May 22, 2016

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Sanders backers sue to extend California voter registration

Kim Alexander, president of the California Voter Foundation, agrees the California presidential primary process is too confusing. She said the county-by-county differences exist in part...

Group rates Tenn. legislators on conservative credentials

NASHVILLE — The Family Action Council of Tennessee has released its scorecard rating of state legislators serving in the 109th General Assembly, declaring a majority...

Loach's Cannes triumph comes two years after he nearly quit

"I, Daniel Blake", his story of a carpenter injured at work and a young single mother struggling with the absurdities of the welfare system under...

Conservatives readying for policy conference in Vancouver

Members like Maxime Bernier and Kellie Leitch have submitted their nominations for the Leader of the party and Telford expects them as well as others...

List of local Herkimer College graduates

Bryce Robert Simms, Dolgeville. Jennifer B. Walrath, Dolgeville. Samantha June Ward, Dolgeville. Megan Christine Breit, Frankfort. Jenna Marie Carlesimo, Frankfort. Gabriella Rose Caruso, Frankfort. Fred...

Brexit would cause 'DIY recession', says George Osborne

Cameron admitted on Sunday that he believed the Europe vote had higher stakes than trying to win a general election as a Conservative leader. Asked...

A Broken Frame: Black Lives Matter

Hand in hand with the conservative media comes the conservative political base. In this election cycle, Chris Christie, former Republican presidential hopeful, brutally rebuked the...

Elections 2016: Forward, backward, or just take a breath?

In 2008 my primary reason for voting for President Obama was not so much because I was in line with his political views, but rather...

Glenn Reynolds: When leaders cheat, followers ... follow

Now emails from Hillary's IT guy, who is believed to have set up the server, have gone poof. “Destroy the evidence, and you've got it...

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Yvonne Jones to Announce Funding for ...

(press release)Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament (Labrador) and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will announce funding for the Illusuak...

That June when thong bikinis and a raunchy rap album were banned

"It sends a signal to a lot of state and local prosecutors that this can be done, " said former federal appeals court Judge Robert...

Here's who REALLY has veto power on Trans-Mountain expansion — Trudeau's Liberals gave it to them

The Declaration isn't legally binding but Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett says there are plans to implement it with the Constitution, meaning that aboriginals...

Conservative grassroots seek change, more power at upcoming policy convention in Vancouver

“We have grassroots concerns and it's important that the convention hear those concerns,” said Harold Albrecht, an MP whose riding association has suggested several of...

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt faces tough post-Trump reality: no seat is safe

Blunt holds a deeply conservative voting record but does not readily serve up red meat on the campaign trail, either by attacking Kander or by...

Cameron won't purge his Brexit rebels, but there will be a reckoning

There have been honourable exceptions, notably Gordon Brown (responsible, let us never forget, for keeping us out of the euro) who directly addressed the UK's...

See photos, list of MassBay grads from MetroWest, Milford area

Taylor Ann Murray, Natick. Lydie Chanceline Ndassi, Framingham. Matthew Albert O'Brien, Sudbury. Rachel C. Pacitto, Medway. Michelle Louise Luna Paspe, Upton. Ryan Jacob Powers, Framingham.

Conservative grassroots seek change at upcoming Vancouver convention

But Soudas was eventually forced to step down after interfering in the efforts of his partner, then-Conservative MP Eve Adams, to secure the party nomination...

Democrats poised to retake state legislatures in 2016

... state legislatures in 2016. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., flanked by Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., right, and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., left,...

lr: Bradley Whitford, Anthony Mackie, Ray Wise, Bryan Cranston (HBO)

(blog) (blog)... shown being argued in the film have been overturned by the Supreme Court; where there is the very real prospect for contentious...

2016 Fantasy Football Divisional Breakdown: NFC North

(blog)While the QB (Aaron Rodgers) and TE (Martellus Bennett) has been bare, there has been a surplus of stud RBs (Matt Forte, Eddie Lacy,...

If You Must Vote Trump, Please Hold Your Nose

In his view, a national election is indeed an A-B test, and he's choosing, well, T. He's with James Taranto and not Kevin Williamson. He's...

A look ahead to this week's Conservative convention

But Soudas was eventually forced to step down after interfering in the efforts of his partner, then-Conservative MP Eve Adams, to secure the party nomination...

Conservative Policy Convention: Grassroots Want A More Open Party Executive

But Soudas was eventually forced to step down after interfering in the efforts of his partner, then-Conservative MP Eve Adams, to secure the party nomination...

Heartfield: Female politicians are changing Canadian politics

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel joined the Twitter conversation by pointing out that, indeed, this is a serious topic that informed people talk about. In fact,...

Inside the fight between Daniel Snyder and Native American activists over 'Redskins'

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, left, and part owners Dwight Schar, center, and Robert Rothman gather at FedEx Field in January. John McDonnell The Washington Post...

MHAs, what do we tell our children after Budget 2016?

