen Mandel Open To Alberta Legislature Run

"He (Prentice) is a progressive conservative. And progressive is the most important word," Mandel told a joint news conference with Prentice. "We are a city...

Cheryl Gallant leaves NATO documents in airport ... - Ottawa Citizen

Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant appears to owe a former Tory colleague a debt of gratitude for being on hand to retrieve and return a NATO...

Inside the Beltway: 'From Benghazi to Bergdahzi'

Also on the roster: Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Allen West, Herman Cain, John R. Bolton and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. “This will likely be the...

Power and Politics - Carolyn Bennett - Liberal Party of Canada

Tonight I appeared on CBC's Power and Politics to discuss the government's announcement on prostitution. Would love to hear your thoughts on the subject in...

From Bergdahl to Benghazi, Republicans fire up the scandal machine

The conservative publication Human Events reports that “Benghazi Clinton has now become directly involved” in the Bergdahl affair. How does Human Events know this? Well,...

NDP launches pan-Canadian food strategy

Following through on the 2011 election promise, today Official Opposition Agriculture critic Malcolm Allen (Welland) and Deputy Agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier-Maskinongé) launched the...

GOP Gets a Pay Day Thanks to Reid's Attacks on the Koch Brothers

The six-term Senate incumbent Thad Cochran, and the establishment Republican choice will face off in three weeks against Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel, who has...

Mississippiˆs McDaniel, Cochran face runoff, highlighting primary contests

Politico Thad Cochran, the ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and his conservative GOP challenger, Chris McDaniel, neither candidate got 50 percent of the vote,...

Supreme Court refuses to halt same-sex marriages in Oregon

(blog) (blog)Julie Engbloom, left, and Laurie Brown, right, get married by Judge Beth A. Allen at Portland's Melody Ballroom on May 19, after U.S.

New Democrats lay out proposal for national food strategy - iPolitics

It's a major policy proposal that's been three years in the making and become Malcolm Allen's pet project. Now the NDP agriculture critic couldn't be...

Jamming on the Brakes

Novick and Hales made one major concession on the eve of that hearing. They announced a five-month delay to do more work on the ...

Home News Soknacki isolated locally in his campaign to stop...

By Mike Adler. Somewhere between McCowan Station and the park south of Sheppard Avenue, the loneliness of David Soknacki's position in Scarborough became apparent. A...

Mourning, tight security on Tiananmen anniversary

Dozens of dissidents and other critics have already been detained by police, held under house arrest or sent out of the city in what they...

Conservatives continue to fail on exports « Canada's NDP

... pretended to sign an agreement with the European Union. Months later the Prime Minister is back in Europe, and there is still no deal,”...

Leadership Award - The NewsDesk

About Harold Albrecht. Harold Albrecht the Conservative Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga. Harold is active in a number of Caucuses devoted to facilitating better understanding...

Shannon says outside groups should stick to issues in Senate race

. by Chris Casteel Published: June 4, 2014. Advertisement ... Chad Alexander, an Oklahoma City lobbyist, and Xavier Neira, an executive with Manhattan Construction in...

MLA Darshan Kang to run federally as Liberal candidate in Calgary Skyview

Calgary Centre MP Joan Crockatt won't have to run again for the nomination in her riding because she was elected in a 2012 byelection. Ron...

Chris Christie receives 'Father of the Year' award

Lamar Alexander. Both Martinez and Alexander are up for re-election. On Wednesday it was announced that Christie will keynote the annual Faith & Freedom Coalition...

Mourning, tight security on Tiananmen anniversary

(AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan) ALEXANDER F. YUAN — AP. Hong Kong ... Dozens of dissidents and other critics have already been detained by police, held...

foote welcomes olympic medallist kaetlyn osmond ... - Judy Foote, MP

Judy Foote, Member of Parliament for Random-Burin-St. George's, was delighted to welcome figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond, from Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador, now training in Alberta,...

NDP launches pan-Canadian food strategy « Canada's NDP

Following through on the 2011 election promise, today Official Opposition Agriculture critic Malcolm Allen (Welland) and Deputy Agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier-Maskinongé) launched the...

