October 2, 2014

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Environmental Concerns Likely to be on Minds of Triad Voters in November

STONEVILLE, N.C. -- Environmental concerns are likely to be on the minds of Triad-area voters as they head to the polls in November. With polls...

Exhibit openings

BlueStone Studio — Artists David Greenbaum and Joann Wells Greenbaum, a potter and painter duo, offer a pottery studio and gallery space at 206 Broad...

Obama boosts Quinn, touts economic progress in NU speech

Obama and his team are often frustrated that they don't get the credit they think they deserve. In the weeks before the midterm elections, GOP...

Happy Bucky Dent Day!

(blog) (blog)Jim Spencer pinch-hit for Brian Doyle, who was subbing at 2nd base for the injured Willie Randolph. ... Thurman Munson doubled him home,...

Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC

The first case of Ebola in the U.S.: Michael Duffy, Time. Midterm elections: John Harwood, the New York Times. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE. Real Time...

GOP consultant: Wesley Meredith needs to address welfare fraud allegations ...

A Republican political consultant thinks Republican state Sen. Wesley Meredith needs to quickly address allegations and a possible investigation of whether he and his former...

Lawmakers rack up free trips

Sen. Tammy Baldwin went to Tokyo, and Sen. Ron Johnson and Wausau Rep. Sean Duffy spent three days in Sea Island, Ga., while Green Bay-area...

Former dominatrix seeks input on 'outing' threat

During the hearing, Bedford said: “I'd also like to say if this law passes, I'm going to make you guys forget about (Sen.) Mike Duffy,...

Transgender rights bill stirs heated debate in Senate

Globalnews.ca Senators questioned whether protections are already in place, or whether the law will be open to abuse. Conservative Senator Don Plett was the most outspoken...

Conservative Senators expected to oppose Liberal motion calling on AG to audit ...

(subscription) (subscription)Newfoundland and Labrador Conservative Senator Elizabeth Marshall, chair of a special committee that has kept lines open to Mr. Ferguson since his office...

Security lapses cause Secret Service chief to quit

Though the day, high-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Pierson to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier —...

Campus Notes

Kennedy Center Lecture -- Meet an international ambassador at the BYU David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies as it hosts His Excellency Vijavat Isarabhakdi,...

Five news events that influenced Mass. elections

Neither Democrat Martha Coakley nor Republican Charlie Baker spent much of the gubernatorial primary talking about domestic abuse. But the video ... As he runs...

Corporate US Healthiest in Decades Under Obama

... Under Obama. By Thomas Black and Matt Robinson October 02, 2014 ... With Democrats fighting to hold control of the Senate in the November...

Corporate U.S. Healthiest in Decades Under Obama on Debt

Steve Wynn, founder of the Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) casino empire, once called President Barack Obama's administration “the greatest wet blanket to business and progress...

The New Bureaucratic Brazenness

“The individual was here to visit family.” Oh. The speaker's tone implied he'll tell us more down the road if he decides we can handle...

Minister cautious on STU

Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark, who joined Naqvi on the tour, has long been part of efforts, started by his predecessor now-Senator Bob Runciman, to establish...

Who killed the vote on fracking?—Glossary

George Soros has also given millions to CAP which has a pro-natural gas position as made clear in this statement, “natural gas has an important...

Who killed the vote on fracking?—Glossary

Center for American Progress Co-founded by former Clinton Chief of Staff John Podesta, along with Herb Sandler, who recently contributed $1 million to Tom Steyer's...

Cuomo faces deadline for crucial Court of Appeals choice

"What makes a good court a great court in my experience is that breadth of experience," Cuomo said, after Rivera was confirmed over the objections...

Senate candidate Gillespie speaks at Liberty University convocation

He served his country four years as a lieutenant in the Unites States Air Force. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 62 years,...

Hong Kong—La situation politique | Senator Jim Munson

L'honorable Jim Munson : Honorables sénateurs, nous avons parlé de la situation difficile — je dirai même désespérée — à Hong Kong. Hier, j'ai posé...

Hong Kong—Political Situation | Senator Jim Munson

Hon. Jim Munson: Honourable senators, we've been talking about Hong Kong and the desperate or difficult situation. Yesterday I asked about China warning foreign diplomats...

Christie on the Arizona campaign trail today

Chris Christie spends the day on the Republican Governors Association campaign trail in Arizona with gubernatorial nominee Doug Ducey -- a stop at a campaign...

'Whose rights do we trump by giving someone else rights?' Conservative senator ...

OTTAWA – A Conservative senator cited the case of a convicted sexual predator and the notion of men entering women's bathrooms as examples of his...

Northland överlägset mot Alvik

Poängbäst i Stockholmslaget var hennes landsmaninna Diamber Johnson med 21. I Northland var det också amerikanskt i poängtopp, med Katie Bussy som gjorde 26 poäng.

