March 3, 2016

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Why Romney Fired on Fort Trumpter

Hollywood star Baird Whitlock, played by George Clooney, is kidnapped by a communist group and then suffers a kind of Stockholm Syndrome. After he's released,...

Most Americans want Senate to hold hearings on Supreme Court nominee: poll

The GuardianJohn McCain of Arizona, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Roy Blunt of Missouri, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Rob Portman...

MP Charlie Angus Ring of Fire Infrastructure Letter to Natural ...

Charlie Angus is the NDP Federal Member of Parliament for Timmins-James Bay. James Gordon Carr is the Liberal Federal Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South...

Kevin Libin: To Justin Trudeau, the economic data always say ...

Kevin Libin: Our PM may be too young to remember that Liberals have at times caused spending and deficits to run dangerously amok. Maybe this...

Kady O'Malley: Everything you need to know about the first batch of bills from the backbench

15. Liberal MP Mauril Belanger (Ottawa Vanier). C-210 – An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender). Summary text: “This enactment amends the National...

Liberals 'analyzing' recommendations from international election monitors

(subscription) (subscription)But Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, who was the minister of state for democratic reform when the Fair Elections Act was passed, told iPolitics...

Brown-John: seniors issues in federal limbo

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, fifth from left, and Governor General David Johnston, centre, pose for a group photo with the new Liberal cabinet at Rideau...

What's the plan for the Ring of Fire: Angus

The massive mining project has been stalled for a decade due to lack of leadership at the provincial and federal levels, Angus said in a...

Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith Dismisses 'Fear-Mongering' On Animal Welfare Bill

A bill calling for a ban on shark fins, introduced by NDP MP Fin Donnelly, was narrowly defeated in 2013. A previous Liberal government also...

Ontario PCs hold first convention with Brown as leader this ... - iPolitics

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown greets supporters as he makes his way to the podium to deliver a speech to introduce PC candidate Lorne...

Euthanasia Nation: The Perilous Situation in Canada

It has lately returned to majority control of the government, and it seems determined to do things that deliberately contrast with the party formerly in...

Letters: Time to use the stick and carrot to get pipelines built

Donald Trump should do what our own John Diefenbaker did. In the late 1920s, he gave a “thundering” speech in the Saskatchewan legislature ... government...

Federal Liberal environment minister rejects calls for panel review of Ajax mine

Peter Kent, environment minister under the Stephen Harper Conservative government, visited Kamloops and toured the Ajax site in January 2012, but rejected calls for a...

Missouri Republican candidates not ready to buck Trump surge in presidential contest

Republican candidates vying for a spot on Missouri's statewide ballot are not joining the near panic in some GOP quarters over the prospect of Donald...

Canadian Prime Minister Backs Anti-BDS Bill, But Leaves Israel 'Guessing'

“The motion was brought to the House by the popular Conservative MP Michelle Rempel and her caucus colleague Tony Clement, a powerful cabinet minister in...

Romney to Republicans: Never Trump

By Daniel Lippman and Nolan D. McCaskill .... Trump also renewed his threat to run as an independent candidate In a separate phone interview on...

Reevely: Ontario's Tories have a builder, but they haven't started ...

Ontario's conservatives gather in Ottawa this weekend, knowing who their leader is but not much else. The Progressive Conservative ... Patrick Brown, the leader of...

Bernie Sanders' most radical move: Running for president as a Democrat

He was planning others about Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, Emma Goldman and Paul Robeson when his close friend Richard Sugarman suggested that he run for...

Adam: Conservatives and climate change just don't mix. But why not?

Most notable in her doubts was Leona Aglukkaq, who, shortly after becoming environment minister, suggested that climate change was “debatable” while discussing melting Arctic ice.

ESPN shouldn't fire Curt Schilling over latest controversial remarks

Schilling, like all media members, carries a brand with him at all times. And brands prefer not to be embroiled in controversy that isolates segments...

Debate to-do list: GOP's Bull Moose moment

Xbox360Asylum.caThe populist, progressive wing of the Republican Party and its charismatic, tough-talking leader Teddy Roosevelt was getting ready to bolt from the increasingly conservative and...

David Cameron: France's Brexit warning is not a 'David Icke-style conspiracy' to keep Britain in EU

... Fear has a new recruit in the French government'. David Davis MP, Conservative GO spokesman and former Shadow Home Secretary, has said France's migrant...

Hill-Mail

- Michael Jackson and Neil ArmstrongWAAF.comSo lifelong liberal hear from Massachusetts. Excellent. And good jumpers and out there ... He's an Easter by of...

