August 29, 2014

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Lamoureux new Liberal leader in Saskatchewan

He is from Regina and has a background in the construction industry. Liberal politics also runs in the family: his brother is Kevin Lamoureux, a...

5 things to watch for in New Jersey elections

Jeff Bell is trying to become the first Republican from New Jersey to be elected to the U.S. Senate since 1972. ... Cobb, who is...

W.Va. bracing for more political ads this fall

"The West Virginia voters could simply turn off, not listen to the specific charge that outsiders are trying to buy us, and all these very...

Mulcair's not-so-secret weapon

Olivia Chow quit to run for the Toronto mayoralty; the NDP lost her seat in the resulting by-election. Liberal MP Denis Coderre quit to run...

Fontaine inquiry is necessary

I always thought that Harper, Bush and Thatcher were neo-conservatives. What's up? Have I missed ... “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of...

2016ers jockey even before congressional elections

Having already visited New Hampshire, he has announced a trip to South Carolina, where he will have a chance to test his message with more...

Harry Reid's College To Drop Name From Campus Center

“This is a conservative base in Southern Utah and many people in southern Nevada also feel the same way,” Cedar City Councilman Paul Cozzens told...

ISIS Coloring Books for the Kiddies

But peering more closely at the photograph, taken this August, his weary brown eyes reveal a darker truth. In mere days these supplies will be...

Fantino's trump card

Yet there are concerns that the Liberals could tip the scales in the chief's favour come September when they name police board members to replace...

Grit's bad Toronto act

Why, it's Ontario Conservative leader John Tory, the mayoral candidate so enthusiastically endorsed by then-councillor Duguid against David Miller in 2003. "John Tory turns his...

Win Ben Stein's Racism

Every pundit from Fox "news" to Al Jazeera has weighed in on the Michael Brown killing in Ferguson, Mo. Those of the Murdoch variety have...

B'nai Brith CEO to nominate Harper for Nobel Peace Prize

Christian Paradis says the supplies are meant to "address basic needs." CP Video ... The Conservative government has said that its outspoken approach is part...

SIMON HEFFER: Yes, it's old-fashioned. But a word of advice for those who ...

Next, Gordon Brown steered Britain into the worst economic debacle since 1931. Not only did he fail to apologise, he ludicrously claimed that he had...

Canadians Like Trudeau Much More Than Harper, Poll Finds

The numbers on judgment are particularly telling since the Conservatives have focused their attacks on Trudeau in this area, branding the Liberal leader as "in...

Federal legislation will end fees for getting monthly bills on paper: minister

And that's the motivation for the telecom giants to keep the fees in place for as long as possible, said NDP critic Andrew Cash. "It's...

McConnell campaign manager resigns after Sorenson plea

MiamiHerald.com Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican presidential candidate to another before the 2012 Iowa caucuses.

Muslims can live faith more fully within Canadian society, Imam says in book ...

“Gimme a break,” answered Mr. Delic, who was once controversially banned by the Conservative government but has since built a reputation as a progressive leader.

Kennebec Valley Community College dean's list - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Kennebec Valley Community College dean's listKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelNicole A. Curtis, Melissa K. Mitchell, Casey J. Nadeau and Hillary S. Sumner, both of Canaan;...

McConnell aides figures in Iowa caucus scandal

Kent Sorenson, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to concealing payments from U.S. Rep. Ron Paul's campaign and obstructing the ... Justice Department spokesman Peter...

Federal legislation will end fees for getting paper bills: minister

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre has estimated consumers pay $734 million every year in fees to get bills on paper. And that's the motivation for...

He's already a famous surgeon and author, so why is Ben Carson toying with a ...

So stand up he does, citing Nathan Hale and Patrick Henry along the way. He wants his only regret to be that he has ...

Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

SFGate Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul waves as he walks on state to speak at the Americans for Prosperity gathering Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Dallas. Paul...

NDP MP Charlie Angus lies about National Firearms Association in ...

Besides exposing CBC's David Common for being absolutely clueless about Canada's gun laws (see video here): Sun News' Brian Lilley also hi-lights NDP MP Charlie...

Fall Books: From Ann-Marie MacDonald to David Cronenberg to Justin Trudeau ...

Former Conservative and now independent Edmonton MP Brent Rathgeber argues that our current parliamentary process is fractured in Irresponsible Government: The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy...

Fall Books: From Ann-Marie MacDonald to David Cronenberg to Justin Trudeau ...

To what extent has Canadian democracy strayed from the principles of our founding fathers? Former Conservative and now independent Edmonton MP Brent Rathgeber argues that...

