March 3, 2016

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Rebecca Smith enters open HD 60 seat in Hillsborough County

(blog) (blog)No Democrat has officially entered the contest to date, though Tampa City Councilman Harry Cohen and Tampa attorney David Singer have been said...

Welcome to the GOP civil war

Matt Dowd, George W. Bush's chief strategist in 2004, cast the day's events in equally dramatic terms. “I think the GOP as a national party...

Clinton camp prepares for general election fight against Trump

(blog) (blog)One congressman said he'd never vote for Trump; a senator said he'd leave the party first; a well-known conservative writer suggested joining a...

Black Caucus Talks Politics, Rep. Donna Edwards, Hillary, SCOTUS

Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) for the Democratic nomination for the Senate. CBC members also discussed ... Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Prince George's County...

Mitt Romney jumps on #NeverTrump: Our view

Romney and the national security experts followed a growing number of Republicans — including Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker ... Marino: Trump...

From tattoos to bow ties: Behind the scenes at CPAC

Hannah Cowan of Colorado displays her "moral compass" tattoo with the words "Empathy, Integrity, Honesty and Loyalty," March 3, 2016, at the Conservative Political Action...

Who Would Hillary Clinton's Vice President Be?

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, who backed Clinton in October, is one of the most prominent progressives in the Senate. Outside of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth...

In Historic Step, California Assembly Votes to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

(press release)We applaud California lawmakers for their leadership in helping end this terrible epidemic and look forward to Senate approval and Gov. Jerry Brown...

NMMS Congratulates Governor Martinez on Signing HB-270

- The Out-of-State Provider Access BillSYS-CON Media (press release)It also recognizes the validity of Texas doctors and hospitals to enter into contractual agreements with...

Senate to amend 2016 budget - Naij.com

The 2016 budget appropriation is to receive a last minute adjustment by the Senate to carter for persons living with disability. ... Senate to amend...

Geolocation Technology and Privacy

... Office of the Solicitor General. I briefly was an Associate Independent Counsel under then-Independent Counsel Larry Thompson. I later was Counsel to the Senate...

Canada Promotes Women's Empowerment for International ...

Canada Promotes Women's Empowerment for International Women's Day. (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – On behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, Manitoba Senator...

Pastor Protection bill heads to Gov. Rick Scott

The Senate on Thursday passed the so-called Pastor Protection bill largely along party lines. Sen. Rene Garcia of Miami was the only Republican to join...

What we can learn from a Basic Income Guarantee pilot

Hot on the heels of Quebec's plans to work towards a basic income guarantee and a Globe and Mail Editorial Board endorsement came an announcement...

Kentucky bill tightening regulations on abortion clinics expected to sail through state Senate

() -- The Kentucky Senate's Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection approved a bill, Thursday, that supporters say protects the health of women,...

Lawsuit alleges clinic in Lexington performed unlicensed abortions

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services filed the lawsuit against Eubanks & Marshall of Lexington, P.S.C. to stop it from operating a facility that...

The vile racist Theodore Bilbo created the roadmap for Trump's angry campaign, historian explains

Brigadier General John Pershing lined up fifty prisoners as if they were dominoes while he encouraged his soldiers to dip their bullets in pig's blood.

Donald Trump settles on another answer for why he refused to disavow the KKK: He thought Jake Tapper could have ...

Last weekend, Donald Trump touched off another controversy when he appeared on CNN and refused to disavow the endorsement he received from former Ku Klux...

What to do this weekend: Brier rocks Ottawa

The treatment of indigenous peoples in Canada over the past 40 years will be discussed, and we are sure the role of women will be...

Trump's Rise Highlights Need to Reinvent the Republican Party

... struggles of American workers. He accused the last Republican president, George W. Bush, of lying to persuade Americans to support the Iraq war that...

With the state dinner approaching, Sarah Hampson asks: What makes a good hostess gift?

offers Nicole Eaton, senator and author of At Home in Canada. But there are rules for them, too. “It can be awkward if someone arrives...

