May 26, 2016

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Insider: Robert Sylk booted from GOP HQ for being mean

Most members are conservative, but recently endorsed two Democrats for office, including 42nd Assembly District candidate Greg Rodriguez,a Democrat, over Republican Assembly Leader Chad Mayes.

Milwaukee schools' controversial 'Black Lives Matter' initiative approved

Conservative bloggers and talk-show pundits, including Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr., have skewered MPS over the last two weeks for its plans to...

Milwaukee schools' controversial 'Black Lives Matter' initiative approved

Conservative bloggers and talk-show pundits, including Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr., have skewered MPS over the last two weeks for its plans to...

Australia to Canada: Help us with refugee crisis

“There have been no official talks between Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and the Australian Government to resettle in Canada asylum seekers that are currently...

The complicated task of getting more women involved in politics

(subscription) (subscription)New Democrat Kennedy Stewart, 49, a two-term backbench MP from British Columbia, brought forward the private member's bill that Ms. Rempel does not...

Marco Rubio willing to speak on Trump's behalf at convention

Senator Marco Rubio told CNN's Jake Tapper he'd be willing to speak for Donald Trump at the GOP convention, saying he wants to be 'helpful'...

MSPs back motion calling for UK to remain in Europe

Among those voting against were Oliver Mundell, the Tory MSP for Dumfriesshire, and the Labour left-winger Elaine Smith. Three MSPs, including ... Tory Margaret Mitchell...

Trudeau treat: Prime minister-shaped cookie cutters at Liberal convention in Winnipeg

What kind of cookie would Justin Trudeau be? That might be one of the conversations at the federal Liberal Biennial Convention taking place in Winnipeg...

A tale of two religions

(Badawi's family resides in Canada, and his case has been taken up by former Liberal MP Irwin Cotler.) While Islam appears unshakeable for the moment,...

'The past is no place to linger': Stephen Harper farewell opens Conservative convention

Former prime minister Stephen Harper waves as he steps away from the podium after addressing delegates during the 2016 Conservative Party Convention in Vancouver. (Darryl...

Bloomberg: So, Romney Is Giving A Third Party Bid Another Look

Kristol is one of the many conservatives in the Never Trump camp, despite the billionaire real estate magnate clinching the number of delegates needed to...

Nathan Cullen's NDP Leadership Decision Coming Sooner Rather Than Later

Skeena Bulkley-Valley MP Nathan Cullen is very close to announcing his decision on whether or not he'll be entering the New Democrat leadership race. Cullen...

New party rules part of Liberals' 'modernization,' national president says

The proposal appears to have the support of a number of Liberal MPs and cabinet ministers. Treasury Board President Scott Brison spoke strongly in favour...

Bible verse prompts GOP walkout after LGBT vote labeled a sin

. Facebook. By Scott Wong and Mike Lillis - 05/26/16 05:19 PM EDT. A House conservative went after dozens of fellow Republicans on Thursday with...

Trumpism, made in Europe: EJ Dionne

(Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/TNS). Print Email ... At the same time, the moderate conservative parties have seen some of their own natural constituents drawn away...

How Sonic Youth Unfucked The World: Evol At 30

I squealed at my uncle dancing with comedic solemnity to James Brown. I twirled around an unfurnished .... Thirty years after Evol, America is again...

Lee praises Trump's potential Supreme Court picks but hasn't endorsed him

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, really likes Donald Trump's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees, but that hasn't persuaded him to...

Proposed bill aims to amend animal cruelty laws

(subscription)I am not looking at the cat and dog or shark finning matters,” Conservative MP Robert Sopuck of Manitoba told the House of Commons...

For DC Council at large: Robert White

There's no doubt about it: Vincent Orange should not continue as a DC councilmember. There are two people vying to unseat him who would both...

Group of Conservatives trying to amend constitution to allow Rona Ambrose to run for leadership

VANCOUVER – She insists she's not interested in the top job, but that's not stopping Tory MPs and Conservative members from trying to amend the...

Nevada GOP strategist indicted in legislative extortion scheme

Dane used his robocalling business to illegally wiretap phone conversations during that period between Edwards and four other Republican assemblymen from the Las Vegas area...

Nicholson, Harper were 'good fit'

Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson will not follow his former boss Stephen Harper into political retirement. Nicholson ... He said Harper “epitomized great leadership” as...

Congressional Primary Roundup: Information About the June 7 Races

Congressional district 1 has been one of the most heavily scrutinized congressional races of the campaign season. Democratic candidate Alex Law is facing off against...

Poilievre says Liberals 'punting' hospital land file to NCC

(subscription) (subscription)Poilievre is accusing the Liberal government of trying to politicize the issue to embarrass former Conservative minister and Ottawa MP John Baird, who...

Liberals plan on doubling staff for shipbuilding strategy to address 'growing pains'

OTTAWA—Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote says she plans to double the number of staff working on the national shipbuilding strategy to address “growing...

