May 14, 2016

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Republican activists work to reconcile Kansas party to Trump

By JOHN HANNA AP Political Writer ... Republican activists in Kansas on Saturday worked to persuade the state party's conservative base to unite behind Donald...

2016 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts graduates

(subscription)Kasey Puppolo: Bachelor of Arts degree in interdisciplinary studies. A 2012 graduate of Hoosac Valley High School, she is the daughter of Rodney ...

Ex-US Sen. Bob Bennett laid to rest in Salt Lake City

"That's no exaggeration, that's really the man," said attorney and business partner John Knapp Baird. "He was ... Bennett also became a vocal critic of...

There'll always be an England … and Labour must learn to love it

At the very moment when Gordon Brown was stressing the importance of Britishness in the 2000s, the tide of UK nationalism was in retreat. The...

20 Questions with Liberal MLA Cindy Lamoureux

The daughter of longtime Liberal politician Kevin Lamoureux, Cindy followed in her dad's footsteps last month, winning his former provincial riding of Burrows in convincing...

Revered or reviled, NRA's power is at the polls

Fast-forward to December 2015 when 14 people were killed in a shooting blamed on terrorists in San Bernardino, Calif., and Democrats rushed to pass a...

NRA in Ky: 'They sing, everybody sings along'

“They've got a built-in lobby,” he told the CJ in a 1997 story explaining why the General Assembly was unlikely to pass gun-control laws in...

Kamloops high schoolers lobbying to lower voting age

“They're thinking about it,” Reid says. “I'm leaving this up to the students, I don't want to make decisions on where we go with this...

Paul Ryan primary challenger takes page from Donald Trump playbook

Ryan's conservative critics “are national people that don't realize how involved (he) is in the district, and how well-liked he is in the district,” said...

Liberal government to introduce Canadian transgender rights bill

Previously, Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke MP Randall Garrison, the LGBT critic for the NDP, had twice introduced bills to amend the Human Rights Act and Criminal Code to...

Kansans pour money into presidential election – but not how you might think

But the two who did well most consistently were the most evangelical and conservative candidates: Ben Carson and Ted Cruz. ... Joe Smith was the...

Conservatives trying to regain Atlantic Canada's trust

Jeff Stubbert (centre) speaks with former Cumberland-Colchester MP Scott Armstrong and interim Conservative Party leader Rona Ambrose during a stop in Amherst on Saturday. The...

Douglas Todd: Can welfare societies survive mass migration?

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum has increased the number of immigrants, refugees and people arriving for family reunification. Economists say, on average,...

Two Nigerian students in trouble: the rest of the story

Students, faculty, Wascana Liberal MP Ralph Goodale and the Saskatchewan Party also lobbied Ottawa — to no avail. “It's a circumstance and a situation that...

Inside the GOP effort to draft an independent candidate to derail Trump

A band of exasperated Republicans — including 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a handful of veteran consultants and members of the conservative intelligentsia — is...

The Bernier Advantage

The Globe and Mail (subscription)So far they place Peter MacKay and Kevin O'Leary out in front with strong support while everyone else, including Bernier, trails...

Hatch, Lee address Senate, honoring former Sen. Bob Bennett

WASHINGTON — Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee each addressed the U.S. Senate this week, honoring former Sen. Bob Bennett, who died due to...

Feds Seek Support For Parliament Building Overhaul

The plan presented to Public Services Minister Judy Foote late last year also suggests the government consider allowing more public access to work sites through...

Will Alberta fires tip the pipeline debate?

When the economic cost of this tragedy is tallied, Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is going to be under renewed pressure to approve a pipeline and...

EI benefits extended for northwestern B.C. residents

NORTHWEST RESIDENTS shouldn't have to wait until there's a crisis to have their Employment Insurance benefits extended, says Skeena NDP MP Nathan Cullen. “Don't get...

Liberals look to build goodwill for Parliament Hill projects, documents show

(subscription) (subscription)The plan presented to Public Services Minister Judy Foote late last year also suggests the government consider allowing more public access to work...

Bernier bid for Tory leadership focus on freedom, respect

OTTAWA -- Maxime Bernier nearly jumped off the couch in his Parliament Hill office when I asked him if he could lead the federal Conservatives...

Bernier bid for Tory leadership focus on freedom, respect

OTTAWA -- Maxime Bernier nearly jumped off the couch in his Parliament Hill office when I asked him if he could lead the federal Conservatives...

2016 Stat Predictions for All 32 Starting Quarterbacks in the NFL

The most important player on an NFL team is undoubtedly the quarterback. Although the quarterback isn't solely responsible for wins and losses, a great playmaker...

Federal halibut allocation returns to historic sharing system

Some fish harvesters were protesting the decisions rather than being out on the water fishing, which didn't sit well with Byrne. Long Range Mountains Liberal...

