December 25, 2015

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Primary, heroin crisis among state's top stories

Maggie Hassan announced she would run for the U.S. Senate seat held by first-term Republican Kelly Ayotte, setting off a race in a key swing...

Top 10 stories of 2015

In Winnipeg South Centre, Winnipeg South, St. Boniface-St. Vital and Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley, Liberals won seats and knocked off a Conservative in the process. The Liberals...

Virtually 300 years and not using a cover

BBC News (subscription)... a busy life.” For the young it's hard to fathom a time when making a bed involved tucking in a series of...

Texas congressional delegation declares the session a success

(subscription) (subscription)Despite the state's leading role in international trade, a clutch of small government conservatives led by Dallas Republican Jeb Hensarling had called for...

Fantasy football: Panthers hidden gem can swing title

It wasn't the human bowling ball posing as a fullback named Mike Tolbert. It was rookie Cameron ... Last week was the third time this...

Rob Scuderi, Michal Rozsival back together 12 years later

He's a conservative, stay-at-home defensive-minded defenseman. Rozsival's a skilled .... The Hawks chased Arizona starter Anders Lindback by scoring three goals — all on the...

Activism's Long Road From Corporate Raiding to Banner Year

Pentair Chief Executive Randall Hogan spoke several times with Trian co-founder Ed Garden about corporate strategies and promptly moved to add Mr. Garden to its...

December 25, 2015 | Year in Review: The 42nd Federal Election

Here in the Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, riding, we saw debates, public appearances, and campaigns from six different candidates. incumbent, and re-elected Conservative MP Bob...

New Cowichan MP settles into familiar offices in Duncan

17. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. MacGregor and Cowichan Valley MLA Bill Routley were on hand to meet with members of the community. MacGregor's...

The lesson of Canadian politics in 2015 — stay humble: Delacourt

The complaining became more open when MP Eve Adams defected from the Conservatives to the Liberals, and Trudeau appeared to endorse her bid to seek...

THROUGH THE PAGES: Dec. 24

LeBlanc's Shipbuilding in Weymouth produced Fairmile motor torpedo boats during the Second World War. Among other uses, the 34-metre boats saw duty on anti-submarine patrols...

Path to the playoffs: NL Central

(blog) (blog)Now comes the bad news: Three-fifths of the rotation currently consists of Jeff Locke (4.49 ERA in 2015), Jonathon Niese (4.13 ERA with...

Perhaps we should all channel our inner Jeremy Corbyn to create a kinder world

The recent stories in the press about sleek and ruthless young Conservative campaigners and their bullying ways feel as if they belong to a distant,...

Utah Effect: By one gauge Eagle Mountain among nation's most conservative cities

(blog) (blog)Money and politics » Salt Lake City and Park City are Utah's liberal outliers. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Email Print Single page. Share...

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young in secret debt plan

The documents show that MPs and senators routinely pay back money, even if they wait months to do so: Liberal senator Anne Ruston cleared a...

Flashback Friday: Prime ministers' holiday cards over the years

In 1999, a holiday card from Jean Chretien featured the then-prime minister with his wife Aline and four of their grandchildren posing at the Harrington...

Spain's Anger Management

The conservative People's Party, which just four years ago won a landslide election victory, has now lost more than three million votes. The case of...

Rep. Robert Hurt to retire from Congress at end of term

U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt, R-5th District, announced Wednesday his retirement from Congress when the current term expires at the end of 2016. Hurt's departure, after...

Big White in Vogue

Macaulay Culkin had a blast in the classic Christmas movie Home Alone – but being on your own over the holidays can get you down.

Media Silent about Hillary's Smear of Trump

Strangely enough, it was "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski on DNC echo chamber MSNBC who challenged Clinton's claim. On the Dec. 22 show, Howard Dean,...

Year in Review 2015

Local landowner Richard Bailey called on area residents to band together to oppose the proposed construction of a new cellular tower by Rogers Communications near...

2015 brought successes, challenges for the St. Louis-area congressional delegation

It had had unanimous bipartisan, local support, from conservative Republicans such as freshman Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, to veteran liberal Democrat Rep. William Lacy Clay,...

Year in Review 2015

Local landowner Richard Bailey called on area residents to band together to oppose the proposed construction of a new cellular tower by Rogers Communications near...

Politicians turn our defence forces into 'attack forces'

Eric Abetz's "welcome" for new ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie ("Stop the lefty love-in: ABC's new boss gets a conservative welcome", December 22, p4) continues...

Arlin Adams, Federal Judge Three Times on Supreme Court Short List, Dies at 94

Judge Adams considered himself a conservative on the bench, guided by legal precedents and reluctant to second-guess legislators. But he described himself as a liberal...

What Is It?

David Anderson wrote: “From the pinnacle 'Year of the Fins,' we have the 1959 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight, one step below the 1959 Caddy. If anyone ...

Almost 300 years without a duvet

Millions of duvets are sold in the UK each year, but they weren't popular until the 1960s - even though an adventurer tried to introduce...

Fees dropped in Fantino assault case

(subscription)The Crown has dropped privately laid assault charges against former federal cabinet minister Julian Fantino in an alleged incident 42 years ago. Crown Attorney...