August 7, 2014

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Chuck Fleischmann defeats Weston Wamp in GOP primary

. Republicans successful in state, county races. By David ... The congressman began running aggressively on a conservative voting record and criticized his opponent in...

Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee becomes latest Republican to fend off tea ...

Carr has cast Sen. Lamar Alexander, a 74-year-old incumbent, as out of touch with an increasingly conservative electorate during... (Associated Press) ... John J. Duncan...

Lamar Alexander Beats Tea Party in Tennessee Primary

NASHVILLE — Senator Lamar Alexander on Thursday thwarted the final attempt by Tea Party supporters to oust a Republican senator this year and won his...

Dhoni, and a primal appetite for a scrap

Mark Taylor contributed a single in the second innings, but with Steve Waugh becoming the first batsman in 50 years to score two centuries in...

Lt. Gov. Ramsey reacts to Supreme Court justice victories

The incident happened just after 2:00 p.m. near East Ashley Avenue, said Fire Chief Steve Mims at Folly Beach Public Safety. The victim, Riley Harris,...

Ted Hsu not standing for re-election in Kingston and the Islands riding

Ted Hsu, Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands declared today that he won't be seeking re-election. In characteristic honesty, he explained in his farewell...

For one game and at least one series, Ravens' offensive line looks like a dream

The Ravens were constantly overpowered up the middle, and quarterback Joe Flacco was sacked 48 times, as the team finished 8-8 and failed to make...

For one game and at least one series, Ravens' offensive line looks like a dream

The Ravens were constantly overpowered up the middle, and quarterback Joe Flacco was sacked 48 times, as the team finished 8-8 and failed to make...

Alexander's Win Keeps Senate Incumbents' Record Perfect

This year's primaries had the potential to add more names to the list of defeated incumbents, with insurgent conservatives and tea-party-aligned groups making aggressive bids.

Haslam, Alexander, Roe win primaries

Joe Carr, a tea party candidate endorsed by national conservative figures such as Sarah Palin and Laura Ingraham. In early totals, Alexander had about 52...

The Rev. Chuck Queen: We have enough resources, and faith, to aid children at ...

It has taken conservative Christians longer to get on board, but according to Alan Bean, executive director of Friends of Justice, "much of the credit...

Alexander easily defeats Carr in GOP race Alexander easily defeats Carr in ...

John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, easily defeated Knoxville businessman Jason Zachary in his bid for another two-year term in the 2nd Congressional District. With 77...

Liberal MP Ted Hsu won't seek re-election | News British Columbia

Liberal MP Ted Hsu won't seek re-election. In "TOP NEWS". Ted Hsu, Liberal MP from Kingston, won't seek re-election. In "POLITIC". Ted Hsu, Liberal Kingston...

Liberal MP Ted Hsu won't seek re-election | News British Columbia

Liberal MP Ted Hsu won't seek re-election. By Staff OTTAWA – Liberal MP Ted Hsu says he won't run in next year's federal election because...

MP Fiyan (Vian) Dakheel: In a World Crying for Leadership, One ...

August 7, 2014 David Anderson Leave a comment .... in Britain. Boris Johnson, the Conservative mayor of London, has announced that he will run for...

Competitive bidding - www.muskokaregion.com/?

Competitive biddingwww.muskokaregion.com/?Their subsequent bids were more conservative. This is a valuable strategy. ... Pat Davies and Sue Scott with points earned for stratification by Kathy...

Kingston Liberal MP Ted Hsu says he won't seek re-election in 2015 ...

Kingston Liberal MP Ted Hsu says he won't seek re-election in 2015. By The Canadian Press. Liberal MP Ted Hsu says he hopes to return...

GOP Senate Incumbents Complete Primary Season Sweep

What's more, Tea Party upstarts in the 2014 midterms were better funded than ever before, with such groups as the Senate Conservatives Fund and FreedomWorks...

Tim's Light Reading (8/7/2014): Perlstein, Burke, Agamben, Green ...

a) “Perlstein shows (and means to show) that postwar American conservatism has surprisingly extensive and complex social roots and that at least some of its...

Justin Trudeau's Mosque Visit Draws Fire From Steven Blaney

"What I can say is that our government is working to combat radicalization leading to violent extremism through stronger legislation and strengthening relationships with Canada's...

Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn. - News & Observer

News & Observer Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn.News & ObserverIn this July 22, 2014 photo, Joe Carr greets supporters at a campaign...

BREAKING: Lamar Alexander Survives Primary Challenge

easily survived his Tea Party challenge on Thursday, dealing a final blow to conservative insurgents who hoped to oust a Senate incumbent this cycle. With...

Alexander stakes early lead in Tennessee primary

COM OUT; CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT Photo: John Rawlston, AP. Ruth Hall votes as election ... NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lamar Alexander...

Sen. Lamar Alexander defeats tea party challenger

SFGate (blog)Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) easily won his primary on Thursday, defeating a conservative challenger and effectively ending the tea party's hopes of unseating a...

