Dawn Euer Wins Special Election In RI Senate District 13

Paiva Weed endorsed David Hanos in a primary election, but Euer won that race by hundreds of votes and Democrats rallied around her for the...

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly hosts rally in South Bend | WSBT

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly wants to keep his job in the U.S. Senate.Donnelly walked off the bus to speak to an enthusiastic South Bend crowd...

Former state Sen. Greg Evers killed in car crash

Bascom said the accident occurred near Baker, where Evers, 62, had a farm. She said funeral arrangements would be announced later. “Greg passionately represented ...

MP says pot legalization should factor in discrimination against black Canadians

... Infrastructure and Communities Parliamentary Secretary Marc Miller; International Development Parliamentary Secretary Celina Caesar-Chavannes; Liberal MPs Emanuel Dubourg and Frank Baylis; Senators Anne Cools and...

STATE HOUSE ROUNDUP -- Free, but not welcome, speech

Terry McAuliffe and Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer. ... The Senate also got the ball rolling on a series of public discussions senators plan to hold...

Should Ontario get equalization?

THUNDER BAY, ON, Mar 8, 2014/ / – Independent Liberal Senate Leader James Cowan recently indicated he wants the Senate to investigate whether the present...

The myth of Harper's job creation record

Art-Eggleton OTTAWA, ON, Jan 31, 2014/ / – With close to 46, 000 Canadians getting pink slips in December, Canadians are getting the picture that...

Redrawn district maps change Stanly's voting partners - Stanly News & Press

Redrawn district maps change Stanly's voting partnersStanly News & PressConsequently, Stanly voters would lose their current N.C. senator in Tom McInnis, R-Richmond. McInnis declined to...

Sunburn for 8.22.17 – Adam Putnam up close; Goat blood-drinker ...

(blog) (blog)Admittedly, we've been a tad hard on Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. There's no denying he's the frontrunner to be the next Governor of...

The Daily 202: A dozen key lines from Trump's Afghanistan speech

John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said he will convene a hearing next month on the new approach: “I commend President Trump...

Black caucus has had it with Trump, plans to discuss impeachment

The Congressional Black Caucus, a formidable bloc of lawmakers with a big say in the fate of President Donald Trump and his legislation, Monday sent...

Political data released on proposed NC maps. Find out which way your district leans

Most of the proposed districts lean Republican, similar to the current makeup of the General Assembly, where Republicans hold supermajorities in both the state House...

Why a more independent Senate is working better for Canadians

Stephen Greene's idea of a “super scroll meeting” between all groups in the Senate. This initiative, which would change the rather ad-hoc way that the...

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 21

(Agreed. Credit also goes to Conservative Sen. Yonah Martin, who helped to keep the reverend's case front and centre in Canada). EXPLANATION WANTED. Perhaps someone...

Monday Morning QB: Even in New NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers Embrace Physicality of Football

He played 12 snaps against the Colts in Arlington on Saturday night, making one key third-down stop of Indy tight end Jack Doyle, forcing a...

Sen. Ramirez to Run for State's Attorney; Scramble on to Replace Him

Josh Kurtz (press release) (registration) (blog)Josh Kurtz (press release) (registration) (blog)State Sen. Victor Ramirez (D) is poised to enter the race for Prince George's County...

Transcript: Sen. Tim Scott on "Face the Nation," August 20, 2017

Transcript: Sen. Tim Scott on "Face the Nation," August 20, 2017Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, joined "Face the Nation" on Sunday. Scott, the Senate's only...

Quebec senator defends membership in anti-immigration Facebook groups

... of Commons and Senate declined to comment on Boisvenu's Facebook account. “We looked at this and judged that it was not necessary to question...

Manitoba senators score court win

"The government remains committed to passing legislation expeditiously," wrote her spokeswoman, Sabrina Williams. But Saskatchewan Sen. Lillian Dyck blames the delay on bureaucrats. She noted...

Court gives Liberals until Christmas to fix Indian Act, but warns time for parliament to act 'now ending'

Liberal Sen. Lillian Dyck sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging him to treat First Nations women with as much respect as afforded...

'We don't have any backroom meetings,' Health Canada says as Food Guide consultations end

Kelvin Ogilvie, a Conservative senator who chaired a committee that examined obesity, also said it is critically important for Health Canada to get the new...

Axios AM

"Trump's attacks could leave him friendless if impeachment comes," by Reuters' Richard Cowan: "More than half of the 11 Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee,...

$5.2B contract for Thales

Kelvin Ogilvie, a Conservative senator who chaired a committee that examined obesity, also says it is critically important for Health Canada to get the new...

Take Down the Statues of Robert Byrd

The alt-left's historical amnesia omits the fact that it was Senator Robert Byrd, Democrat of West Virginia and former “Grand Kleagle” with the Ku Klux...

Confederate monument stands on Chicago's South Side as questions swirl around the country

A Confederate monument stands in Oak Woods Cemetery on Chicago's South Side, commemorating the deaths of 4,000 Confederate soldiers captured and held at Camp Douglas...

Did Abraham Lincoln Express Opposition to Racial Equality?