Richard Mourdock resigns as Indiana state treasurer

SFGate Pence immediately appointed Daniel Huge, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of the Indiana Finance Authority, will serve as state treasurer on an interim...

Oracle Corporation v. SAP AG

Phyllis J. Hamilton, District Judge, Presiding Before: Susan P. Graber, William A. Fletcher, and Richard A. Paez, Circuit Judges. ... Kathleen M. Sullivan (argued) and...

Lifting the Curtain on Oklahoma's Botched Lethal Injection

First Amendment Coalition director Peter Scheer says it's this high potential for error, combined with the secrecy surrounding state pharmaceutical sources, that makes public access...

Oracle Corporation v. SAP AG

Phyllis J. Hamilton, District Judge, Presiding Before: Susan P. Graber, William A. Fletcher, and Richard A. Paez, Circuit Judges. ... Kathleen M. Sullivan (argued) and...

Billabong International's (BLLAF) CEO Neil Fiske on Q4 2014 Results

- Earnings ...Seeking Alpha (registration)We have a comprehensive plan to turn it around, including the following actions; number one, rebuilding the leadership team in...

Mourdock resigns from treasurer post - Courier & Press

Courier & Press Mourdock resigns from treasurer postCourier & PressPence announced Daniel Huge — chief financial officer and chief operating officer of the Indiana Finance Authority...

Op-ed: Women's museum plan expensive, not inclusive

Mike Lee, R-Utah, in his opposition to a bill that could put taxpayers on the hook for millions of dollars to build and maintain a...

Stephen McGinty: Bake Off takes the biscuit

The leader of the Conservative Party was not yet prime minister and could not expect to be without a full disclosure to the British people...

Utah university removes Reid's name from center

Reno Gazette Journal (AP) — Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader...

Winnipeg election tensions run high

Watching it all from first place in the polls, former NDP MP Judy Wasylycia-Leis. “Winnipeggers want to hear from us about our positive images and...

UK security crackdown as terror threat raised to severe

The Conservative Prime Minister said that the prospect of a terrorist state being set up on Europe's doorstep presented Britain with the biggest security challenge...

3 convicted in Georgia rapper's slaying

ATLANTA (AP) — A jury has convicted three men in the shooting death of an Atlanta rapper known as Lil Phat. Melvin Vernell III was...

Whistler loses visitors as jobs go unfilled

The resort is losing clients from around the world, and restaurants in Whistler Village are struggling to find staff to handle the coming seasonal rush,...

Take the State of StatsCan Survey

The miscues form part of an unhappy narrative at StatsCan that began in 2008 with a Conservative government initiative to cut costs by returning the...

Liberal MP wants long-form census returned

A Liberal MP has put forward a private member's bill to protect the independence of Statistics Canada and reinstate the long-form census. Kingston and the...

Conservatives restrict RCMP's ability to reclassify firearms

Justice Minister Peter MacKay, however, was accused of poor judgment after a photo was posted online showing him wearing a pro-gun T-shirt sold by the...

Conservatives restrict RCMP's ability to reclassify firearms

In an effort to quell the backlash, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney admonished the “unelected bureaucrats” who ordered the reclassifications and swiftly introduced a two-year...

Conservatives restrict RCMP's ability to reclassify firearms

In an effort to quell the backlash, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney admonished the “unelected bureaucrats” who ordered the reclassifications and swiftly introduced a two-year...

Whistler loses visitors as jobs go unfilled

The resort is losing clients from around the world, and restaurants in Whistler Village are struggling to find staff to handle the coming seasonal rush,...

More UKIP defectors? Tory MPs linked to rival party

Tory MP Douglas Carswell's surprise defection to UKIP has prompted speculation about whether other Eurosceptic Conservatives may also be considering jumping ship. UKIP leader Nigel...

Summer 2014 Was the Worst Ever

His resignation is tied to the Wednesday guilty plea in federal court by former Iowa state senator Kent Sorenson, for taking $73,000 in secret payments...

Two set to vie for Conservative Whitby-Oshawa nom as ... - iPolitics

That means it will likely fall to him or Perkins to keep Jim Flaherty's seat in the Conservative fold ahead of what will almost certainly...

Mourdock steps down with just months left in term as treasurer

The conservative Republican said in a statement he is leaving the office early to pursue other professional interests, including those related to helping Americans save...

Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

"Businesses are caught in the middle, because while they want to be loyal to the government, they have major investments here," said Laura Brank, the...

Fall Television 2014: Fridays and Saturdays

(blog)... more conservative expectations for her life. There is nothing revolutionary with this new series, but that is not necessarily a negative. Cristela looks...