October 29, 2015

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Eyes on Texas: No reason to worry over the passing numbers just yet

That play-calling against OU was all about staying conservative, eating up clock and limiting mistakes. The Horns did just that against the Wildcats, too. The...

MPs: New environment minister will weigh in on Mother Canada

Mark Eyking, the Liberal MP-elect whose riding encompasses the proposed statue location, agrees that whoever is selected to oversee the operations of Parks Canada as...

Taking Note | The Speakership Changes Hands, With Tears and Prayers

(blog) (blog)A tearful Speaker John Boehner worked his way through a box of tissues today while delivering his adieu to the House, which elected...

EXCLUSIVE: Wisconsin Senate majority leader, others also targeted in John Doe

MADISON, Wisconsin — This week the Wall Street Journal revealed just how expansive Wisconsin's political John Doe investigation was, targeting not only Badger State conservatives...

Judicial recount finds Liberal Amarjeet Sohi won Edmonton Mill Woods riding

EDMONTON – After a close race in which two candidates were separated by less than 80 votes, a judicial recount determined Liberal candidate Amarjeet Sohi...

Choosing right interim leader a critical first step for Conservatives

(subscription) (subscription). To grow, the party will need more than a caretaker, someone who simply ensures that the wheels don't fall off—they need to...

Contested elections in Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler counties

David E. Harris, Republican. Jeffrey BeGell, Plowshare Party. Caton town supervisor, two-year term. Veronica LaDieu, Democrat, Here For You, Time 4 Change. Lynn E. Tucker,...

Mulcair to ask ex-MPs to examine what went wrong for NDP in election

Possible candidates include veterans like Megan Leslie, Jack Harris, Pat Martin, Peter Stoffer and Nycole Turmel, all of whom were defeated in last week's vote.

After Getting Whipped by Trudeau, Canada's Conservative Party Is ...

While no candidate has formally declared their intention, the two front-runners are thought to be Kenney, the socially conservative minister of national defence; and Lisa...

Who in Liberal party will become next agriculture…

(subscription)Current agriculture critic Mark Eyking is likely to be named as a regional minister. Goodale, Eyking and Easter re-peatedly took the lead on agriculture...

Premier confirms talks with Ryan Cleary to run for provincial Tories ...

Premier Paul Davis confirmed Thursday he has been in talks with former NDP MP Ryan Cleary about changing parties and running for the Tories in...

LETTER: A medieval system - Orillia Packet & Times

Orillia Packet & TimesLETTER: A medieval systemOrillia Packet & Times... medieval method of selecting government no longer reflects this complexity. In the riding of Simcoe...

Election rubs off on curious kids

But the voters clearly chose NDP candidate Richard Cannings to represent them. The well respected biologist and bird watcher ran a strong campaign and had...

New MP faces steep learning curve after win

As for staffing, Cannings said he would likely follow his predecessor Alex Atamanenko's lead and keep his Ottawa staff at a minimum in order to...

Back to the polls for some Dartmouth voters

Darren Fisher, former councillor for District 6 and MP-elect for Dartmouth Cole Harbour, officially tendered his resignation to Halifax Regional Council on Oct. 27 after...

Dean Hart running as the self-proclaimed "anti-politician"

Dean Hart running as the self-proclaimed "anti-politician"Hart, a resident of Old Brookville, is challenging first-term Republican county Legislator Donald MacKenzie for the 18th District seat.

When it all doesn't go according to plan - www.insidebelleville.com/

When it all doesn't go according to planwww.insidebelleville.com/By all accounts, Moulton, as with Jenkins, was banking on the strong showing of his predecessor, Rick Norlock,...

Some Conservative MPs open to long leadership race into 2017

David Tilson, an MP from just outside Toronto, says after the election loss, the party will have a lot of soul-searching to do before picking...

No regrets: Gerry Ritz reflects on his time as agriculture minister

It's Oct. 20 — the day after the night before — and you'd never know Gerry Ritz's Conservative Party had lost the election or that...

New sports betting legislation for Canada

... on the federal election. The private member's bill was reintroduced by Joe Comartin, former New Democratic Party (NDP) legislator and a similar private member's...

Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai king of the Conservative caucus, for the moment

For a brief moment in history, Deepak Obhrai will be the man at the helm of the Conservative party caucus. The longtime Calgary MP happens...

Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai king of the Conservative caucus, for the moment

News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)It's all the result of changes made to the Parliament of Canada Act, put forward...

Saskatchewan's first-time MPs look to Ottawa

Two of those came to victory this month after defeating Conservative incumbents. Kevin Waugh, Conservative MP for Saskatoon-Grasswood, defeated former foreign affairs minister Lynne Yelich...

Liberal Changes To Electoral System 'Set Up To Fail,' Says Defeated NDP MP ...

"I honestly do not believe that — at the leadership level of the Liberal Party — there is a commitment to proportional representation," Craig Scott...

Albrecht likes challenge of being Opposition MP

As the only surviving Conservative MP when Waterloo Region otherwise elected all Liberals, Albrecht is bracing for a new challenge in the House of Commons:...

Justin Trudeau's risky refugee promise - Maclean's

If Justin Trudeau's pledge to bring 25,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees to Canada by the end of 2015 seems like a rash promise devised in...

Deepak Obhrai to lead CPC's first post-Harper caucus meeting ...

A joint session of Parliament in the House of Commons in Ottawa November 3, 2014. (Chris Wattie/Reuters). OTTAWA — For a brief moment in history,...

Updated New Hampshire Primary Source: Bush 3-day bus tour will go from ...

Kelly Ayotte became the first Senate Republican to back the Environmental Protection Agency's recently finalized Clean Power Plan, which sets a new standard of a...

Longtime Conservative Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai to run party's ...

Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai stands in the House of Commons during question period in Ottawa, Friday, May 30, 2014. For a brief moment in history,...

New MP faces steep learning curve as he sets up offices, gets ready for return ...

As for staffing, Cannings said he would likely follow his predecessor Alex Atamanenko's lead and keep his Ottawa staff at a minimum in order to...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » Animal Rights ...

Others, like NDP MPs Irene Mathyssen and Peter Julian, and Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan have also been strong voices for animals. But endorsements don't tell...

Cobb Republicans sound off on presidential debate

MARIETTA — Area Republicans who gathered at the Cobb GOP headquarters expressed frustration with what they characterized as a lack of substantive questioning at Wednesday...

What the Fla Insiders say: 'Bush campaign as joyous as Bataan Death March'

(blog)Rep: I never thought Jeb Bush was a "moderate" or "liberal" when he was Governor, but his positions on immigration and support for Common...

James Moore calls for a more inclusive Conservative leader

OTTAWA — Prominent B.C. Conservative James Moore, who confirmed Wednesday he would not seek the party's leadership, said the next Tory leader has to embrace...

3 people shot at mall, police confirm

INDIANAPOLIS — Patricia Reason hadn't been in Target five minutes when she heard gunfire. She was in the back of the retail store, in the...

Republican debate reforms help set viewership records, throw race wide open

“The race was basically one insider versus a bunch of outsiders, and the outsiders split the most conservative/evangelical vote while Romney consolidated the middle of...

Liberal changes to electoral system 'set up to fail,' says defeated NDP MP ...

Scott, who went down to a stunning defeat in Toronto-Danforth, the riding of former NDP leader Jack Layton, penned a "frustrated" Facebook post in the...

| Defeated NDP MP Craig Scott says Trudeau doesn't believe in true ...

Craig Scott, the NDP MP defeated in Toronto-Danforth, the old riding of former party leader Jack Layton, says he does not trust prime minister-designate Justin...