Liberal MP Ted Hsu won't seek re-election | News Saskatchewan

Liberal MP Ted Hsu won't seek re-election. By Staff. OTTAWA – Liberal MP Ted Hsu says he won't run in next year's federal election because...

Sen. Alexander faces tea party-styled challengers

John J. Duncan Jr. during a get out the vote rally Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. .... "Carr goes way too conservative for...

Harper government's legal setbacks suggest strategy of confrontation

The surcharge itself isn't new, but the Harper government's approach is. The Conservatives made the charge mandatory for most offences and doubled the amount offenders...

US Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party challenge in Tennessee's ...

John J. Duncan Jr., share the stage during a get out the vote rally Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. Alexander was being challenged...

In Friday's Sun: Conservative war room steps on own bomb | Warren ...

They then instructed Steven Blaney, who is apparently the minister of something called “Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness,” to issue a public statement excoriating Trudeau.

Keep politics out of the pulpit

IRS investigation of political activity by nonprofits has been complicated by allegations that the agency improperly targeted tea party and other conservative groups that sought...

Olivia Chow says John Tory transit project could require tax hike ...

Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press NDP MP Olivia Chow asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on...

Unethical politics | Ed's Blogue

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney put out an odd press release accusing the Liberal party leader of associating “with a group that allegedly radicalizes Canadians...

Tornier N.V.'s (TRNX) CEO David Mowry on Q2 2014 Results

- Earnings Call ...Seeking Alpha (registration)[Operator Instructions] Our first question comes from Bob Hopkins of Bank of America. Robert A. Hopkins - BofA Merrill...

Venezia: Having fun with Costa Mesa candidates

18 at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore Theatre. (Doors open at 6 p.m.; the forum is from 7 to 8 p.m.). I checked ...

Daily Kos Elections Tennessee liveblog thread #2

John Duncan is in no danger of losing (The AP has already called his race), but he's not exactly doing well against his little-known foe...

Vote: 7 new Best Of categories

(blog)Torontonians struggle to find something to call their own and should defend themselves against these trends. It's... Olivia Chow struggles in latest mayoral poll...

Five questions as Miami Dolphins begin preseason against Atlanta Falcons

It remains to be seen just how conservative head coach Joe Philbin's play calling will be. He has plenty of options among the wide receivers...

Red Sox, Kelly top Cardinals, 2-1

The Red Sox loaded the bases with none out in the ninth against Rosenthal, a single by Yoenis Cespedes, double by Mike Napoli and intentional...

Hoback calls for humanitarian aid into Gaza

Haaretz ... a handful of Tory and Liberal politicians in accepting an invitation from the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs. Dissatisfied with hearing only one...

Bankrate's (RATE) CEO Kenneth Esterow on Q2 2014 Results

- Earnings Call ...Seeking Alpha (registration)First, Ken and Ed will deliver brief prepared remarks concerning the second quarter 2014 results that I trust you...

If You Thought Target's Ban On Guns Was Bad, Wait Until You See What They ...

America's second-largest retailer recently joined the growing number of corporations willing to publicly endorse homosexual marriage. The move comes just a month after Target weighed...

Amanda Marcotte moves the goalposts. Is a little consistency too much to ask?

Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL), Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), and Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). Whether or not someone likes them or their politics...

OVERNIGHT CAMPAIGN: A complete Walsh-out in Montana

(blog)TN-SEN (ALEXANDER): Primary polls close at 8 p.m. ET. ... Chris McDaniel's challenge to incumbent Sen. ... NC-SEN (HAGAN): The conservative group Concerned Veterans...

Edward M. Joyce, CBS News president in the 1980s, dies at 81

C.) and other commentators called for conservative investors to buy up the company's stock and “become Dan Rather's boss.” “There is abroad in the land,”...

Airports, airlines sound alarm about security screening wait times

CALGARY - Canada's air travel industry is calling on the federal government to commit more money to airport security and address lengthening lineups before they...

Last-minute tips for the governor's race

A third candidate, Don Berwick, has yet to catch fire the way Deval Patrick and Elizabeth Warren did as first-time candidates — and time is...

Outer space observation gets $6.7M boost from Ottawa

Marc Garneau, the first Canadian in space and currently a Liberal MP in the Montreal riding of Westmount—Ville-Marie, called the announcement “damage control” after the...

Shakespeare Was A Conservative, And His Plays Show It - ArtsJournal

Shakespeare Was A Conservative, And His Plays Show It. THEATRE Posted: .... This is Louis Armstrong's one hundred and thirteenth birthday, and he remains as...

A Looming Racial Challenge for Republicans

Don't you just love all the liberals who are constantly offering conservatives and Republicans advice on how they should act or transform themselves to be...

The Tortuous Politics of 'Torture'

Her partisan approach quickly alienated Republicans and caused a disabling fracture in a committee that had been known for outbreaks of seriousness. The report is...