July 23, 2016

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Southwest Missouri's most interesting race: No incumbent makes District 132 one to watch

Thanks to the region's conservative nature, the candidate that gets the Republican nod typically winds up in Jefferson City. Sometimes there's not even a general...

End the silence

Alison Azer says while officials from both the previous Stephen Harper Conservative government and the Justin Trudeau Liberal government have repeatedly assured her everything possible...

Utah delegate went to Cleveland uncertain about Trump. She left ready to vote for him.

(Trent Nelson | The ) Aimee Winder Newton, Salt Lake County councilwoman and a member of the Utah delegation, has concerns about Donald Trump's statements...

Darryl E. Owens: Evangelical choir singing discordant support for Donald Trump campaign

(blog) (blog)In January, World magazine surveyed conservative Christian leaders; 59 percent vowed they “absolutely” would not back Donald Trump. Last night, the GOP nominee...

Munich shooting: Teenage killer Ali Sonboly 'inspired by far-right terrorist Anders Breivik' and 'used Facebook ...

The country's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats, told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper that he planned...

Box Office: 'Star Trek Beyond' Targets $56M-Plus Bow; 'Ice Age 5' Frozen Out by 'Pets'

The latest 'Star Trek' is pacing behind the two previous installments; elsewhere, horror film 'Lights Out' scares up plenty of business, while conservative filmmaker Dinesh...

KNOWING Kaine -- EXCLUSIVE: Republicans for Hillary interview -- WEEKEND READS! -- B'DAY: David Brock

WELCOME TO THE WORLD – Ed O'Keefe, SVP of premium content at CNN, and wife Allison Davis O'Keefe, a CBS News alum now a photographer...

Canadians overwhelmingly think Brexit will be bad news: EKOS

(subscription) (subscription)The numbers suggest that a few Conservative MPs, like Andrew Scheer, who cheered on the “leave” camp are among a minority of Canadians...

Turkey's Disaster

To understand these questions and more Jacobin's Duncan Thomas spoke to Cihan Tuğal, who has studied the “Islamic liberalism” of Erdoğan and his Justice and...

Immigration reform in 2017? Good luck after this campaign

A few hours before Trump took the stage, the GOP convention gave a megaphone to Joe Arpaio, the controversial sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., who...

Third parties shake up Senate battle

Joe Heck (R) or former Democratic Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, and in New Hampshire a third-party conservative is openly running as a spoiler that...

Top stories of the week

A federal judge rules that the lack of a photo ID will not prevent some people from voting this November, and the Madison School Board...

Special legislative session called by governor amidst budget shortfall

[Taken from James McPherson (AP)]. At the county level, state budget cuts are ... “The county is cutting back anywhere possible and covering the expenses...

Indy-bound group that crafts conservative bills has critics

The conservative Club for Growth—a group that promotes limited government and free markets and donates to candidates who support those ideals—will host a reception and...

NDP, Liberals long way from becoming contenders

As well, many New Democrats believe Ashton's daughter, federal NDP MP Niki Ashton, will make a jump to provincial politics. Outside some of these usual...

Mark Kaye on how social media influences an election

I don't know if a lot of people will understand why conservatives hate him as much because he doesn't have a lot of conservative beliefs.

Conservative MP seeking input on future of Canada's military

(subscription)You can tell MP Dan Albas what your vision for the future of Canada's military is at a discussion planned for next week. The...

Who Says the Far Right Has No Sense of Humor? They Just Crowned a Clown

When the Daily Show's Trevor Noah begins his RNC coverage with the banner, “Submission Accomplished;” when Samantha Bee explains that Sarah Palin isn't at the...

Republican National Convention: Local GOP reaction | Local News ...

Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination Thursday night at the RNC. He told a cheering crowd that with him as president, "safety will be restored."...

Politics|Donald Trump's Journey: From Crashing a Party to Controlling Its Future

Donald J. Trump at a campaign event in Cleveland on Friday. Credit Damon Winter/The . CLEVELAND — Donald J. Trump and the army of voters...