GM food labelling: legislation needed to avoid…

(subscription)NDP health critic Don Davies stressed consumers have a right to know about what's in their food. He said GM food and ingredient have...

Diafiltered milk confusion heats up

(subscription)“Diafiltered milk is not used in the United States to make cheese,” said Quebec Conservative MP Jacques Gourde at a committee meeting. “It was...

Government didn't change enough for some veterans.

By Carol Hughes. During Stephen Harper's ten year run, the battles between veterans and his government were well documented. His government wrapped itself in the...

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Trumpism: Made in Europe

Yes, it was good news that Hofer was edged out by Alexander Van der Bellen, who was backed by the Green Party. But Van der...

Heritage minister asks NCC to mull more sites for Civic hospital move

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has asked the National Capital Commission to review all federally owned sites within its jurisdiction to determine the best site for...

@Kady: Can't decide which party convention to watch? This remote viewers' guide has you covered!

In what may be a first for modern Canadian federal political logistics, both the Liberal and Conservative parties are set to kick off their biennial...

A day like no other

The oldest Harvard alumnus in attendance was 97-year-old Leon Starr from Rye, N.Y., who matriculated in 1940, the same year as the late President John...

HÉBERT: Tories poisoned own well in B.C.

More than one ingredient went into the mix of the Conservative debacle. In B.C., as everywhere else, voters were fatigued with the 10-year-old government and...

“It's Still Democracy Even When You Don't Agree With It”: Jerrod Carmichael Talks Trump, the Season 2 Finale of 'The ...

Like Lear, Carmichael finds humor in generational friction — The Carmichael Show pits Jerrod and his live-in girlfriend Maxine (Amber Stevens West), a therapist-in-training, against...

Donald Trump Fast Facts

March 15, 2013 - Makes a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), calling the country a "a total and complete mess." June 1,...

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell lay solid platform for Wentworth charge

Hend, who won his second European Tour title in Thailand in March, carded eight birdies and a solitary bogey on the 15th as a more...

Former finance minister Joe Oliver is selling his Wychwood house for $4.5 million

Joe Oliver, who was Canada's Conservative finance minister until he was swept out of office by Justin Trudeau's landslide, is now in the process of...

Festival de Cannes 2016: The Spin

Bernardo Bertolucci (“The Last Tango in Paris”) and Wong Kar-Wai (“Chungking Express”) were both recognized at Critic's Week. The International Critic's Week competition .... The...

Wellesley Religion Listings

John Finney, director of music. Cynthia Gordan, church administrator. We are an open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ. We welcome people...

Conservatives count out leadership rule changes for 2017 contest

Calgary MP Jason Kenney, who is also a former immigration minister and former defence minister, is thought to be a possible contender along with MacKay,...

Libertarian Gary Johnson to never-Trumpers: 'I'm it'

Mike Pence is trying to pivot his focus from social issues to Indiana's improving economy as he faces a difficult re-election campaign.More >>. Indiana Gov.

EU referendum debate: MSPs vote overwhelmingly for UK to remain in EU

Ms Smith was joined in voting against the motion by seven Conservatives; Ms Mitchell and Mr Simpson, Ross Thomson, Alexander Stewart, Maurice Corry, Gordon Lindhurst...

Conservatives to kick off convention in Vancouver

Harper hadn't intended to speak, but interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose petitioned him to address delegates, sources said. reported Wednesday that Harper has set...

It's (semi-)official: AP, NPR declare Trump winner, crosses the 1237-delegate finish line An error occurred.

posted at 12:01 pm on May 26, 2016 by Ed Morrissey. Share on ... He'll roll into Cleveland with close to 1500 delegates if not...

Canada to replace outspoken pro-Israel envoy with career diplomat

Before she was appointed in January 2014 by then-foreign minister John Baird, Bercovici was a lawyer in Toronto and a part-time columnist for The Toronto...

Liberal gas plant scandal trial scheduled for 2017

Police have alleged in court documents that David Livingston and Laura Miller hired her partner — a computer expert under contract to the Liberals —...

Jody Wilson-Raybould's Claim On 'Exemption Opportunity' For Assisted Dying Contains Some Baloney

NDP justice critic Murray Rankin, a public law expert, also sees Wilson-Raybould's remarks as off base. The minister is correct to suggest a federal law...

LGBT fight sinks House spending bill

House conservatives on Thursday blocked passage of a relatively uncontroversial energy and water spending measure after Democrats attached an amendment that would bar federal contractors...

Dining review: Ask for the authentic Chinese menu at Dragon Inn - News & Observer

Dining review: Ask for the authentic Chinese menu at Dragon InnNews & ObserverBut owner/chef David Ren, who has been cooking at home since he was...

Legislators, Baker clash over funding for climatologist

The state's part-time climatologist, Robert Lautzenheiser, retired years ago, and the position has remained vacant. Funding for a climatologist has been added -- and subsequently...