House and Senate may soon settle on 3-month FAA extension

(h/t Joseph Powers). AIRING THEIR GRIEVANCES: House T&I Democrats have distributed a letter to colleagues on their side of the aisle, explaining their concerns and...

#TBT: JTRC Member Has Multi-Million Dollar Ties to DOT

As with Banks, state Sen. Larry Grooms, R-Berkeley, chairman of the JTRC and Senate Transportation Committee; and Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, have...

The TRUMP effect in California -

- POTUS bails on HONDA -- TRIBUNE reshufflePoliticoThen it was suggested that Obama was angered over Honda's position in opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership...

OnlyOnAOL: McCarthy, Allen explore 'sexual secrets' in 'The Family'

Joan Allen played the mother of a kidnapped, imprisoned and ultimately freed woman in "Room," which netted Brie Larson (as her daughter) an Oscar. And...

Why Wait? Republican Jolly, Democrat Grayson Agree To Debate

David Jolly and Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson aren't waiting to win their parties' Senate nominations before holding one-on-one debates. Each candidate announced Tuesday they'll meet...

National Viewpoint -- It's time to test a basic income for Canadians

Conservative economist Milton Friedman was a proponent of basic income, as is former Conservative senator Hugh Segal. On the other end, Green Party Leader Elizabeth...

The Early Edition: March 2, 2016

[Washington Post's Karen DeYoung] The State Department hotline responsible for monitoring the reports had a “shaky start,” reports Felicia Schwartz, noting that many Arabic callers...

Hell and High Water

Houston is the fourth-largest city in the country. It's home to the nation's largest refining and petrochemical complex, where billions of gallons of oil and...

Debate preview: Donald Trump vs Megyn Kelly; what's at stake with candidates

6 file photo, FOX News moderators Megyn Kelly, center, and Bret Baier, right, listens as Chris Wallace speaks during the first Republican presidential debate in...

The Daily 202: GOP establishment working through the five stages of grief as Donald Trump trudges to Cleveland

“One of the reasons there's not a whole lot of pressure to do something here is there's a general sense that's there's probably not a...

Nikki Haley Plans to Stick With Marco Rubio 'Until the Very End'

(blog) (blog)and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) condemning Mr. Trump for appearing to bypass an opportunity over the weekend to disavow the...

Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics – March 3

(blog) (blog)GO FETCH YOUR SHINEBOX via Rick Wilson of the Daily Beast – In recent days, a few bold members of the Senate, House,...

How Clinton hit the reset button on 2016

“She just got back to work,” says her campaign chairman, John Podesta, who served as Bill Clinton's White House chief of staff in the 1990s,...

Professor Green goes on a lads' trip as Millie Mackintosh enjoys girls' only break

With her hair left down in loose waves and natural makeup, Millie pouted for the camera as she hugged her pal, lifestyle blogger Lara Fraser.

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Race for governor shaping up to be compelling contest

It's an open seat, with two-term Democrat Maggie Hassan running for U.S. Senate. Gatsas, should he jump in the race, would be vying against Executive...

ASCSU Diversity Bill fails at second vote, diversity offices won't get seats in senate

By a vote of 17-10-0, ASCSU failed to pass legislation that would have created senate seats for representatives of Student Diversity Programs and Services offices...

Trump fans from OC have their reasons for backing the Donald for president

“As baby boomers, we've grown up with Donald Trump and we know he's had nothing to do with the KKK,” said Alonzo-McIntyre, an unaffiliated voter...

Oregon senators make peace after weeks of fighting, signaling end is near

"We worked very hard to inject reason into some of the debates we've had this session," said Senate Minority Leader Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day. "We...

Carson signals exit, US Republicans grapple with Trump victories

/Ipsos polling last month showed Carson supporters would mostly likely be split if he dropped out between Trump and U.S. Senators Marco Rubio of Florida...