June 20, 2016

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Trump reboots flailing campaign

In recent elections, similar high-level shake-ups have been a hallmark of ultimately doomed campaigns. After she fell into an early hole in her first presidential...

Lattanzi and Blake, Hawkins Fuller and Timothy Laughlin in Fellow Travelers

Paul Scholten was a suitably reptilian McIntyre; Alexandra Schoeny, a venomous presence as Miss Lightfoot, Fuller's homophobic secretary; Vernon Hartman, blustering and funny as Senator...

Plea to help to North Korean defectors is personal for one Canadian senator

The Globe and Mail (subscription)OTTAWA - Somewhere in North Korea, Canadian Sen. Yonah Martin may have a living, breathing cousin. Or she may not. That's...

Senate asks law firm to weigh legal action against 7 former senators

The Senate has asked Ottawa law firm Auger Hollingsworth to review the cases of seven former senators determined to have wrongly-claimed expenses and decide whether...

North Korean defectors are refugees: Senate

OTTAWA — Somewhere in North Korea, Canadian Sen. Yonah Martin may have a living, breathing cousin. Or she may not. That's just one more secret...

North Korean defectors are refugees: Senate

The Flamborough Review (press release) (registration)OTTAWA — Somewhere in North Korea, Canadian Sen. Yonah Martin may have a living, breathing cousin. Or she may not.

Senate committee says Canada should accept North Korean defectors

(subscription) (subscription)In a report released Monday, senators Jim Munson and Salma Ataullahjan stress that while Canadians have been “patting ourselves on the back” for...

Wall Street donors really dislike Elizabeth Warren as a VP pick

"Pocahontas? Is that what you said? Elizabeth Warren? ... She is a senator that is highly overrated. She has passed very little legislation. She has...

News from Second and State

(press release)Similarly, the Senate Appropriations Committee met to consider S.B. 1202 (Yaw, R-Bradford), requiring continuing medical education in pain management and opioid prescription practices...

Meet the Senator Who Filibustered for 15 Hours on Gun Control

There are 80 people that die every day from guns in this country. And the NRA and the gun lobby have been very successful in...

Senate committee says Canada should accept North Korean defectors

(subscription) (subscription)In a report released Monday, senators Jim Munson and Salma Ataullahjan stress that while Canadians have been “patting ourselves on the back” for...

June 16: Explore the day's history through photos

Floyd Patterson, prepping for his heavyweight title rematch with Ingemar Johansson, gets protective headgear adjusted by Joe Louis at Patterson's Newtown, Conn., training camp on...

June 19: Explore the day's history through photos

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reacts in St. Augustine, Fla., after learning that the senate passsed the civil rights bill, June 19, 1964. Muhammad ....

Who will be Hillary Clinton's vice-presidential pick?

It puts in play all kinds of moderate Republicans, particularly suburbanites, particularly women,” says Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, a think-tank close...

Canadians want CPP expanded, poll says

(subscription) (subscription)Senator Serge Joyal, a former Liberal MP, says he hopes provincial governments challenge the new physician-assisted dying law in the courts. > Liberal...

Daily Kickoff: Netanyahu government engaging J Street | How Larry King got his name

Lieberman will also meet with the U.S. Armed Services Committee and the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee. .... REMEMBERING: "Richard Wyman, philanthropist and executive at Hochschild...

The Daily 202: Senate will vote down new gun laws today because of an intensity gap that favors the NRA

It can be hard to understand this after Democrats staged a 15-hour filibuster on the Senate floor last week, but the intensity gap in the...

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: June 20, 2016

Lieberman will also meet with the U.S. Armed Services Committee and the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee. ... HAPPENING TODAY: "Harvey Weinstein hosting star-studded fundraiser for...

Paul Ryan Calls It: 'Very Strange' Situation With 'Very Unique' Nominee

On Face the Nation Sunday morning, CBS host John Dickerson asked Wayne LaPierre serious questions about gun massacres and how to prevent them. But LaPierre—the...

Morning Bits

(blog) (blog)“Senate Republicans are deeply concerned that Donald Trump will cost them their majority, despite private assurances from leaders that voters opposed to the...

WIZ dumped from DNC -

- outraged at outragePoliticoSCRIPT FLIPPED — “In N.J. tax battle, a new script and circling lobbyists,” by The Philadelphia Inquirer's Andrew Seidman: “For most of...

Nunavut fighting for its shrimping licences as quota cuts loom

Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson is standing up for his territory's shrimping industry. On Friday Patterson called on federal fisheries and oceans minister Dominic LeBlanc to...

5 things to know about today's Senate gun sales action

Mourners gathered Saturday in downtown Orlando to remember the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. On Monday, the Senate will consider four bills that supporters...

Inquirer editorial: Pa. Senate's poor excuse for ignoring sexual abuse victims

Greenleaf (R., Montgomery) says he had nothing to do with the case, but he didn't disclose the potential conflict before it was revealed by the...

FBI releasing conversations between gunman and police

We are exhausted, confused, and there is so much grief,” said Larry Watchorn, a ministerial intern, during a sermon Sunday at Joy Metropolitan Community Church...

In Run for Governor, Forrester Stresses 'Main Street' Experience Over State House Role

Sen. Jeanie Forrester, a Republican candidate for governor, holds one of the most powerful seats in the State House: She's chair of the influential Senate...

@Kady's Watchlist for June 20 – Senators still on the job after MPs head home for the summer

Senate Committee on Human Rights chair Jim Munson and deputy chair Salma Ataullahjan hit the National Press Theatre urge the government to consider the “practical...

Politics|What Donald Trump Learned From Joseph McCarthy's Right-Hand Man

He had been Senator Joseph McCarthy's red-baiting consigliere. He had helped send the Rosenbergs to the electric chair for spying and elect Richard M. Nixon...

In wake of Orlando gay nightclub attack, openly gay Grit MP says there's still prejudice in Liberal caucus

(subscription) (subscription)Above, NDP MP Nathan Cullen, left, Liberal MPs Randy Boissonnault, Scott Brison, Hedy Fry, Seamus O'Regan, and Rob Oliphant, NDP MP Sheri Benson,...

Senator hopes to see provinces challenge assisted-dying bill

(subscription) (subscription)Not all senators agree on the court's role. Conservative Senator Bob Runciman on Friday argued that if the Supreme Court finds the bill...

Best of the rest: Events for June 20 and beyond

1500 Senate St. (803) 734-8666, http://statelibrary.sc.libcal.com/event/2295331. HEALTHY VENDING 101: 1-2 p.m. Thursday online. Join 'Eat Smart Move More SC', the ... Intersection of Harden and...

The Woman Card

She will also join John Quincy Adams, James Monroe, Martin Van Buren, and James Buchanan as the only Presidents to have served both in the...

Today in history

In 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved by the U.S. Senate, 73-27, after surviving a lengthy filibuster. In 1966 ... In 1999,...

Costs at heart of emergency shelter eligibility debate

But officials in the administration of Governor Charlie Baker say the change would cost the state an added $41 million annually and mean hundreds more...