While You Were Sleeping: What You Missed in Politics

(blog) (blog)There was concern among establishment Republicans that state assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a tea party favorite and a former leader of the Minuteman volunteer...

New Democrats lay out proposal for national food strategy

(subscription) (subscription)It's a national strategy proposal that's been three years in the making and become his pet project. Now NDP Agriculture Critic Malcolm Allen...

Mourning, tight security mark Tiananmen protest's 25th anniversary

Dozens of dissidents and other critics have already been detained by police, held under house arrest or sent out of the city in what they...

Tea Party Challenge in Mississippi GOP Primary Goes to the Wire

WASHINGTON — There was no clear winner early Wednesday in the most hard-fought Republican Senate primary race this year, with the six-term incumbent Thad Cochran...

Runoff Appears Certain for Six-Term Republican Senator

Politico WASHINGTON — The hard-fought Mississippi Republican Senate primary appears certain to go to a runoff in three weeks, with both the six-term incumbent, Senator Thad...

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen Square anniversary with vigil

Dozens of dissidents and other critics have already been detained by police, held under house arrest or sent out of the city in what they...

Legal Feeds Blog

The post, which still remained up today, on Rancourt's UofOWatch blog is titled: “Did Professor Joanne St. Lewis act as Allan Rock's house negro?” In...

Republicans Shouting Impeachment Have Reached Critical State Of Obama ...

Former one-term Republican Congressman, and current conservative talking head, Allen West took to his blog on Tuesday to make the case for President Obama's impeachment.

Marco Rubio Wins a Big Chit for 2016

(blog)Mr. Santorum also backed Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, who appears headed for a runoff against incumbent Republican Thad Cochran. (Rule No. 1 of...

Mourning, tight security on Tiananmen anniversary

By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press. In this May ... Activists say this year has seen a longer and more restrictive clampdown than usual, reflecting...

Taliban video shows Bergdahl's release Hagel to testify on Bergdahl next week ...

... of claiming the GOP nomination for a seventh term Tuesday, sending the longtime incumbent and his tea party challenger stumbling into a costly runoff...

GOP race down to the wire in Mississippi

(blog)Cochran, 76, is hoping to win a seventh term in Congress, but he faces McDaniel, a 42-year-old conservative challenger with strong tea party support.

Wonkbook: Will Seattle's $15 minimum wage experiment spread across the ...

(blog) (blog)"Democrats who are trying to get an initiative raising the minimum wage on the ballot in Arkansas tell me they have now collected...

Chris Christie to speak to pro-family group

By MIKE ALLEN | 6/4/14 7:27 AM EDT ... Chris Christie will court a huge Christian conservative audience later this month as a headline speaker...

Kashkari Wins, Will Face Brown for Calif. Governor

Though Donnelly -- a conservative favorite in California -- led Kashkari for months, the former Bush administration official gained momentum in the final days of...

Morning Brief — June 4, 2014

(subscription)RCMP investigators likely decided not to lay charges against former PMO chief of staff Nigel Wright over the $90,000 he personally gave former Conservative...

Reagan: A Legacy of Optimism and Common Sense

Christopher Lloyd's character laughs incredulously. “Then who's vice president? Jerry Lewis?” All these years later, the joke continues to be on Ronald Reagan's skeptics and...

GOP primary in Miss. may be headed to runoff

In a third Senate race on the busiest night of the primary season, former governor Mike Rounds won the Republican nomination in South Dakota —...

Militias in Libya Hard to Tame as Renegade General Steps In

. By Caroline Alexander and Maher Chmaytelli June 04, 2014 ... Still, groups such as Ansar al Sharia, accused of killing U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens...

Lachlan Murdoch accuses Australian rival publishers of 'giving up on print'

In a separate session at a Sydney media conference, News Corp's Chris Mitchell, the editor-in-chief of the Australian, took aim at Fairfax Media's style of...

Militias in Libya Hard to Tame as Renegade General Steps In

Sky News Australia ... Libya Hard to Tame as Renegade General Steps In. By Caroline Alexander and Maher Chmaytelli 2014-06-04T08:28:28Z. - Comments Email Print ... Still,...