April 3, 2016

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Writer Bob Ellis from the heart

The Mackellar result was soon followed by then South Australian frontbencher, and later foreign minister, Alexander Downer, replacing Hewson as Liberal leader. Eight months later,...

Fury at “secret” Chinese deal: Sturgeon urged to reveal full details of £10billion pact

The signing ceremony also involved SinoFortone managing director Dr Peter Zhang, China Railway No.3's senior adviser Sir Richard Heygate, Chinese consul general Pan Xinchun and...

Incompetence or indifference? It must stop now

Conservative HomeGordon Brown stepped in promptly with the banks; now we need decisive action from Cameron on immediate unequivocal support for our steel industry, plus...

PFI deals will cost taxpayers £209bn over next 35 years

Every adult in Britain faces a debt of £4,119 to pay for schools, hospitals, and other infrastructure paid for by controversial financing deals, according to...

When Judges make history: Earl Warren and Mogoeng Mogoeng

Instead, for many, perhaps most South Africans, he has unexpectedly morphed into the local equivalent of Henry de Bracton, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Moses the...

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (4/8/2016)

(subscription)Yvonne Hinson, former dean of Charlotte programs and associate professor at Wake Forest University, to academic in residence at the American Institute of CPAs.

Cameron Denies `Brexit' Referendum Is Splitting U.K. Government

Accusing journalists of getting over-excited in their hunt for political rifts, Cameron was responding to Culture Secretary John Whittingdale's argument that the government's increase in...

Judi Dench wins record eighth Olivier award

Duncan Macmillan's play began at the National Theatre's Dorfman before transferring to the Wyndham's. There has been much praise for ... Kenneth Cranham (Andre) and...

Money no guarantee of success in 2015 federal election: Almost half of top 100 spenders lost, analysis finds

Source: Elections Canada. Top 10 Conservative spenders, based on expenses counted as part of candidates' spending limits (*denotes winner). Stella Ambler (Mississauga-Lakeshore): $221,077.62. Abdul Abdi...

Kathleen Wynne to meet Patrick Brown, Andrea Horwath on fundraising reforms

Premier Kathleen Wynne will meet with Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath this week to discuss political fundraising reforms in the...

Trump Fumbles Abortion Question Again, Says Current Laws Shouldn't Change

(blog) (blog)Host John Dickerson proceeded to ask Trump about previous comments in which he said abortion should be banned at some point of the...

2015 Federal Election Results Not Guaranteed By Higher Spending: Analysis

Under new election rules imposed by the previous Conservative government, the spending caps for the lengthy campaign were more than twice what they would have...

Who were the top spending candidates in the fall federal election?

OTTAWA — Top 10 spenders, based on expenses counted as part of candidates' spending limits(*=denotes winner). Gord Miller, Green (Riding: Guelph): $226,402.03. Stella Ambler, Conservative...

Who were the top spending NDP candidates in the fall federal election?

Megan Leslie (Halifax): $169,960.62. Mira Oreck (Vancouver Granville): $167,662.48. Bill Sundhu (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo): $158,523.06. Olivia Chow (Spadina—Fort York): $157,112.21. Jennifer Hollett (University—Rosedale): $155,181.47.

Who were the top spending Liberal candidates in the fall federal election?

Kent Hehr* (Calgary Centre) $191,350.01. Chrystia Freeland* (University-Rosedale): $187,572.60. Chandra Arya* (Nepean): $180,068.97. Bill Morneau* (Toronto Centre): $178,162.01. Pam Goldsmith-Jones* (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky ...

Who were the top spending Conservative candidates in the fall federal election?

Dean Drysdale (Cloverdale—Langley City): $194,990.79. Parm Gill (Brampton North): $194,412.67. Bal Gosal (Brampton Centre): $194,194.83. Erinn Broshko (Vancouver Granville): $193,526.14. Douglas Horne (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam): $193,315.18.

Who were the top spending NDP candidates in the fall federal election?

NDP MP Murray Rankin rises to question the government during question period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on December 11, 2012. Rankin was...

Who were the top spending Conservative candidates in the fall federal election?

Conservative candidate Stella Ambler, left, takes Laureen Harper, wife of Conservative leader Stephen Harper, by the hand to introduce her to party workers at her...

Who were the top spending NDP candidates in the fall federal election?

NDP MP Murray Rankin rises to question the government during question period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on December 11, 2012. Rankin was...

CP analysis: Money didn't guarantee victory in 2015 election

The analysis may help explain why the marathon 11-week campaign came down to a battle between the better-resourced Liberals and Conservatives, with the NDP and...

Letter: What's going on, GOP?

That is a question I ask my conservative friends. Eight years ago we experienced the biggest recession since the Great Depression, ... Harvey Miller, Milton.

Services for Hillsborough County Commissioner Held Tuesday

Carol was a devoted public servant and a passionate advocate for conservative candidates and fiscally responsible principles. ... Carol H. Holden from Smith-Heald Funeral Home:...

Trump Fuels Both the Media's Success and Its Civil War, but at What Cost?

Anderson Cooper might as well be Trump's apprentice for all the steely journalistic probing he gives him. ... Ah, those conservatives. But perhaps the most...

