August 25, 2015

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Outsiders steal spotlight from political insiders

Businessman John Brunner is also a GOP candidate for Missouri governor, with a U.S. Senate primary already under his belt. “I'm not a ... Wallace...

Ex-Harper aide 'uncomfortable' with attempts to contact auditors over Duffy probe

CTV NewsThousands of dollars he claimed in reimbursements form the basis of several of the 31 criminal charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery...

NFL pleads its case to Judge Berman, 8-25-15

Think about Rick Berman crises that permit he's like a senator is that's set out criticism and the world. ... To Richard norm. I guess...

Kady liveblog in review: Mike Duffy trial, Day 46

(He'll be referring to PMO's push to create “Stepford Senators” by the end of this, i bet.) Woodcock also responds to a mini-barrage of questions...

White House: Obama's 'crazies' reference a 'little too flip'

Obama told guests at a Democratic fundraiser near Las Vegas late Monday that he and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada had spent time...

Obama gives Joe Biden 'blessing' for 2016 bid

Dunn, a veteran of presidential campaigns, served as a communications director during Obama's first term. She was also an adviser to former Sen. Tom Daschle.

The loan guarantee precedent and the Iran deal

Even with Senator Chuck Schumer's announcement of opposition to Obama's deal, Democrats likely still have the votes in the Senate and House to prevent an...

Duffy trial adjourned until after election - iPolitics

One line, delivered by Senator David Tkachuk, the sub-committee's chair, written by Woodcock read that Senator Duffy “has indicated he will be taking steps in...

Brian Cashman: The Yankees' GM is an iconic and fearless figure

... a part of us, the 10-year-old part, enjoys a good f-bomb explosion, its unspinnable, blast-wave honesty. Madonna on David Letterman in 1994, Dick Cheney...

Philadelphia Inmates and Guards Work Together to Hand-Carve Chair for Pope Francis

0SHARES. Reprint. 0 Comments subscribe now. Philadelphia Inmates and Guards Hand-Carve Chair for Pope Francis. Chair being made for Pope Francis at Philadelphia's Curran-Fromhold Correctional...

Judge OKs Controversial $225M Exxon Accord, $44M in Fees

The $225 million figure represents the damages caused at the company's refinery facility in Bayonne and at the Bayway Refinery in Linden, as well as...

Judge approves Christie's $225M settlement with Exxon

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A $225 million deal between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and ExxonMobil over dozens of polluted sites and nearly 2,000 retail gas...

Mike Duffy trial adjourns until November

The trial of embattled Sen. Mike Duffy, which has dogged Conservative Leader Stephen Harper on the election campaign trail, has adjourned until November – after...

Ex-pill mill king Jeff George testifies in doctor's murder trial

WEST PALM BEACH — When pill mill mastermind Jeff George interviewed Dr. Gerald Klein in 2008 for a job at his soon-to-be opened pain clinic...

With these words from Justice Anthony Kennedy, I thee wed

In this Aug. 22, 2015 photo, provided by Lisa Rigby shows Blake Keng, right, reading from Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's recent opinion on same-sex...

Obama caught between Clinton, Biden ambitions

(blog) (blog)WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is the man in the middle, caught between the White House aspirations of two of his closest advisers:...

At Brookdale, this summer program draws a crowd

MIDDLETOWN – Thomas Becket was in a tight spot. He was elevated to prominence by King Henry II but loyal to the church as an...

Liberals promise return to veterans pensions

In preparing the challenge the Conservatives over veterans, Trudeau leaned heavily on the special expertise of former General, and now Liberal candidate, Andrew Leslie, and...

Obama poised to play kingmaker in Joe-Hillary duel

In Pennsylvania, Democratic frontrunner Joe Sestak saw his deficit in the race to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey nearly double to now stand at...

Legislative leaders want to get back annual retreat

. By Bob Mercer Today at 8:39 a.m. ... The Wednesday afternoon discussion would include the House and Senate chairs of the Joint Committee on...

Computer Voting and Stealing Democracy

... if we trusted the person who is in charge of handling that vote, or the people who are in charge of it, with going...

On the climate, Pope Francis wants less talk and more action - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Crux: Covering all things CatholicOn the climate, Pope Francis wants less talk and more actionCrux: Covering all things CatholicWith two Catholic, Republican candidates for the...

Defining 'American': Birthright Citizenship And The 14th Amendment

Senator Edgar Cowan (R-PA) – who would later vote against the entire constitutional amendment anyway – was the first to speak in opposition to extending...

Runoffs to decide party nominees for several Mississippi races

Senate District 38: Angela Brooks and Tammy Witherspoon compete in parts of Adams, Amite, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson counties. The winner ... The winner will...

Duffy trial sees more grilling of PMO ex-staffer

Former Prime Minister's Office staffer Chris Woodcock is back on the stand at the Mike Duffy trial, facing more cross-examination from the embattled senator's defence...

Mike Duffy trial poised to adjourn until November

The fraud trial of embattled Senator Mike Duffy is expected to break until November as cross-examination of a former Prime Minister's Office staffer wraps up.

CHRISTIE gets his Exxon settlement -

- JERSEY loses sports betting appeal ...PoliticoChristie and Sen. Cruz attack a man when he is down,' Codey said in a statement. 'But to go...

Heroin proposal heads back to lawmakers after Rauner's veto

Rauner's move might not sit well with Democratic lawmakers who pushed the proposal through the House and Senate this spring after making some changes. State...

Declaration of Independents

Larry Morgan is the potential future of the Independent Party of Oregon — and a good example of why young people especially are shunning the...

A Biden Presidential Run Would Only Tarnish His Legacy

The Wall Street Journal reports he's moving closer to a run: He has sat with political allies, talked with family, and even met with influential...

Oil export drive gains in Senate, though action won't come soon

“Providing our allies and trading partners with a reliable and stable alternative to Iranian and Russian crude is in our national interest and enhances our...

Nancy Hanks cabin is declared Historic Landmark

ANTIOCH - The Nancy Hanks replica cabin, which seemed several months ago to be doomed to be torn down, has now been designated as a...

Two-time state Senate candidate dies

"Maryland does not have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem." "Raising and creating new taxes is not a solution either. It should be...

Wild Cards Remain as Democrats Add Supporters on Iran Deal

Another undeclared senator, Maria Cantwell of Washington, has been focused on wildfires that have consumed nearly 744,000 acres in Washington and the West, said Bryan...

Inside the mind of Judge Berman: can we really predict which way he's leaning?

Member Rome which was where the senate was supposed to be which was another meeting room. The the actual bunker at ... Even Lester Munson.