Who killed the vote on fracking?

4, as the result of a political compromise with Colorado's Democratic Governor, John Hickenlooper, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Boulder) agreed to withdraw his support for...

Former Dominatrix Terri-Jean Bedford Mulls Exposing Politicians: Report

Bedford, who vigorously opposes the Tory legislation, was booted out of a Senate committee meeting studying the bill last month after she refused to stop...

Aging agencies under scrutiny after health care compact article

TOPEKA — A series of 11 agencies that serve older Kansans are under scrutiny after one in Johnson County published an article in its monthly...

George and Amal: Not Only a Marriage -- The Birth of a 'Wow' Political Couple

On September 12, 1953, when Joe's son, John F. "Jack" Kennedy was in the Senate, and known as a glamorous bachelor who loved the ladies,...

Kansas Is a Portent of Republican Medicare Privatization Disaster

For the past three years, House Republicans have passed a Heritage Foundation budget presented by Ayn Rand devotee Paul Ryan that Senate Republicans were livid...

The Fate of the Senate Could Come Down to Alaska

ABC News I arrived in Alaska on the day of the Republican primary, on a plane loaded with men who had come to fish or drill.

Rubin will bring fresh perspective to Ohio problems as state senator

To the victor go the spoils. In Ohio politics, the spoils include the right to create election districts every 10 years after the conclusion of...

VanRoekel's Successor: Why the Next Federal CIO Could be a Familiar Face

Former Google executive Megan Smith was appointed less than a week after Park's planned exit went public. But the search to fill the latest vacancy...

Glossary

Center for American Progress Co-founded by former Clinton Chief of Staff John Podesta, along with Herb Sandler, who recently contributed $1 million to Tom Steyer's...

The 'Do It for Bob' Republicans

Perhaps the most tellingly illustrative example of why the base is not rallying to GOP establishment candidates is found in the refusal of former Kansas...

W on Jeb Bush: 'I think he wants to be president'

Claudia Avila, wife of injured vet Retired Army Capt. Luis Avila, right, gives former U.S. President George W. Bush, left, a kiss after her husband...

Obama tries pivot, but voters want follow through

Kentucky Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes is out with a new ad featuring former President Bill Clinton, a friend and political ally of her...

NBA Free Agents 2014 Rumors: Klay Thompson Not Worried About Contract ...

In an interview with SF Gate, Thompson said that he is not worrying about his contract situation with the Warriors, saying that he will just...

PEI Senator Libbe Hubley breaks arm in Norway

Ontario Senator Jim Munson, who was on the trip with Hubley, said he had a moment where he couldn't believe what was happening, but at...

Justin Ling: Senate shouldn't stall transgender rights bill | Ottawa ...

Justin Ling: Senate shouldn't stall transgender rights bill. Justin Ling More from Justin Ling. Published on: October 2, 2014 Last Updated: October 2, 2014 1:16...

Bill Aims to Bring Stiffer Sentences to Transit Assaulters

According to Conservative Senator Bob Runciman, sentences for such attacks are not stiff enough. Earlier this week, his bill, having passed the Senate, was introduced...

Sarvis brings uphill battle to UVa

Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate Robert Sarvis speaks with first year students Matt Ridge (left) and Michael Morris during a campaign event Wednesday at the...

Free of repercussions, Brown confounds friends and foes on bills

"Absent any real pressure from interest groups, absent any White House aspirations, absent any real pressure from his loyal constituency, he could be a free...

Talk like a pirate, or do state lawmakers have too much time on their hands?

Introduced by State Sen. State Sen. Jack Brandenburg, R-Harrison Township, Senate Bill 1076 proposes changes to the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act. It would prohibit townships...

Former DEP Secretary David Hess Urges Senate To Pass Water Well Standards ...

Former DEP Secretary David E. Hess Thursday sent a letter to members of the Senate urging them to pass House Bill 343 (Miller-R-York) which would...

Reince Priebus: GOP cant be cash U-Haul

The chairman made an effort to highlight legislative efforts made by Republican governors and lawmakers. He cited work done by Govs. Susana Martínez of New...

Latest Virginia news, sports, business and entertainment

19 security breach in which a man armed with a knife jumped the White House fence and entered the building. The White House officials say...

Ex-wife of state Sen. Wesley Meredith says couple applied for welfare benefits ...

Oct. 02 --State Sen. Wesley Meredith of Fayetteville and the woman who was then his wife, Beth Longbottom Meredith , went to the county Department...

Seven-figure ad buy hits Shaheen in New Hampshire

- Obama seeks to revive ...PoliticoSCOOPLET — GOP launching 'one-click” donation tool: John Cornyn and Sarah Palin are among the GOP heavyweights piloting a...