Federal halibut allocation returns to historic sharing system

The Telegram - Business - The TelegramThe TelegramGerry Byrne is applauding the federal government's decision to return the halibut quota allocation in the Gulf of...

Plymouth news briefs

All local "boots-on-the-ground" Vietnam veterans who are either from Plymouth, now live in Plymouth or are affiliated with a Plymouth-based veterans group should submit their...

BBC refuses to reveal how much was spent on Top Gear's infamous Cenotaph stunt

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen told MailOnline: 'I see no reason why the BBC should not provide this information. The fact .... Referring to the decision...

Top stories of the week

Dusan “Duke” Mihajlovic, owner of the Oscar H. Hanson House Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge, said he regularly monitors listings on those sites in Cambridge,...

Federal halibut allocation returns to historic sharing system

Some fish harvesters were protesting the decisions rather than being out on the water fishing, which didn't sit well with Byrne. Long Range Mountains Liberal...

Tip Colley Scholarship nominees

Kelli Grant, a Pike Liberal Arts School senior and the daughter of Wayne and Melissa Grant. Kelli is a member of Hephzibah .... She attends...

Editorial: Mail fail

Last fall, the Liberals boldly stated, “We will save home mail delivery.” Well, that seems pretty clear. ... Public Works Minister Judy Foote hints that...

Former MLA to vie for Conservative candidacy

A federal byelection date must be set by mid-September to fill the seat left vacant by MP Jim Hillyer's death in March. Hinman joins four...

Gov. Hassan is a champion for the environment

Nashua TelegraphAnd she signed a pledge proposed by ultra-conservative organizations funded by the Koch brothers that she would vote against any legislation that addresses the...

Hillsborough: A powerful and moving account of Britain's worst sporting disaster

The factual consultant on the film, Professor Phil Scraton, told the Liverpool Echo, “It was about to go into cinemas when the coroner [Sir John...

The Third American Revolution

Indeed, when anyone even brings up the terms Agenda 21 or Sustainable Development, whether in a city council meeting or an establishment conservative event, these...

California is ahead of transgender bathroom issue

The state law and Obama's new national directive affect students such as Chloe Anderson, a Santa Ana College volleyball player who was born a boy...

Fire recovery effort in the works

Opposition politicians weren't impressed as Conservative Candice Bergen said that former Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife, Laureen, managed with just one aide. "Harpers paid for...

Obama directive on transgender bathrooms sets off debate across Tennessee, nation

California and Connecticut applauded the federal government's guidance, while more conservative states railed against Obama, vowing defiance Friday. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said ...

NDP's satellite office saga lands in Federal Court as issue continues to bedevil party

“The concern is, were taxpayers' money (meant) for parliamentary funds used for non-parliamentary purposes, and I have asked people, 'Where was the evidence?”' NDP House...

Fitzgerald: GAB's Michael Haas not long for new administrator role

Michael Haas may have been nominated as the first administrator of the state's new elections commission, but the long-time Government Accountability Board manager isn't long...

Veteran MP Michael Chong expected to enter Conservative leadership race

OTTAWA — Veteran Tory MP Michael Chong has scheduled a news conference for Monday in Ottawa, when it's expected he'll officially announce his bid for...

Community Calendar May 15

First Monday — Arkansas Conservative Forum meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at China Town Restaurant on Skyline Drive. For more information, call Bob...

Register for draft: It's what a man's got to do, and women?

Stars and StripesJohn McCain, R-Ariz., on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday as the Senate winds up its week. The Senate Armed Services ... Congress...

Unions Not Happy With Malloy-Democratic Budget Deal

Daniel Rovero, a conservative Democrat from Putnam who voted against the Democratic budget, is concerned about Malloy's plan for raising the age for various crimes.

Stephen Harper closely following unite the right, says former chief of staff

According to Ian Brodie, former chief of staff to Stephen Harper, right-wing MPs have long been "frustrated" by the inability of the Wildrose and PC...

Andrew Leslie, Liberal Whip, Says He Has 'Very Good Sense' Of Divisive Bill's Fate

Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc initially announced, even before the bill was tabled, that the physician-assisted dying bill would be whipped. After what Leslie called...

Health Canada wants medical-grade heroin for addicts

Some Liberal MPs, including Vancouver's Hedy Fry – a former doctor – suggested the prescription heroin exemptions for addicts should be allowed to continue, citing...

Two down, more to go for Barnaby Joyce

ABC OnlineMr McCormack will become the campaign spokesman for the Nats in Canberra while his leader is out on the wombat trail - the nickname...

Opinion: Legalized assisted suicide increases total suicide rates

Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre), who is an indigenous Canadian, has said he will not vote for the legislation, citing concerns about the impact...