August 5, 2014

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Two NSW Liberal MPs stand aside from the party following ICAC revelations on ... - Yahoo!7 News

Yahoo!7 News Two NSW Liberal MPs stand aside from the party following ICAC revelations on ...Yahoo!7 NewsTwo more New South Wales Government MPs have stood aside...

Big Primary Target Pulls It Off

Chron.com Kansas's incumbent GOP senator held off a challenge from Obama's conservative second cousin Tuesday, and a Michigan libertarian firebrand dispatched his establishment-backed opponent. The Tea...

Aiding and abetting austerity: The social democratic rhetoric of retreat

(blog) (blog)After the total disaster of the Ontario NDP's "pocketbook populism" provincial 2014 campaign that sought, allegedly, to attract new voters by seeming to...

Two NSW Liberal MPs stand aside from the party following ICAC revelations on ... - Yahoo!7 News

Yahoo!7 News Two NSW Liberal MPs stand aside from the party following ICAC revelations on ...Yahoo!7 NewsMr Tinkler and Buildev have also been accused of involvement...

Local group occupies MP Don Davies office

rabble.ca VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A local group occupied MP Don Davies office for about four hours Tuesday to protest Israel's ongoing military action in Gaza, and...

Household Demographics 2003 vs. 2013

I created the above charts from spreadsheet data reader Tim Wallace sent. The data is from the Census Department 213-page PDF 2013 Annual Social and...

Why Employment Insurance is an election issue

There have been a number of cutbacks to the unemployment insurance program over the years by Conservatives and Liberals alike, and workers have been waging...

Amash holds off GOP challenger; Moolenaar wins in bid to replace Camp

Ellis loaned his campaign $1 million in his bid to knock off Amash, a libertarian-minded Republican who often bucks the GOP establishment in a Republican-leaning...

Election officials predict 15% turnout in Aug. 12 primary

Government Accountability Board spokesman Reid Magney said the turnout for Tuesday's midterm primary is projected to fall short of the 19.6% of eligible voters who...

Onder Completes Comeback With Landslide Victory For Senate Seat

Like the other candidates in the race, Onder stressed his socially conservative views on abortion, gun rights and gay marriage. Unlike his opponents Chuck Gatschenberger...

Onder Completes Comeback With Landslide Victory For Senate Seat ...

Like the other candidates in the race, Onder stressed his socially conservative views on abortion, gun rights and gay marriage. Unlike his opponents Chuck Gatschenberger...

Obama's Conservative Cousin Loses To Republican Incumbent ...

Last week for conservatives to take out a GOP incumbent senator. ... This week is the last chance for conservatives to take out a Republican...

Shepherd Express Endorsements: Vote Tuesday, Aug. 12

The Republican nominee, Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel, would be an attorney general in the vein of conservative J.B. Van Hollen. Schimel will have...

Congress results: Trott defeats incumbent Bentivolio; Bishop over McMillin - Crain's Detroit Business

Congress results: Trott defeats incumbent Bentivolio; Bishop over McMillinCrain's Detroit BusinessA Republican incumbent once dubbed the "accidental" congressman was handily defeated in Michigan's primary election...

Candidates surfacing for Whitby-Oshawa byelection

“Conservative Party members in Whitby-Oshawa will be notified when the nomination opens,” says Cory Hann, director of communications with the Conservative Party of Canada in...

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup: Artificial Turf Discriminatory

Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State for Sport Honourable Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia Venue General Managers for Women's World Cup Canada 2015 ...

Lishchyna pulls out of Tory contest after MP Adams drops out

The lone remaining candidate in a bitter battle for the Conservative nomination in the new Toronto-area federal riding of Oakville North-Burlington has dropped out. Natalia...

GOP incumbent congressman trails in Michigan

Michigan Primary. Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, right, stands with campaign volunteer Terry Spryszak as they search the parking lot for last minute votes outside...

Eve Adams' Conservative rival also drops out of heated Oakville North ...

Just four days after Conservative MP Eve Adams quit a contentious nomination race, her rival announced she too was dropping out. Until Friday, Ms. Adams...

Eve Adam?s Conservative rival also drops out of heated Oakville North ...

(Pressemitteilung)... a bitter battle for the Conservative nomination in the new Toronto-area federal riding of Oakville North-Burlington has dropped out. Natalia Lishchyna says she's...

Second Ebola patient wheeled into Atlanta hospital for treatment

In a scare at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, federal health authorities were alerted when a sick passenger arrived on a flight...

(Updated) Gov. Palin: Joe Carr is the conservative fighter ...

Posted on Governor Palin's Facebook page earlier today: Sarah Palin 9 hours ago ------------------ Voters in #tnsen have a clear choice on Thursday! Joe Carr...

Mothers and Families for Gaza occupy NDP office to support Gaza ...

Support rabble · Corrections · Photo: Mothers and Families for Gaza. A group of 30 mothers and children occupied NDP MP Don Davies' Vancouver office...

Mothers and children occupy NDP office to support Gazans | rabble.ca

On Tuesday August 5, a group of 30 mothers and families occupied NDP MP Don Davies' office in Vancouver advocating for Palestinian children who have...