Charlie Lake Northeast BC's most Conservative community, elections data shows

As large swathes of the country turned Liberal red on Oct. 19, 2015, Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies stayed solidly blue. Conservative Bob Zimmer held the...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » iPolitics: Davies ...

NDP health and justice critics are urging the Liberal government to dispense with a Harper-era law that they say restricts the establishment of new harm-reduction...

The evangelical split over Donald Trump just got wider

(blog) (blog)Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. (right) presents Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with a sports jersey after he delivered the convocation at...

Why Delaware plays the corporate welfare game

“Look, everybody does it so we have to do it, too,” said Jim Butkiewicz, who heads the University of Delaware's economics department. “It may not...

2015 federal election: How did your Northern neighbours vote?

The Conservatives led in Coral Harbour, Kimmirut, Arctic Bay, Qikiqtarjuaq and candidate Leona Aglukkaq's hometown of Gjoa Haven, while the NDP led in Kugaaruk, Pangnirtung,...

The Important Abortion Case That Many Americans Have Never Heard About

If the court goes along, it could have a sweeping impact on access to abortion across the country, but especially in conservative states in the...

New Wrinkle to Springbank Dam Debate

Back in 2005, then-Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best signed an agreement to use grants from upper levels of government that totaled $2.8 million to fix the...

New Wrinkle to Springbank Dam Debate

London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen wrote an open letter to City Council in January, asking them to not fix the dam. She pointed out that...

New Wrinkle to Springbank Dam Debate

London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen wrote an open letter to City Council in January, asking them to not fix the dam. She pointed out that...

Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics – March 3

(blog) (blog)Though it may be too late, the #NeverTrump movement is growing, as principled conservatives and political realists begin to see the scope of...

McConnell, Grassley rally conservative groups for Supreme Court fight

McConnell told Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) — the top Democrat on Judiciary —...

Special events score their own March madness

Contact STEVE PALISIN at 843-444-1764. If you go. For families with children .... “ShushCon” game convention, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. March 11-12 and 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Cohn: Can Ontario PCs revive the Big Blue Machine amid Liberal blues?

... much competition at the convention because Brown has quietly engineered a complex truce in a hard-fought race for the party's presidency (he persuaded party...

Rona Ambrose Says She Supports Gay Marriage As Some Tories Push For Policy Change

The interim leader of the federal Conservatives has come out in favour of gay marriage as some in her party push for a policy shift...

Week Ahead What's On Listings 03-03-16

Joe Longthorne: an evening with one of the country's finest vocalists and impersonators. £22. 7.30pm. St Helen's Theatre Royal, ... Citrus Club - Pub Quiz:...

Liberal anger simmers over Abbott's submarine grenade-throwing

Senior Liberal Philip Ruddock has said it is "inappropriate" to comment on national security leaks, as Tony Abbott did on submarines this week, amid a...

No stone will be left unturned to invest allocated funds

After seeing the budget for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor) cut year after year under the Conservatives, the Liberal government is...

Letters: Short-term politics harm Britain's prospects of thriving outside the EU

I suspect that many Conservative politicians who are in favour of remaining in the EU prefer this option because they expect the Government would be...

A perplexing handout

... foregone deaths from starvation and the lack of potable water that will be experienced by our grandchildren and outlying generations. I hope that the...

Leap Manifesto should be reference point for policy discussions: former NDP MP

OTTAWA — The Leap Manifesto, which is being embraced by more than a dozen NDP riding associations ahead of the party's April convention, should serve...

Liberals make political appointments - Nor'Wester

Liberals make political appointmentsNor'WesterShe is the daughter of federal Liberal cabinet minister Judy Foote. Justice Deborah Fry was named as a substitute member of the...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 6-12

Indiana GazetteActor Johnny Knoxville is 45. Rock singer-musicians Joel and Benji Madden (Good Charlotte; The Madden Brothers) are 37. Actor David Anders is 35. Singer...

Death Toll Doubles To 42 After Fiji Cyclone

(blog) (blog)CONSERVATIVE Party International Development Critic Deepak Obhrai on Tuesday called on International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau to provide more humanitarian assistance to the...

Desert Arc dedicates new building on Palm Desert campus

It was standing room only near the entrance of Desert Arc's new 7,000 square-foot Adult Day Center in Palm Desert during a dedication ceremony and...

Physician-assisted dying debate

Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback, right, is seen with fellow Conservative politician Mark Warawa, who was in Prince Albert earlier this week meeting with area...

Rattled Republicans seek a last-ditch strategy to stop Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., from left, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas,...

Political connections of BRT opponents come to the surface

Hallman ran the 2015 election campaign for former Conservative MP Joan Crockatt, and has been bringing door-knocking and campaign expertise to Ready to Engage. The...