Wake Up Call: Senate Confirms Clayton to Lead SEC

Cowan left Dewey & LeBoeuf in 2009, before it went bankrupt, but he was still among former Dewey partners hit by by clawback suits in...

Democrats pepper Nevada senator over constable bill – Las Vegas ...

Members of a Nevada Assembly committee on Tuesday grilled Sen. Mo Denis over his proposal to change the law requiring constables of urban areas to...

In the Don Meredith case, the Senate tries to decide the price of privilege

The Guardian“Senator Meredith,” said the ethics committee chair, Raynell Andreychuk, “misused his privileged position as a senator.” Because they are unelected, Ms. Andreychuk said, senators...

The senator who had sex with a teen girl cost taxpayers at least $600K during investigation

Senators grappled with what to do during this time. Outspoken senators like former top Ottawa cop Vernon White denounced Meredith and made it clear he...

Kansas education bill held up as lawmakers mull funding options

Larry Campbell, R-Olathe, discusses school funding issues during a meeting of the House Appropriations Committee, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka. A...

Ethics committee recommends expelling Senator Don Meredith over sex with teen

A senator says the upper house is “leaning towards” accepting a Senate Ethics Committee recommendation to expel Sen. Don Meredith. Sen. Fabian Manning says Meredith's...

Ethics committee calls for expulsion of Sen. Don Meredith over sex ...

Huffington Post CanadaOTTAWA — The Senate ethics committee has recommended that the upper house take the unprecedented step of expelling disgraced Sen. Don Meredith for ...Don...

Toronto Community Housing in crisis

The Task Force, led by Senator Art Eggleton, conducted a one-year study to provide detailed insight and advice on how to get the beleaguered agency...

State's failures led to voter ID problems in 2016

Vancouver SunIn the Senate, Fraser also presented no evidence and refused to answer many critical questions altogether. He responded, "I am not advised" at .....

5/1/17 10:10pm Double Coverage: How would you grade the Saints ...

The NBA playoffs roll into the conference semi-finals. We update all the games in progress throughout the show tonight. 00:35:08. Download ...and more »...

Former Conservative Senate Leaders Quiet After New Harassment Details

Senators Claude Carignan and Yonah Martin, the government leader and deputy leader respectively in 2014, declined to comment. In a statement, current Conservative leader Sen.

Wise Owls? Scandal-plagued Senate releases children's book

Additional copies, the Senate says, will be printed in-house starting in August. Copies of the book will be left in the Senate's foyer for visitors...

The Senate needs to solve its Meredith problem — fast

(subscription) (subscription)The Senate Ethics Office opened its investigation in 2015, citing “an irregular rate of staff turnover and other patterns” in Meredith's office that...

Senator challenges climate commitments during fact-finding mission

Barry Perry, president of Fortis Inc., meets with members of the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources during a fact-finding mission to...

Progressives will urge Donna Edwards to run for Pr. George's County executive

County Executive Rushern Baker, who is term-limited, will serve his final year in 2018. Edwards last ran for public office in the spring of 2016,...

'Wise owls': Senate issues children's book to explain role of Red Chamber

Senator Lynn Beyak ignited a firestorm of criticism recently for her views on the residential school system. A colleague, Conservative Nova Scotia Senator Kelvin Ogilvie,...

State GOP elects new party leaders

Taylor beat out former U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Wade 149-102. Dennis Cini will serve as the party's new treasurer, while Carol Bodine stays on as...

Meredith won't address allegations by former aide: lawyer

(registration)The committee was aiming to finalize its recommendations by Tuesday, and then table them in the upper chamber, committee chairwoman Raynell Andreychuk said last...

Daily Kickoff: Billionaires regroup at Milken | Previewing Abbas' visit | Pence to host Jewish leaders | Ray Allen's ...

Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), super-lobbyist Norm Brownstein, Michael Milken, David Rubenstein, Barry...

Ethics committee poised to rule on Don Meredith, as senator faces new sexual abuse allegations

Meredith, 52, was appointed as a Conservative senator by former prime minister Stephen Harper in 2010 before becoming a member of the Independent Senators Group.

from the office of the superintendent

Elizabeth Pomeranke was named recipient of the MIAAA and MSBA Belcher Scholarships last month. Both scholarships ... At the administrative team meeting this week, several...

Rotary gala raises hope — and money — for Salvation Army and Hope Air

The evening included a speech by George Furey, speaker of the Canadian Senate, a performance by comedian Trent McLellan (who's from Corner Brook) and was...

How Trump Could Get Fired

By this point in George W. Bush's term, Bush had travelled to twenty-three states and a foreign country. ..... “We finish the lunch and Senator...

Democracy loses when senators independent

Bob Runciman believes success in the newly anarchic Senate will depend on Harder's ability to build relationships in all camps. "At the end of the...

The Senate wrote a kids' book: 'Wise owls' bring order to forest of bickering beavers and bears

This fairy-tale scenario is how the Senate is branding itself to kids in a new picture book obtained by the , which describes itself on...

Senator Don Meredith Harassed, Sexually Abused Staff For Years, Say Former Aides

Meredith's office has seen a high turnover of staff in recent years — the “revolving door” of employees seemed so unusual that then-Senate speaker Pierre...

