March 29, 2015

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Tories to push through authorization of Syria air mission

New Democratic Party defence critic Jack Harris said Canada should focus on humanitarian aide to Syrian refugees and combatting radicalization here at home, while the...

Labor cleanskin Jodi McKay wins Strathfield back from Liberals

McKay was brought back into the political spotlight early last year after strong performances during the ICAC corruption scandal involving mining magnate Nathan Tinkler. Her...

State GOP strategy makes them sound like Democrats

Nevada Assembly Minority Leader Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas, left, talks with Assembly Majority Leader Paul Anderson, rear, and Assemblywoman Melissa Woodbury, both R-Las Vegas,...

In Delaying Vote on Loretta Lynch as Attorney General, GOP Is in a Quandary

Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Republican of West Virginia, said she could hardly expect a better nominee, “not in terms of qualifications or personal attributes.” Yet,...

Canadians from coast to coast mark annual Earth Hour by turning out lights

Murray told The Canadian Press the federal Conservatives have been "pretty disengaged" on climate change. He said Ontario ... Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq's office...

Hamilton Mountain federal NDP pick Scott Duvall as their candidate ...

By Kevin Werner, News Staff. Hamilton Mountain councillor Scott Duvall was nominated as the New Democratic federal candidate for the area to replace current NDP...

Building a better bill

"This is a dangerous, ineffective bill that should not be adopted," NDP public safety critic Randall Garrison said on Friday, echoing words first voiced by...

Ed Miliband woos business bosses with warning over EU exit risk

The IndependentEd Miliband will attempt to align Labour on Monday with a sceptical business community, insisting that only he can avert the “clear and present...

Michael Den Tandt: The budget — and the Liberal response to it — will yield ...

That's because, security craze aside, the economy is the only big remaining file on which the two front-running parties, Conservatives and Liberals, are still battling...

No reason given for disqualification

Jamie Lall had been contesting McAllister for the Progressive Conservative (PC) nomination, but the Alberta PC association has disqualified him and McAllister has been declared...

Round table discusses challenges of connecting small business to overseas ...

Bev Shipley, conservative MP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex , left, and the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, speak after a round table event in Wallaceburg...

Harry Bulkeley: Fox news reports contain no bias

Fox has lots of conservative opinion shows, but I'm talking rather about the straight news, specifically Special Report with Bret Baier. Don't take my word...

Head of smaller union proposes sharing strike fund with PSAC, PIPSC

The big galvanizing issue is protecting current sick-leave benefits, which Treasury Board President Tony Clement wants to replace with a new short-term disability plan. ...

The brash New York prosecutor who's indicting left and right

But it also got him recently reversed on appeal for overreaching in the insider-trading case of Anthony Chiasson, and personally sued by Chiasson's fellow hedge...

Tabling ideas over breakfast

Twelve-year-old Marjori Majooran, second from right, met with local MP Guy Lauzon, left, and provincial PC leadership hopeful Patrick Brown, right, during the Progressive Conservative...

The crushing defeat that shaped Scott Walker

“He can't sit still in an office he holds,” said Jim Klauser, a Republican power broker in the state who backed Green. Neither Walker nor...

Political lookahead: ISIS mission vote, C-51 amendments, NDP repayment ...

Some NDP MPs owe around $1,000, while others face six-figure bills. For instance, Montreal MPs Alexandre Boulerice and Isabelle Morin will be asked to repay...

'Her Character Is Flawed': GOP Dark Horse Slams Hillary Clinton, Promises to ...

... in the wide-open GOP 2016 presidential field, but she beat out such political heavyweights as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former governors Mike...

Republican Secret Love For Obamacare Exposed As Lawmakers Choose ACA ...

That is, unless they are the ones getting the subsidies, or “welfare” as they call it when poor people with dark skin take it. Hypocritical...

Seriously injured soldiers would get up to $70000 from new payment

CBC News has learned the Conservative government will announce legislation Monday that will create a new payment worth up to $70,000 for soldiers who have...

'Revolving Door': More Than Two Dozen Journalists Have Joined the Obama ...

Murray, a former Washington Post and Wall Street journal reporter, first joined the Obama administration as Vice President Joe Biden's communications director in 2011. On...

Florida Democrats look for a way to end election woes

Local 10Ted Deutch and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, both of South Florida, and Gwen Graham, who won in the conservative Panhandle, as potential 2018 statewide candidates.

Unexpected death of Liberal MP leads to questions about Eve Adams' plans to run

His sudden passing also raised some speculation on social media about former Conservative MP Eve Adams, who is now a Liberal and resides in the...

So where will Duncan Smith find those £12bn of welfare savings?

Days after the PM's blurt about not seeking a third term enticed Michael Gove to herald a “brave new world” where Tory politicians give straight...

