July 19, 2015

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Scott Walker Goes All In on Iowa

That spotty history, combined with Mr. Walker's decision to adopt more conservative positions to please the state's electorate, makes Mr. Walker's game plan an uncertain...

Following NDP victory, Alberta's right considers uniting, or not

MP Rob Anders, who lost a nasty federal Tory nomination contest to Liepert last year, sat near the back of the tent. A longtime Wildrose...

Federal department rebrands fall flat on Facebook

Ottawa Centre MP and NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar said the new Canada and the World page was “banal” and did little to foster...

Pierre Poilievre's hunt to hand out $3B in child care cheques

"Shortly after being appointed, I was briefed that approximately 200,000 families would not get their money because they were not signed up," Poilievre wrote CBC...

'Hillbilly Bill:' Congressman J. Will Taylor

Reece was the more conservative of the two and Hillbilly Bill was shrewd enough to be a big supporter of the Tennessee Valley Authority. Reece...

NDP candidates excited ahead of Tom Mulcair rally in Windsor | Windsor Star ...

(blog) (blog)Windsor West MP Brian Masse is heading into his sixth federal campaign, and says this one feels different. “This is a little bit...

Walk with the Dragon attracts 10000 people to Stanley Park

(blog) (blog)Leading the procession were Premier Christy Clark and Defence Minister Jason Kenney, who doubles as the Conservative government's minister for multiculturalism. The event...

Uber drivers beware

I'm suspicious of the timing of the new Conservative social conscience. A substantial amount of the announced funding won't be available until after the election.

Lions Sunday Mailbag: How conservative will Jim Caldwell be this season?

(blog) (blog)The Lions are clearly hoping the 2014 season -- where Caldwell and Joe Lombardi wanted Stafford to focus on limiting turnovers and have...

High-profile NDP critic makes Vernon stop

Victoria MP Murray Rankin will meet with local candidate Jacqui Gingras and take part in a meet and greet session Tuesday at 4 p.m. at...

Rand Paul Rallies Houston For Real National Security: 'We Can't Project Power ...

While most candidates were in Iowa for the Family Leadership Summit, Paul attended a rally here with hundreds of conservatives just an hour outside his...

On Republican Hopefuls' Checklist: A Super PAC and Lots of Money

WASHINGTON—Some Republican presidential candidates could be in for sticker shock. Right to Rise, the super PAC supporting Jeb Bush , estimates it will cost nearly...

Heartfield: Why Canada hasn't had its same-sex marriage party

The NDP whipped both votes, in favour of same-sex marriage, but Bev Desjarlais voted against it in 2005 anyway and had her critic job taken...

Timing of the writ a political calculus | Metro

Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Stephen Harper greets supporters in a campaign-style visit to the riding of Cumberland-Colchester to support incumbent Conservative MP Scott...

Gary Adams, Green Party Candidate, Will Quit To Campaign For Liberal Candidate

Negotiations between Fuhr and the Greens have been going on for three months, the Liberal candidate told The . Fuhr said he had agreed to...

Canada's Gov't Fights Critics With Contracts

OTTAWA — Canada's ruling Conservative Party government is unveiling a series of high-profile defense contracts to counter claims from political opposition parties it has bungled...

GOP field chases Iowa evangelicals

Conservative leaders singled out Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, the 2008 Iowa caucus winner, as the current frontrunners among the...

Best QB-RB Backfield Combinations in Today's NFL

There are 11 offensive players on the field at any given time, and nine of them are important. But the other two, the quarterback and...

Ottawa shunning B.C. lead on AIDS

Victoria MLA Murray Rankin, NDP Opposition health critic, called on Ottawa to go further. “I would urge the federal government to adopt this ambitious strategy...

Put away your Bible, Justice: The new “religious freedom” arguments are neither

There, 17 county clerk offices are refusing to wed gays, and surely take comfort in the open letter Win Johnson, an attorney working for Alabama...

Local MPs left out of funding announcements

Randall Garrison, NDP member for Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca, where funding was announced for the West Coast Trail, Fisgard Lighthouse and Fort Rodd Hill, is not...

Jack Knox: Early 'gifts' for Island as federal election nears

You can tell it's campaign season because John Duncan is Trumping around the Island, planting seeds the Conservatives hope to harvest this fall. On Wednesday,...

A tax change so stealthy that Gordon Brown would be proud of it

For example, speaking at the party conference in 2009, George Osborne said Mr Brown's “disastrous tax raid on pensions heralded the start of the age...

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- Selvey WeddingRoanoke TimesJames was also attended by his brother, Mr. Coy Barnes of Lexington, N.C., his brother-in-law, Mr. Ben Bailey of Roanoke, Va.,...

LakeRidge's best in charge at Stampede

Ross Tyler holed a wedge from 137 yards, helping him and David Bolen shoot 64 and get to 14-under. And Jacob Jameson's late rush helped...

Trudeau's woes predictable; Harper's are just strange

(subscription) (subscription)At the other end of the country, Lynne Yelich, minister of state for consular affairs, a sitting cabinet minister, and five-term MP, lost...