Canadian senator mugged in Pakistan by thieves on motorcycle, losing cash, pearls and Senate ID card

A Canadian senator was mugged while visiting Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, losing a large amount of money, a string of black pearls, credit cards and her...

We Hear You: 'No More Reasons Why Congress Can't Totally Repeal Obamacare'

Ken McIntyre. Dear : Since it was enacted into law in 2010, most Americans have opposed the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. In elections since...

Lt. Gen. HR McMaster on foreign policy; Sen. Schumer on President Trump's first 100 days

REP. NANCY PELOSI, D-CALIFORNIA: Creating jobs? F. Draining the swamp? F. Health care? F-minus. SEN. CHARLES SCHUMER, D-NEW YORK: Unless his approach changes, the next...

Scoreboard: Saturday track from across the state

800: Seth Prevost, RL, 2:13.39; Brady Albus, Saco, 2:14.37; Kelvin Hill, RL, 2:17.21; Thor Lancaster, FML, 2:21.39; Jaxson Pedersen, Ple, 2:25.2; Nick Moore, Sav, 2:25.54.

Canadian senator's mugging: Suspects remanded into police custody

The suspects, Atif and Zohaib, had been picked up by the police during an early morning raid in Rawalpindi on Thursday. Police claim that the...

Our senators need an attitude adjustment

Well sorry senator, you may be a member of the Conservative Party and you are a senator, but you are not a Conservative senator, except...

Spencer: Guess what happens when senators get to do whatever they want?

Jim Munson. “The price of independence is there are no guarantees.” Harder has been left trying to right this chaos. Facing a Sisyphean future, he...

Senator Salma Ataullahjan robbed in Pakistan

Canadian Senator Salma Ataullahjan has been robbed of valuables while on trip to the Pakistani capital Islamabad. According to reports, two unidentified motorcycle riders robbed...

Senate ethics committee poised to make final decision on Don Meredith

We want to weigh all of the interests: the institution, the senators, the public and Sen. Meredith,” she said. Sen. Serge Joyal, the committee's deputy...

Post-Bloomberg news budget

- Laredo Morning TimesLaredo Morning TimesThe Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News budget for Thursday, April 27, 2017. The editors are Effie Dawson...

Canada's 'permanent passengers'

(subscription) (subscription)“It is staggering,” says Ogilvie, who's been a vocal advocate on the issue alongside the committee's deputy chair, Liberal Senator Art Eggleton. The...

Oakville Rotary Club presents Lt. General Romeo Dallaire at speaker series

As part of its second annual speaker series, the Rotary Club of Oakville presents the Honourable Lt. General Romeo Dallaire on Monday, May 29, at...

Senate ethics committee to finalize report detailing fate of Don Meredith

The Senate could also suspend Meredith without pay, as was done with senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau when they were under police...

Senate leader pitches Trudeau reform plan in Alberta

Alberta held non-binding Senate elections in 1989, 1998, 2004 and 2012 and five of the winners were appointed, one by Brian Mulroney and four by...

Kevin O'Leary drops from Conservative leadership race, backs Maxime Bernier

(subscription) (subscription)Senator Percy Mockler, and Senator David Wells. Conservative MP and leadership candidate Andrew Scheer (Regina-Qu'Appelle, Sask.) has the most caucus support, with 32...

Does Andrew Scheer's plan to unite Conservatives leave out the ...

OTTAWA, April 26, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Andrew Scheer says he wants to lead the Conservative Party of Canada so he can unite the party. But...

Iqaluit mayor: Nunavut capital needs “transformational investment”

... investment,” said Redfern, speaking at the Hotel Arctic before an audience of about 50 people, which included a cross-section of businesspeople, government officials and...

Patrick Brazeau acquitted of drunk driving charges

Senator Patrick Brazeau speaks to media as he returns to his Senate office in Ottawa on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Brazeau has been acquitted of...

Senator Patrick Brazeau acquitted of drunk-driving charges

The news was confirmed by the court clerk at the courthouse in Gatineau in western Quebec. Brazeau is still fighting one more criminal charge, stemming...

Less than a quarter of caucus undeclared in Conservative race, with a month to go

(subscription) (subscription)Though it's debatable how important caucus support is to securing a leadership win, candidates able to amass endorsements from Conservative MPs and Senators...

Senators plan to challenge Scott with fee for housing bond

Michael Sirotkin, D-Chittenden, said he would introduce an amendment on the Senate floor this week on the miscellaneous tax bill, H.516, that would impose a...

Missouri House passes more restrictions on abortion clinics; now up to Senate

Updated April 28 to correct that Missouri would be among few states to have that notification provision — A raft of abortion restrictions that would...

Interim president of TCHC steps down

That task force, led by Senator Art Eggleton, uncovered hundreds of millions for additional repairs by remortgaging some of the TCHC's properties at lower interest...

Are obese people to blame for their condition? No, says report calling for wider access to treatment

While not going nearly so far, Kelvin Ogilvie, the senator who chaired the committee that produced the report, said in an interview Monday that severe...