I asked Mr. Byrne to vote against this budget and urge his colleagues to do so. It is hard not to conclude from Mr. Byrne's...

'Elbowgate' melee a sign of 'escalating aggressions' in the House: May

... chamber in an effort to trigger a vote on the Liberals' contentious medically assisted dying bill. Trudeau elbowed NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in...

GM fish OK'd for sale

NDP health critic Don Davies is questioning a decision by Health Canada, to allow a U.S. company to sell genetically-modified fish to Canadians. No label...

Republican state senators targeted for pro-Super Bowl votes

(blog) (blog)Gooch faces John Williamson of Ellijay. Aaron Barlow, running ... to make it more palatable. Even so, the measure – while sent to...

Conservative grassroots looking for change, more power at upcoming convention

“We have grassroots concerns and it's important that the convention hear those concerns,” said Harold Albrecht, an MP whose riding association has suggested several of...

Conservative policy

(subscription) (subscription)The convention in Vancouver this week is a chance for the party's leadership and its MPs to take the temperature of the...

Ryan, Trump work to unify GOP

LAKE MICHIGAN GETS AN INITIAL GO AHEAD. STATE ... MIKE: YOU ARE NOT BOTHERED BY HIS CAMPAIGN AND THE FACT THAT SOME CONSERVATIVE COMMENTATORS AROUND...

Tories' temperatures hot ahead of convention

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)"We have grassroots concerns and it's important that the convention hear those concerns," said Harold Albrecht, an MP whose riding association has...

Tories' temperatures hot ahead of convention

"We have grassroots concerns and it's important that the convention hear those concerns," said Harold Albrecht, an MP whose riding association has suggested several of...

Tories' temperatures hot ahead of convention

"We have grassroots concerns and it's important that the convention hear those concerns," said Harold Albrecht, an MP whose riding association has suggested several of...

Congress Reaches Bipartisan Safety Standards Agreement for Dangerous Chemicals

The bill also has the support of conservative Republicans such as Sens. David Vitter of Louisiana and James Inhofe of Oklahoma. "This is a political...

Georgia voters to decide local, congressional primaries

In north Georgia's deep-red 9th Congressional District, Rep. Doug Collins faces the 10th Congressional District's former congressman Paul Broun. Roger Fitzpatrick, a former educator, Bernie...

John Ostrander: Strip Grade

I was raised in a Republican household in Chicago so we got the Chicago Tribune which was rabidly conservative at the time. However, I might...

Sheriff's race in Bartow, commission race in Chattooga highlight regional elections

Sheriff Johnny Moats is being challenged by John Wayne Anderson. Kathy Cole and David McElwee are vying for the tax commissioner post. Two county commissioners...

David Cameron suggests defence minister is lying over Turkey joining EU

The prime minister said his Conservative colleague had made “a very misleading claim” when she said Britain would not be able to stop the accession...

Watchdog looking into CSIS privacy breach reporting

In response to an official request to detail the number of privacy and information breaches from NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice, CSIS said they have “robust”...

Weston councillor is new North Somerset chairman - Weston & Somerset Mercury (registration)

Weston & Somerset Mercury (registration)Weston councillor is new North Somerset chairmanWeston & Somerset Mercury (registration)Cllr John Crockford-Hawley was handed the ceremonial chains at the authority's...

Election 2016:Joyce puts out spot fires in Victoria

Mr Joyce was in Murray to campaign alongside Nationals candidate Damien Drum, a former Fremantle Dockers coach and Victorian state MP. The retirement of Liberal...

Why the UK Government Has Failed the Disabled Community

According to Dr. Simon Duffy of the U.K. Centre for Welfare Reform, in the six years since the Conservative government came to power in 2010...

Will 2016 be the breakout year for the Libertarian Party?

This combination of two widely regarded former governors — both of whom take pride in being "fiscally conservative and socially liberal" — could elevate the...

OHS girls capture title

Madisonville's Erika Wallace was second in 11:53.01. "It didn't seem like there was much of a rest after the 800, so I was kind of...

See photos, list of MassBay grads from MetroWest, Milford area

Taylor Ann Murray, Natick. Lydie Chanceline Ndassi, Framingham. Matthew Albert O'Brien, Sudbury. Rachel C. Pacitto, Medway. Michelle Louise Luna Paspe, Upton. Ryan Jacob Powers, Framingham.

Buchanan: Who's the conservative heretic?

As early as 1832, young Abe declared, “My politics are short and sweet, like the old woman's dance. I am in favor of a national...

Widespread concealed carry of guns is dangerous

Although the NRA leadership and conservative Congress are against this, the majority of Americans, Republicans (October, 2015, CBS News/New York Times Poll) and even NRA...

FSCJ sports facing wave of uncertainty

In February, that concern was alleviated when President Cynthia Bioteau and Chris Holland, vice president of student services, informed the coaches that athletics would remain...