This Ebola-Stricken Doctor Could Have Saved Himself, But Chose To Save His ...

A dose of “experimental serum” arrived in Liberia to be tried on a U.S. charity worker struggling for her life — but there was only...

Charities and the CRA: Censorship by audit

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives are apparently so threatened by charities that it's no longer enough to publicly slander them, as Peter Kent did in 2012...

Windsor Hum talks begin with River Rouge and US Steel

Essex Conservative MP Jeff Watson said initial talks have occurred between the Canadian Consul General in Detroit and the Mayor of River Rouge and officials...

The Immoral Minority: Former California State assemblyman wants ...

We want them to go on the warpath and do whatever it takes to stop the destruction of our constitutional Republic," Baldwin wrote in Barbwire,...

KKR borrows $1.4b for Treasury bid

KKR and Rhone plan to use a conservative gearing ratio compared with traditional private equity investments because wine is an agricultural industry subject to seasonal...

James Moore: Standard Life's conservative view wins friends south of the border

Of course, Standard has long been a bastion of old-style Edinburgh Unionism, and conservatism (only sometimes with a small c). Its late chief executive, Scott...

Trudeau lambasted for visiting mosque linked to al-Qaida recruitment

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is being accused of "intellectual dishonesty" for visiting a Montreal-area mosque the U.S. military reportedly considers an al-Qaida recruitment centre. The...

Making Math Education Even Worse

I learned that at the 2010 annual conference of mathematics societies, Bill McCallum, a leading writer of Common Core math standards, said that the new...

2nd Conservative candidate quits bitter nomination ... - Canada.com

Just four days after Conservative MP Eve Adams quit a contentious nomination race, her rival announced she too was dropping out. Until Friday, Adams and...

US|Conservatives See Potential in Tennessee Judicial Race

This year, she and two other justices appointed by Phil Bredesen, the Democratic governor at the time, have collectively raised more than $1 million for...

Protest at Halifax MP Megan Leslie's office urges NDP to get tougher with Israel

About 30 demonstrators called for the federal New Democratic Party to take a tougher stance against Israel as they picketed the office of Halifax MP...

NDP calls for urgent meeting of Commons committee on ... - iPolitics

NDP MP for Victoria Murray Rankin rises to question the government during question period in the House of Commons Tuesday December 11, 2012 in Ottawa.

The Current Ebola Strain: It's Airborne Folks – Eight Nigerian ...

The empirical evidence of an airborne Ebola Strain is overwhelming Hat Tip GWP - Patrick Sawyer was the American businessman, who contracted Ebola while working...

Canada, EU agree on 'historic' free-trade pact — but there's still more work ...

Unfortunately, Conservatives have kept Parliament and Canadians in the dark throughout the negotiations with talks conducted in secret and without any transparency.” The Liberals trade...

Medals haul 'an excellent return'

She hailed highlights such as the success of Shetland swimmer Erraid Davies, 13, the Commonwealth's youngest ever medallist, and Ross Murdoch's tears of joy at...

Canada, Europe agree on text of free-trade deal

On Tuesday, the Conservative government announced that after lengthy negotiations that followed an agreement in principle struck last October, Canada and the European Union have...

National Retail Properties' (NNN) CEO Craig MacNab on Q2 2014 Results ...

(registration)Kevin B. Habicht - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Director, Director of CNL Commercial Finance Inc and...

Miners union seeks 'game change' for Grimes

And Clinton's campaigning, targeted at conservative and rural Democrats, helped Hillary Clinton secure more than 65 percent of the vote in Kentucky during a 2008...

Clear the air over charity audits: NDP

Findlay roundly rejected that request Tuesday in a separate letter to Rankin and Megan Leslie, the party's environment critic. "Your baseless accusation that I have...

Clear the air over charity audits: NDP

Findlay roundly rejected that request Tuesday in a separate letter to Rankin and Megan Leslie, the party's environment critic. "Your baseless accusation that I have...

Clear the air over charity audits: NDP

Findlay roundly rejected that request Tuesday in a separate letter to Rankin and Megan Leslie, the party's environment critic. "Your baseless accusation that I have...

Harrisburg lobbying firm a cancer, Pa. senator says

said Senator Scott Wagner (R-York). "He has a lot of influence in this building." Influence ... Nyquist is married to Noel, former staffer to Senator...

Group occupies NDP office to protest party's stance on the Israel conflict

VANCOUVER - About 20 women and children occupied federal New Democrat Member of Parliament Don Davies' office Tuesday to protest his party's recent statements on...

Shutting down Pictou County mill not an option: NS gov't

CBC.ca “The people of Pictou County have reached their tolerance in dealing with this very difficult situation,” says Karla MacFarlane, Progressive Conservative MLA for Pictou West.

'We need those jobs here in Cape Breton'

Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking is pointing the finger at Ottawa, while Northside-Westmount PC MLA, Eddie Orrell issued a news release last week blaming “incompetent” decision-making...

Clarke announces bid for re-election | Northern Pride - Meadow ...

Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Rob Clarke is only one of several candidates throughout Saskatchewan to announce plans to run in the October 2015 federal election. “I...