March 14, 2016

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It's primary election day in Ohio: What to watch for Tuesday

Kasich to hold rally in Berea: John Kasich plans to spend election night at the Lou Higgins Recreation Center at Baldwin Wallace University. Members of...

Democrats want Westchester to have $15 wage with NYC - The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comDemocrats want Westchester to have $15 wage with NYCThe Journal News | LoHud.comThe state Senate and Assembly both approved resolutions supporting...

The Clashes of Values that Leviathan Foments

Few today remember that the federal RFRA was passed by a unanimous vote of the House of Representatives in 1993; in the Senate the vote...

Stéphane Dion

(subscription)That's the process that we're implementing now. So I think we have a common objective.” Sen. Percy Mockler, a former New Brunswick solicitor general...

How Puerto Ricans in Florida Could Seal the Fate of the Republican Party

(blog) (blog)Part of Rubio's appeal to the Republican Party establishment and many of its key donors has been the belief that the senator's Cuban...

Klobuchar and Emmer to join Obama in Cuba

At Fortune, David Morris follows up on recent news that Minnesota is well on its way to meeting its 2030 goal for alternative energy. “...

Ontario will test idea of a guaranteed minimum income to ease poverty, spending on social programs

TORONTO — A single paragraph buried in the Ontario budget could mean big changes in the lives of some of the province's most impoverished residents...

Accused in Rosedale stabbing appears in mental health court

Since 1999, she has been a vice-president at the NATO Association of Canada, an education and support group for the international organization with an executive...

Kamenetz Endorses Van Hollen For Senate

... unions and many of the state's prominent Democratic elected officials, including Attorney General Brian Frosh, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Prince George's County Executive...

Drug pricing wars, Part B

As part of the settlement, FDA agreed to review two such communications per year on a 60-day timeline. While the agreement forestalls a potential Supreme...

NC Senate leader Phil Berger adds to state's presidential endorsement list - News & Observer (blog)

News & Observer (blog)NC Senate leader Phil Berger adds to state's presidential endorsement listNews & Observer (blog)Hillary Clinton: N.C. House Democratic Leader Larry Hall, former...

Donald Trump targets John Kasich in attack ad

"Any vote that doesn't go to me is in essence helping Donald Trump to win the 99 delegates that this state will award to the...

2016 legislative session: Acts of courage in lawmaking | The Daily ...

PIERRE — The 2016 session of the Legislature ended its main run Friday. Here's a look at some of the courageous events that occurred and...

Ashtabula County picks a presidential candidate in Tuesday's ...

JEFFERSON — A handful of issues, candidates for state and federal offices and — oh, yes — a presidential nomination are at stake when Ashtabula...

Ga. Sen. Josh McKoon explains why he doesn't see religious freedom legislation as discrimination

When Indiana was considering a similar bill, George Stephanopoulos famously got [Indiana Governor] Mike Pence on television and asked him repeatedly, “Under this legislation, would...

15 crucial US Supreme Court cases that originated in Ohio

The case took several years to make it to the Supreme Court and McIntyre died during that time. The court, in an opinion authored by...

Three scenarios for Super Tuesday II | Fox News

The three possible outcomes of Tuesday's contests explained.and more »...

REGULATION: In Fla., fracking starts a fight before it even happens ... - Environment & Energy Publishing

REGULATION: In Fla., fracking starts a fight before it even happens ...Environment & Energy PublishingThe oil industry and environmentalists in Florida, who fought to a...

Will King win the Hill?

Politico - POLITICOPoliticoGeorgia campus carry bill in governor's hands — Arbitration clauses on the agenda — Harvard affirmative action case hinges on Fisher.and more »...

Free Lunch

In 2008, Amarillo Republican David Swinford, whose House committee oversaw the program, said that Chapter 313 was “why we're so economically powerful in this so-called...

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton locked in close races in Ohio, Illinois, Missouri: polls

In this March 9, 2016, photo, Democratic presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., stand together before the start of ... IF this...

No Year of the Outsider in Down-Ballot Races

(registration)... offices on October 22, 2015. (Meredith Dake-O'Connor/CQ ) ... In addition to Fetterman, two outsider candidates in Democratic Senate primaries – Andrea Zopp...

Races to watch Tuesday in Lake County

Chicago Daily Herald - Daily HeraldChicago Daily HeraldThe names of the candidates at the top of Tuesday's primary ballot are well known to voters by...

State's attorney's race leads list of hot Northwest Suburban primaries

The two Democratic challengers looking to unseat Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez in Tuesday's primary say the county's criminal justice system is broken, but...

Denise Batters: Help the mentally ill. Don't kill them

... we need to make our voices heard on this issue — and fast. Please contact your local MP and tell them where you stand.

Bill Clinton's odious presidency: Thomas Frank on the real history of the '90s

Welfare reform. NAFTA. The crime bill. Prisons. Aides wondered if Bill knew who he was. His legacy is sadly clear. Thomas Frank. Share; WhatsApp. Post.

Past stances on immigration come back to haunt Clinton, Sanders

Sure, Clinton has said she voted numerous times as a senator to build the wall with Mexico. When the two were given the opportunity ...

How open record laws are applied in state legislatures

Washington PostThe Assembly and Senate Rules committees declined requests for emails and calendars for the top legislative leaders, citing a number of exemptions including privacy...

Sheriffs being opposed in upcoming elections

The District 1 commissioner has incumbent Gerald Blocker challenged by fellow Democrat David Richardson as well as Republican Brian Bray. In District 5, incumbent Dwight...

Social News 14/3

The Prime Minister on March 12 issued an instruction requesting imperative measures to cope with saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. As many as nine...

What's the point of the Commonwealth? | The Economist

The new secretary-general will have to be tough, dynamic and crafty, if the oddest of post-imperial clubs is to rekindle its sense of purpose.and more »...

Assemblies next step in process

Republicans also may see a competitive race for the U.S. Senate nomination and may not want to switch parties. The last day a voter who...

Senate to release Binnie's final Senators' expense arbitration report on March 21

(subscription) (subscription)Michel Rivard (The Laurentides, Que.) and Diane Bellemare (Alma, Que.). The former Liberal Senator, in this working group, is Pierrette Ringuette (New Brunswick)...

Sports Minister Qualtrough hires director of parliamentary affairs, issues, policy

(subscription)... for International Development, Karina Gould, the Liberal MP for Burlington, Ont. He previously spent more than a decade as policy adviser to Liberal...

Senate to release Binnie's final Senators' expense arbitration report on March 21

(subscription) (subscription)Sen. John Wallace, centre, pictured with former Senators Michael Meighen and Marjory LeBreton. Sen. Wallace and five other independent Senators formed a non-partisan...

Smart advice for Trudeau on Senate reform: Editorial

That's fine as far as far as it goes, says Senator Dennis Patterson, the former premier of Nunavut. But it won't democratize the upper house...

Washington County girls tennis season preview capsules

Returning: Hadley May, Sr.; Grace Li, Sr.; Sue Willems, Sr.; Emily Hausler, Sr; Julia Cowen, So.; Samantha Kurapty, So.; Jessica Horton, Sr. Key newcomer: Michelle...

Black Matriarchy Driving Force in Baltimore's Mayoral Primary | www ...

Let's stipulate, right up front, that every candidate for mayor of Baltimore wants the same things—property tax cuts, decent housing, adequate schools, efficient ...and more »...