[Lincoln] certainly embraced anti-black attitudes and phobias in his early years and throughout his debates with Douglas in the 1858 Senate race… By the end...

Texas Senate sends 2 bills to Abbott's desk

Larry Gonzales, R-Round Rock, votes no on amendment #12 on SB 312, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) sunset bill in the Texas House. Gonzales...

Senate pitch to opt of out of Phoenix could be 'good thing': NDP critic

(subscription) (subscription)The Senate's proposal to opt out of the troubled Phoenix pay system should turn up the pressure on the federal government to fix...

Andrew Scheer's inclusive appeal shouldn't leave room for alt-right

The first Conservative Leader whom Marjory LeBreton worked for was John Diefenbaker. She was leader of the government in the Senate under Stephen Harper, before...

NHL Teams That Missed the Opportunity to Improve Their Rosters This Summer

Notable Offseason Moves: Bought out RW Jimmy Hayes, lost D Colin Miller in the expansion draft, didn't issue qualifying offer to D Joe Morrow, lost...

LETTER: Hospitalizations fall under BIG

On hearing this, former conservative senator Hugh Segal, who at the time was a member of the Mulroney cabinet, took the idea to cabinet claiming...

House Speaker Busch: Time to remove Taney statue from Maryland State House grounds

In the wake of a violent white supremacist rally in neighboring Virginia, House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Monday it's time to take down Maryland's...

Bishop's University to host first civic leadership forum

Other noteworthy speakers include Rachel Hunting, Exectuive Director of the Townshippers Association; Compton-Stanstead MP, Marie-Claude Bibeau; Quebec Solidaire spokesperson Gabriel Nadeau Dubois; and Senator Joan...

PRESS DIGEST

- Canada- August 14ReutersA Liberal senator, Percy Downe, is concerned that senior military officers are receiving a disproportionate number of public service jobs available to...

Senate harassment policy to be reviewed in wake of Sen. Meredith scandal

(subscription) (subscription)The Senate's Advisory Working Group on Human Resources will start the review of harassment policy in September and submit the report in December.

Senators see their public bills as chance to fill gaps in government agenda

(subscription) (subscription)Senators Raynell Andreychuk, Lillian Dyck, Jane Cordy, Diane Griffin, and Grant Mitchell. Senators say they've found over time that bills that are straightforward...

Liberal senator raises concerns federal jobs for injured military personnel going to senior staff

In December, Downe raised concerns the federal government was not hiring enough injured military personnel. Just over 25 per cent of veterans who were given...

Former Red Wings coach Bryan Murray dies of cancer at 74

He was hired as coach and general manager in 1990 after the Red Wings missed the playoffs and GM Jimmy Devellano was reassigned as senior...

Senators demand Churchill rail line fix

Manitoba Conservative Sen. Don Plett said he's regularly phoning the town's business owners. He plans to push Trudeau if the problem isn't solved when the...

Nominations open for Senate of Canada 150 Medal

“Canada's 150th is a great opportunity to recognize some of the incredible Canadians whose contributions, volunteer efforts and dedication to their local communities help to...

Senate sends voter fraud, abortion reporting bills to governor

Donna Campbell, would require that doctors and providers report all complications resulting from abortion procedures to state health authorities. This measure only differs from the...

Senate considers pulling out of Phoenix pay system

(subscription) (subscription)The deadline for responses is August 15. Conservative Sen. Leo Housakos, chair of the Senate's powerful internal economy committee, said the problem-plagued Phoenix...

$720000 for school assemblies with 3-D glasses? State funding questioned - News & Observer (blog)

News & Observer (blog)$720000 for school assemblies with 3-D glasses? State funding questionedNews & Observer (blog)The funding appeared in the original Senate budget, and while...

Ohio Senate likely to override vetoes

(subscription)The veto override was first added to the Ohio Constitution in 1903, and it required a two-thirds vote by the legislative chambers. That was...

Daniel W. Lang: Cory Gardner's voting record on health care

Is Sen. Cory Gardner interested in health care for Coloradans? No, based on his recent voting record. Between July 25 and July 28, the Senate...

Hyeon Soo Lim, Korean Canadian Pastor, Released from Detainment in North Korea

However, Canadian Senator Yonah Martin expressed concern that Lim was not receiving the medicine “in the way he should,” according to Reuters. This report was...

Centrist Democrats begin pushing back against Bernie Sanders, liberal wing

But it has limited appeal beyond the coasts,” Marshall said. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have...

Reinsurance Reset

Speakers included Senator Scott Tannas (pictured, below), who founded Western Financial Group. Tannas suggested there is strong evidence that the financial damage of a “big...

Bob Runciman retires from Senate on Wednesday - www.insidebrockville.com/

www.insidebrockville.com/Bob Runciman retires from Senate on Wednesdaywww.insidebrockville.com/Bob Runciman's last day in the Senate is Wednesday, Aug. 9. Runciman turns 75 this week. He has served...

Liberals show signs of compromise over Indian status

Last month, New Brunswick Sen. Sandra Lovelace Nicholas wrote an angry letter to Trudeau, noting she was appointed as a Liberal senator because of her...