June 23, 2016

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Liberal Funny Or Die Hosts 10-Hour Comedy Marathon For Gun Control

Liberal comedy website Funny or Die held a ten-hour stand-up comedy marathon late Wednesday into early Thursday morning to show support for the current Democrat...

Democrats: Guns sit-in just a taste of guerrilla tactics to come

“It's a new day in Washington; it's a new way to fight,” said Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Joe Crowley on the House floor in the...

Paul Ryan Under Pressure to Outflank Democrats, Not Just Scold Them

Several conservative congressional staffers voiced similar frustration with Republican leadership. They told The that GOP leaders failed to counter the Democrats' protest with legislation...

EU referendum results live: Nigel Farage says 'Remain will edge it' as poll gives 4-point lead over Brexit

​Mr Carmichael added: “I just think that the British people are really interested in shaping the world and they are fundamentally a decent, inclusive group...

Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb to host round table discussions on Canada's defence policy review

MP Ben Lobb invites residents of Huron-Bruce to participate in a town hall discussion as part of the Government of Canada's public consultation on the...

EU Not To Blame For One Of Canada's Greatest Diplomatic Failures

Yet here was Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai this week claiming that the reason for that earlier humiliation lay squarely at the feet of the European...

Tri-City MPs charged $723k to taxpayers

The Members' Expenditure Report for the period of April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016, show Port Moody-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly spent $354,059 on...

Are the NDP risking an anticlimactic leadership race?

(subscription) (subscription)Former Ottawa Centre NDP MP Paul Dewar, who ran for the leadership in 2012, sees both improvements and possible downsides to the new...

Deepak Obhrai May Run For Tory Leadership, But Won't Deny Backing Peter MacKay

OTTAWA — Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai is testing the waters for a possible Conservative leadership run. "I'm trying to feel my support, what support do...

Corey Lewandowski to join CNN

(blog)In an interview with POLITICO earlier this month, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough said Trump had once called Zucker his "personal booker." (CNN declined to respond...

Female MPs give '20-year-old selves' a pep talk

(blog) (blog)Other MPs who share words of encouragement to their former selves include Elizabeth May, Celina Caesar Chavannes, Rachael Harder, Monique Pauzé, Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet,...

NHL's Vegas expansion 'hypocrisy,' says MP chasing single-event betting

It's the latest attempt to legalize single-event sports betting, something former NDP MP Joe Comarting tried to get passed in the previous session of Parliament.

How Reagan Lost to Ford in 1976 – But Won America's Soul

Everybody knew Reagan was more conservative than the president. But only after raising the issue of the Panama Canal ... It was the first time...

PBS Fall Schedule Includes Arts Festival October 21 Kickoff With Docu On 'Hamilton' Creation

The documentary also features colorful stories from Lear's family, friends and collaborators, including John Amos, Mel Brooks, George Clooney, Alan Horn, Bill Moyers, Carl Reiner,...

Duffy's Lawyer Calls Senate Payment Order 'Petty'

OTTAWA — Mike Duffy is being asked to repay $16,955 in what a Senate committee considers ineligible expenses, despite the controversial senator having been acquitted...

Is Patrick Brown the Ontario PC's great right hope?

Sudbury.com (press release) (registration)Sudbury.com (press release) (registration)Davis was was elected Tory premier in the 1970s, and his moderate conservative policies kept the party in power...

Today Britons have to answer this important question

(subscription) (subscription)Chantal Hébert (Toronto Star): “As the long campaign to select a successor to Harper slowly gets underway, most Conservative MPs are keeping their...

Photo Essay: Images of Britain Amid a Bruising Campaign

The referendum is the first major election in Britain after an epic polling failure in the 2015 general election, in which virtually every pollster substantially...

How Kathleen Wynne has Ontario going backwards

According to Statistics Canada, the province's manufacturing sector has shed some 347,000 workers since 2003, when the Liberals took office under Dalton McGuinty. During the...

Liberal MPs form Indigenous Caucus

Caucus members include Caucus Chair, Don Rusnak (Thunder Bay—Rainy River), the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould (Vancouver—Granville), Yvonne Jones (Labrador–Newfoundland), Randy Boissonnault (Edmonton Centre), Robert Falcon Ouellette ...and...

Without a referendum, electoral reform is unconstitutional

(subscription) (subscription)And former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty said that “electoral reform is so fundamental, so basic” that the government must ask the “people of...

Which celebrities and politicians want to remain and who wants ...

Everyone from David Beckham and Simon Cowell to Duncan Bannatyne, Sir Michael Caine and Katie Hopkins have had their say.and more »...

Securing solid footing in Quebec could lend weight to Maxime Bernier in Tory race: Hébert

Could Maxime Bernier pull the same trick at the federal level that Patrick Brown did in Ontario? That would depend on whether his campaign has...

Nationals candidate feels 'fed to wolves'

The Nationals candidate in the rural West Australian seat of O'Connor says he's angry his party has "fed him to the wolves" under a preference...

Yulin Dog Festival: Western Criticism vs. Local Patriotism

Jason Hsu (許毓仁) has gone from his parents' night market food stall in Kaohsiung, to Silicon Valley startups and founding TEDxTaipei. Like many young Taiwanese,...

Gold-Plated Golf Club Maker Plans IPO in Hong Kong

The company, whose clubs are used by China's third-ranked golfer and last year's winner of the Japan Golf Tour Liang Wen Chong, saw revenue grow...

'I don't mind losing a few on the way to a win'

On occasion - most strikingly while Moeen Ali and Steven Finn were adding 72 for the ninth wicket at Chester-le-Street - his leadership appeared devoid...

Why Beaumont-Hamel is so close to our hearts

Among the throngs will be Seamus O'Regan, Liberal MP for St. John's South–Mount Pearl; on his lapel he'll wear the island's symbol of remembrance, a...