March 27, 2016

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ANDREW PIERCE: It pays these lords to be EU cheerleaders

The pensions enjoyed by Patten and Kinnock are worth around £30,000 a year. Similar pensions are due for Lord (Peter) Mandelson and Baroness (Cathy) Ashton...

Brian Monteith: Consistency will pay off for Scots Tories

Thursday night's debate between the party leaders will have contributed to that possibility with the Conservative leader Ruth Davidson eclipsing the Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale,...

A Working Class Family Battles a 'Fix and Flip' Real Estate Tycoon

David R. Wehrly, Wedgewood's 54-year old Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, lives in a $14 million home at 112 The Strand in Manhattan Beach.

In Madison, economic anxiety fuels voter reactions to presidential campaign - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelIn Madison, economic anxiety fuels voter reactions to presidential campaignKennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel“I guess I'll just ride this to the...

Cape Breton MPs get bang for buck

Financial statements show both Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner had among the lowest campaign expense totals subject to the limit...

Maryland lawmakers want gender pay gap closed. They should look at their own payroll.

Larry Hogan's office, where men tend to hold the more senior positions. ... [In law, women face tougher time advancing under conservative bosses] ... Busch...

Tory civil war over Europe deepens amid claims Cameron is ignoring Eurosceptic ministers

She also wrote that Mr Johnson has been hurt by Mr Cameron's failure to offer him a "ministerial position commensurate with his talent or standing".

Capital gains tax cut gives £3000 to rich 0.3%, says Labour

A spokesman for Osborne hit back that Labour was “shameless and hypocritical”, given that CGT for the highest earners would still be two percentage points...

National strategy on dementia welcomed

Moreover, Nicholson also made a point of acknowledging past efforts by former NDP MP Claude Gravelle, of Nickel Belt. “There is probably no family in...

Sutherland Institute selects new president

KSL.comMike Lee was selected to serve as president of the Sutherland Institute ... A nationwide search was conducted for a new leader of the conservative...

Is omission of marijuana reform in budget a stall tactic?

However, NDP health critic Don Davies says the omission from Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget should be cause for concern. “Obviously nothing has been costed...

An addiction made in India

The reason why Dyl spread fast was because of entrenched conservative beliefs in district societies which demonised alcohol consumption as anti-Islamic, but deemed a mere...

Maclean's on the Hill: The budget, deficits, and Rob Ford

... “the fight of his life” at an upcoming leadership review. Mulcair's week got worse when 37 Quebec-based party activists called for renewal within their...

Redistricting creates interesting congressional primaries

He believes Holding lines up well with what he calls a "very conservative" territory, and said outside groups are funding ads questioning Ellmers' conservatism. A...

Deceit and democracy: Do broken election promises matter? Part 1: Liberals with the truth

(blog) (blog)The "answers" of International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland on CBC Radio's Metro Morning on March 23 deserve to be immortalized as Exhibit #1...

So many #NeverTrump groups, so little payoff

Most of the money is coming from conservative big-money groups and organizations favoring other Republican candidates. These efforts have gone mainly to TV advertising in...

Plane Talk: Erin O'Toole on his possible leadership run

Former Veterans Affairs minister Erin O'Toole says he won't completely discount running for the leadership of the Conservative Party, but it would take a lot...

The National Enquirer corners the 'monkey business' beat

After all, Hart knew how deeply the left-leaning press craved having a Democrat back in the White House after eight long years of conservative Republican...

'Growth will be higher': Morneau says budget can be balanced in 5 years

Conservative Interim Leader Rona Ambrose said she believes the new budget will merely "redistribute" money without actually sparking growth. "What I think is problematic with...

Liberals won despite being heavily outspent in Thunder Bay-Superior North, KenoraFEDERAL ELECTION

Hyer, who left the NDP mid-term to first sit as an independent and then joined the Greens, outspent all of his rivals in the 2015...

TRIPLE BERN! Monster margins of 42, 46, 64 – GREAT MENTIONER: hot VP idea – WHAT THE Museum of African ...

By Mike Allen (@mikeallen; mallen@politico.com) and Daniel Lippman (@dlippman; dlippman@politico.com). SUNDAY BEST . .... The poll shows Trump leading in most areas of the state...

Cindy Blackstock, single mom to 163000 kids

Cindy Blackstock is a successful person by any measure. She was raised in a nurturing family by a Gitxsan father and Caucasian mother, earned a...

Liberals commit to cutting bill on consultants, adverts

Internal documents obtained by the Star, however, show the Liberals have a long way to go to bring spending on external services back in line.

Canada's defence budget heads back to the future

Goodbye to the Conservatives' regular chest-thumping announcements that a new day was dawning for a threadbare military — and hello to the Liberals as their...

Montana lawmakers rarely refrain from voting on personal interests

“I don't know why more people don't make a big deal out of it,” Moore said of the issue. “Everybody's happy with the system as...

Cruz's missing Obamacare replacement plan

said David Winston, a Republican pollster who advises GOP leaders in Congress. “Everyone needs to define what the alternative is. I think it's incumbent upon...

If liberal conservatism collapses, we will all suffer for its passing

Iain Duncan Smith's Parthian shot at the government's economic policy is an important reminder to the Chancellor that 'Osbornomics', for all its strategic value to...

After a night of sweeping victories, Bernie's back

Sanders needs to win big states by big margins to have a shot at the nomination and on Saturday, in Washington anyway, he did just...

So you're a candidate; now what?

During last year's federal election, the incumbent in the Winnipeg Centre riding (Pat Martin, NDP) lost his temper at an all-candidates debate. His poor behaviour...

Trading firms never tire of hunt for punters

Creating IG Group made Stuart Wheeler so rich that he could afford to spend millions on restoring various crumbling old relics (Kent's Chilham Castle in...

Your letters to The Buteman: March 25, 2016

I want to send my heartfelt thanks to Patricia McArthur and the team at the library for their professional and practical help and warm welcome...

Letters: The In campaign overlooks growing frustration with EU bureaucracy

We are a great people, for whom it has been an honour to bear arms and to parley. But we do need on occasion to...

Longaker Wedding

After completing bachelor's degrees, Francis earned his M.A. in liberal studies from Hollins University, where he is also completing an M.A. in teaching, and Julia...

Miller: Fightback poses questions for Hodgson

(blog) (blog)Joe Hart probably won't have much to concern himself with, but Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere might have watched with mixed emotions to...

Obama court choice a deft navigator of D.C.'s legal circles

Several people used similar, somewhat surprising, language to describe the tough-minded legal advocate: “A sweet spirit,” Frank Keating, a former Oklahoma governor and a Republican,...

MP Sharman Stone announces retirement from Australian politics

The veteran Victorian Liberal MP Dr Sharman Stone has announced her retirement from federal parliament. In a statement to the ABC, Stone said she would...

The Latest: Sanders basks in twin wins

Most of his victories have been in states with largely white populations and in states with caucus contests, which tend to attract the most active...

Community Corner March 27

April 4-8 — The Vilonia Senior Citizen Center will host its annual Rook, Domino and Skip-Bo tournament at 6 p.m. There is a fee associated...