November 23, 2015

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Duffy's friend dispensed Senate money to people he'd never met ...

It's to resume Wednesday with testimony from Liberal Sen. George Furey, who sat on the Senate committee contending with senators' problematic expense claims. Donohue is...

Sen. Rucho calls prison official's email to FBI 'ruthless', 'dirty politics”

Sen. Bob Rucho, a Republican from Mecklenburg County, said he has not been involved in the contracts held by Charlotte developer Graeme Keith Sr. Rucho...

Duffy Trial: Following the money with Gerry Donohue - iPolitics

One more witness, Liberal Senator George Furey, who was part of a Senate committee that oversees senators' expenses, is scheduled to appear Wednesdaybefore the Crown...

Tax transparency, national security and Mal Brough – as it happened

The Greens and Labor both told the senate that Australians had a right to know how much tax was paid by large companies while government...

Rand Paul talks faith in Kentucky campaign swing

CBS NewsLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rand Paul came home for Thanksgiving to talk about his faith in God. Kentucky's junior U.S. Senator, who has been...

A Union Fight For More Members, Not A $15 Minimum Wage

On the same day union-backed demonstrators in Detroit used a mockup of boxer Joe Louis' fist to punch out Ronald McDonald, the Michigan state Senate...

Former INS Commissioners Urge Senate to Reject Bill that would Halt ...

Washington, D.C.—Former Commissioners of Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Doris Meissner and James W. Ziglar today urged senators to uphold America's commitment to protecting the...

Power Rankings: Stars the attraction

If you believe that good things happen to good people, then you're happy that the Stars are doing what they're doing because their GM Jim...

Democrat Victory Ticks Political Clock to the Right

Along with the Republican winning the Kentucky gubernatorial slot, the Lt. Governor was the first black elected to statewide office in Kentucky history and she...

Photo gallery: Bill Clinton through the years

FILE: Former President Bill Clinton reacts to a comment by former Secretary of State James A. Baker III about Clinton's wife becoming president Thursday, Feb.

Politics 204 for November 23

... at the senator's fraud trial. Over three years, Gerald Donohue took in roughly $65,000 of taxpayer money for a variety of contracts, directing the...

CBS Poll: Cruz Surges in Iowa; Rubio Up in NH

Jun 23, 2015 - Rubio, a Republican presidential candidate, was the deciding vote necessary for the U.S. Senate to clear the final 60-vote threshold and...

CEO Council Members

Dennis Nally, Global Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd. Pierre Nanterme, Accenture. Shantanu Narayen, Adobe Systems Inc. Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo. Gary Norcross, Fidelity National Information Services.

Kady blog in review: Mike Duffy trial, Day 49 | Ottawa Citizen

Also, we won't hear from the final witness – Senator George Furey! — until Wednesday, which involves the senator trekking to St. John's. That pushes...

At Sexual Slavery Presser at UN, Qs of Rapes by Peacekeepers, Ladsous on R&R

UNITED NATIONS, November 23 -- The issue of so-called “comfort women” in World War II was the main topic of the International Parliamentary Coalition for...

2016 GOP Power Index: Carson drops on security fears

On the radar - Rand Paul, Chris Christie, John Kasich, Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum What would you ... State GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Horn tells...

'The Second Mrs. Wilson' Rivets Audience with 'What If' Scenarios

"The Second Mrs. Wilson," currently at the George Street Playhouse, has a lot to say about government compromises, the League of Nations and the pitched...

Roberts on Supreme Court's Changing Face (Beards Optional)

Board of Education, the 1954 decision banning segregation in public schools, included Chief Justice Earl Warren, a former governor of California; Hugo L. Black, a...

9/11 Commission's Tom Kean Sr. says Paris attacks likely surprised U.S ...

... came in an interview following his appearance with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker at a public forum on Friday at the College of St. Elizabeth...

Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards names chief of staff and transition team, faces ...

CNN InternationalAdvocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Louisiana Governor Elect John Bel Edwards has chosen Senator Ben W. Nevers as Chief of Staff as speaks about...

Exclusive: Obamatrade Separates Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio

“No,” Rubio's campaign manager Terry Sullivan said in response. “I mean, look, I can't ... By contrast, Sen. Rubio, who continues to support TPP and...

Lewis and Clark student assaulted describes race-based attack, says he ...

The scholarship was set up to honor the work and vision of Roméo Dallaire, former commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda, a...

POLITICO Massachusetts Playbook: SESSION 'sputters' -

- CAROL SANCHEZ ...PoliticoDON'T GO -- “Petitioners oppose Israel trip planned by state senators, including President Stanley Rosenberg, Benjamin Downing,” by Chris Lindahl, Daily Hampshire...

Rubio battles Cruz for Iowa edge

At the outset of a five-day Rubio swing across Iowa, his longest yet, the two Cuban-American, first-term senators weren't on equal footing: Rubio hasn't spent...

Doomed Harper government made 49 “future” patronage appointments

(subscription) (subscription)The controversy over the appointments contributed to Mulroney winning the election in a landslide. Liberal Senator Percy Downe, who handled appointments for three...

AP FACT CHECK: On climate science, most GOP candidates fail

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, with an 87, had the lowest score among the Democrats, dinged for an exaggeration when he said global warming could make...

Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 38

I knew Coffey as a former senator and skilled attorney who had served as counsel for DEM, but as I paged through the legal documents...

Putting the Garden State's Pre-K Education Programs in Perspective

The project to expand free pre-K thus carries a sense of moral urgency among advocates, particularly given that New Jersey has some of the largest...

Former Gov. Kean Disturbed by Politicians' Rhetoric About Syrian Refugees

... came in an interview following his appearance with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker at a public forum on Friday at the College of St. Elizabeth...

Tag: WI Recall

The GOP could try to make Nixon look bad by forcing a second veto, but given how difficult it was to hammer out a deal...

Kate Marshall

After all, this is a strong Latino plurality district, and State Senator Ruben Kihuen (D-North Las Vegas) is a fierce fighter who's gaining broader appeal...

Virginia Redistricting

The GOP could try to make Nixon look bad by forcing a second veto, but given how difficult it was to hammer out a deal...

California, Oregon pharmacists to be allowed to prescribe birth control

A bill introduced in Congress in May by Republican senators would help expedite the process in which contraceptive manufacturers apply to the FDA for over-the-counter...

State legislative session sputters to an end

Even Governor Charlie Baker, whose high poll numbers and strong relations with legislative leaders give him the political muscle to pressure lawmakers, was gone. Just...

February 2010

In November 2010, Democratic State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias will face off against Republican Congressman Mark Kirk, in what looks to be a competitive Senate race.