Editorials from around New England

Justin Trudeau, the country's Liberal prime minister, seems to feel this way. Shortly after the Brussels terrorist attack, he told the media, "A war is...

Face the Nation transcripts April 3, 2016: Trump, Priebus

I have been told by some people that was an older line answer and that was an answer that was given on the basis of...

Britain's membership of the EU could fall down the generation gap

As it was, Labour limped in seven points and nearly two million votes behind the Conservatives because older cohorts of the electorate leant heavily to...

With Trump Abortion Flap, MSNBC Enjoys Best Week in Forever as Changes Appear to Pay Off

All of its opinion shows (Ronan Farrow, Joy Reid, The Cycle and Alex Wagner) were replaced with traditional newscasts (Thomas Roberts, Kate Snow anchoring two-hour...

'Is this really happening?' Panel at Bryn Mawr College discusses 2016 presidential election

John McCain were mavericks and “a breath of fresh air,” he said. Millennials, could meanwhile, feel ... There is no longer common ground between the...

10 Bold Predictions for the 2016 New York Mets - Amazin' Avenue

Amazin' Avenue10 Bold Predictions for the 2016 New York MetsAmazin' AvenueExpectations have been scaled back quite a bit for Mets captain David Wright after playing...

Authoritarian-in-Chief

roars Abraham Lincoln, played by Daniel Day-Lewis. ... That will be true whether the next president is liberal or conservative, male or female, Republican or...

Justin Trudeau pushing for new membership rules for Liberal Party of Canada

Justin Trudeau is pushing a proposed new constitution for the Liberal Party of Canada aimed at transforming the federal party from an exclusive club into...

Trump 'catering' to GOP, wants broader coalition

"Hillary Clinton is a conservative disguised by mildly social policies" he said. "She is more of ... Associated Press writers James MacPherson in Fargo, North...

Wisconsin voters step into the national spotlight Tuesday

Trump engaged in a petty Twitter battle over Cruz's wife, faced antagonistic interviews on conservative talk radio in Wisconsin, and reversed himself on his statement...

TRUMP WARNS WOODWARD of 'very massive recession'; would ask top staffers to sign nondisclosures – MAP ...

“Mr. Trump is so negatively viewed, polls suggest, that he could turn otherwise safe Republican states, usually political afterthoughts because of their strong conservative tilt,...

Political Winners & Losers: A new job for Bruce Castor, Katie McGinty snags some key endorsements and The Donald's ...

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) walks off the court after a regional final men's college basketball game against Kansas in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March...

Un acteur de premier plan dans la création du Bloc - Le Journal de Québec

Un acteur de premier plan dans la création du BlocLe Journal de QuébecDécrit comme un travailleur infatigable, une bête politique et un commentateur hors pair...

Toronto chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat is a new breed of bureaucrat

She said the tweet was meant to be funny. Councillor Jim Karygiannis says, looking back at the incident, Keesmaat's poke at councillors was “distasteful,” adding,...

Science May Explain Why Too Little Sleep Makes Us So Emotional

If you've ever tossed and turned at 3am, you can probably attest to the fact that sleepless nights lead to bad mornings. Every minor mishap...

How Kevin O'Leary can follow Trump's path: Hepburn

When Donald Trump's name first surfaced as a possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination he was sitting in the single digits in the polls,...

Candidates turn focus on Wisconsin primaries

Christian PostTrump defended his campaign manager after he was charged with battery against a reporter, backtracked from comments regarding women and abortion, encountered a buzz...

Etiquette for pocket square calls for buoyant approach

Other more conservative dressers will wear neither. Alan Flusser, the men's ... Another possibility: a tan suit, blue shirt, blue-and-brown striped tie with a pocket...

Trump hopes message appeals to Democrats, independents too

"If there is a large voter turnout — if working people, many of whom have given up on the political process, if young people come,...

Business outcry doesn't stop Missouri religious-objections

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Despite opposition from top business groups to religious objection bills that have been proposed in several conservative states in the past...

Lander men adjust to win, beat North Georgia

(press release) (press release)"In heavy windy conditions, it's difficult to play your normal game, and you have to adjust and play a little more...

Rex Berry: Why I should be the next Tulsa County sheriff

On Tuesday, Tulsa County voters will go to the polls to elect a new leader for the office, which has been beset by a grand...

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Roanoke Times- Feldmann WeddingRoanoke TimesAfter completing bachelor's degrees, Francis earned his M.A. in liberal studies from Hollins University, where he is also completing an M.A.

Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt discusses likelihood of brokered GOP convention

SALT LAKE CITY -- While not many Utahns voted for Donald Trump in last month's caucuses, voters across the nation are pushing him to the...

The New Democrats need a fresh start: Editorial

CBC.caThe cameras will all be on Thomas Mulcair as New Democrats gather in Edmonton next weekend to refight their party's disastrous 2015 election campaign and...

Trump leaves the conservative establishment arrogant and unmoored

(blog) (blog)“It is easy to imagine a generation of young men being raised without fathers and looking out the window like a kid waiting...

Concerns About Paul Ryan Emerging Out of Ted Cruz-Created Contested Convention as Nominee Dominate Wisconsin

“If we don't have a nominee who can win on the first ballot, I'm for none of the above,” said former House Speaker John Boehner,...