Stephen Harper on the legality of bombing Syria: LOL

The Conservatives laughed and cheered their man's apparent wit. But Mulcair stood and decried the depths to which this place had just then sunk—”extraordinary: living...

Patrick Brown promises to reset PC party

RENFREW - The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario needs a major reset if it is to successfully unseat the Kathleen Wynne Liberals in the next...

France's far right breakthrough expected in local elections

PARIS (AP) — The conservative party of former President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to dominate Sunday's final round of France's local elections, give the far-right...

'Plane Talk' with Ruth Ellen Brosseau: On the surprising win in 2011 and that ...

She talks to Tom Clark about the transition from paper candidate to respected MP. She's come a long way from one of the dozens of...

The greening of gay marriage in Ireland

(subscription) (subscription)David Quinn, a journalist who founded the Iona Institute, a leading Christian organization that is helping spearhead the opposition, said his side could...

Fred Pfennig

He was very conservative and careful with his hard earned profits. ... He moved to Turtle Lake in 1967, Washburn in 1975, and Bismarck in...

Angelina Jolie's sacrifice is a giant leap for all women, RACHEL JOHNSON writes

The well-upholstered actress Candice Bergen has declared that, after a certain point, a woman has to choose between face or fanny (that's American for bottom).

Florida Democrats look for a way to end election woes

Ted Deutch and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, both of South Florida, and Gwen Graham, who won in the conservative Panhandle, as potential 2018 statewide candidates. He...

'Rapid evacuation' plans in place should Canadian jet go down in Syria: Kenney

Last week, the Conservative government tabled a motion in the House of Commons to extend Canada's mission against ISIS by one year and to expand...

John Meredith looks at father's courageous, 'maverick' life as activist and icon

Imagine it is your father, face contorted in anguish, anger and fear, blood already seeping through a short-sleeved plaid shirt. Imagine it is your father...

Maharashtra women's team wins at basketball meet

Pune, March 29 (IANS) — Maharashtra women made a rousing start in the 29th Federation Cup Basketball Championship at the Shiv Chattrapathi Krida Sankul here...

Sinead O'Connor is odd but she led the way on child abuse by priests

Nonetheless, O'Connor's funereal version — all five dreary minutes and 10 seconds of it — saw daylight at a uniquely fallow time for the music...

No Place for the Niqab at Citizenship Ceremonies – mySteinbach Blog

Posted on 03/29/2015, 8:00 am, by Ted Falk. There has been much discussion lately ... Our Conservative Government has appealed a court decision that would...

Douglas Alexander: Labour election majority 'difficult but doable'

Report authors Jane Green and Chris Prosser said it indicated Scottish Labour was "very unlikely" to win back voters it lost to the SNP during...

Commons renovates to squeeze in 30 more MPs after fall election

In politics, voters often want nothing more than to throw the bums out. But in Ottawa these days, the question being asked is how to...

Man falls 13 feet from OC window, greets EMTs — on foot

A man fell 13 feet Saturday morning and somehow greeted the paramedics, alert, conscious and on his feet. Maryland State Police Sgt. Colin Sweitzer said...

The Purple Revolution: The Year That Changed Everything review – self-pitying ...

Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images. Nick Cohen. Sunday 29 March 2015 00.45 EDT ... Farage cannot even remember a visit to a London pub, where foreigners...

NSW Election 2015: John Sidoti comfortably secures the seat of Drummoyne for ...

It is yet to be revealed whether Liberal power will continue across the Strathfield electorate, but Mr Sitodti said regardless of the outcome between Liberal...

NDP hopeful says public services kept family going in tough times

(subscription) (subscription)More than 80 party faithful filled the room at the BCGEU office to see Norah Bowman acclaimed as NDP candidate to run against...

'Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent' dazzles at The Warhol

A sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary who questioned religious conservatism, she was a civil rights and anti-war activist and a Pop artist who...

Ted Cruz tries to widen appeal beyond evangelicals

Ted Cruz spoke Friday at a conservative rally in Merrimack, N.H. “People I've talked to are excited about him,” said Kathleen Lauer-Rago, chairwoman of the...

What to expect when you're electing

Nigel Farage has said he will quit as UKIP leader if he fails to win in the Kent coastal seat of South Thanet - but...

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Murray told The Canadian Press the federal Conservatives have been "pretty disengaged" on climate change. He said Ontario ... Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq's office...

Cameron warns of 'knife edge' election before launching harsh personal attack ...

Mr Cameron also accused Mr Miliband of planning to “crawl up Downing Street on the coat-tails of the SNP” and warned that his spending plans...

MP Bob Zimmer: Motion about gun control and the UN | Blazing Cat ...

Canada is under international pressure to sign on to a United Nations arms control treaty but a Conservative MP is pushing back. Bob Zimmer has...

Feeral politician delivers anti-pipeline talk

Should Nathan Cullen decide to end his political career, he could probably take up being a stand-up comic to replace it. In the first few...