Political pioneer Catherine Callbeck on her time in Senate

In the photo are Nancy Guptill (left), who was Speaker of the House at the time, Marion Reid, who was lieutenant governor, Pat Mella, who...

Nova Scotia senators say Atlantic Canada must keep Supreme Court seat

Four Nova Scotia senators have sent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau an open letter calling on him to ensure Atlantic Canada holds onto a seat on...

Conservative Senator Janis Johnson retires after 26 years

Manitoba Senator Janis Johnson is stepping down this month. In a statement Wednesday, Johnson announced her plans to retire on Sept. 27, exactly 26 years...

Roméo Dallaire criticizes UN, but says peacekeeping in Canada's interests

It is in Canada's interest to play a leadership role in United Nations peacekeeping, former military commander Romeo Dallaire said Monday even as he delivered...

'Smoke on the Mountain' opens Saturday

The ever-popular “Smoke on the Mountain” returns to the Andy Griffith Playhouse this week. The show opens on Saturday Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. and...

Wells Fargo: When the bank robs us

FILE - In this July 14, 2014, file photo, a man passes by a Wells Fargo bank office in Oakland, Calif. Regulators announced Thursday, Sept.

SHERRING: My firefighting brother — and his fellow heroes

My brother was on the scene of the horrific crash back in 1996 that killed Linda LeBreton-Holmes and her son, 12-year-old Brian. Linda was the...

Northeast Kansas happenings

POLITICAL GIANTS — Longtime U.S. Senate colleagues and friends Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum will discuss the state of Congress when they served, its present-day...

15 years after 9/11, a new generation has never known peace

David Harlow Rice, 31, was a graduate of Bishop McGuinness High School in Oklahoma City. ... His brother is Andrew Rice, who served as a...

Slate and Votecastr are teaming up to publish real-time projections ...

Read Slate Editor Julia Turner on why Slate is breaking the traditional Election Day information embargo. “Well, the time has come,” John Chancellor sa ...and...

Sept. 10 in history: Federal standoff in Alabama ends as 20 black students enter school - Today's News-Herald

Today's News-HeraldSept. 10 in history: Federal standoff in Alabama ends as 20 black students enter schoolToday's News-HeraldGeorge C. Wallace. President John F. Kennedy had federalized...

Vote now: Top performer in Week 2 of Oregon high school football?

Wyryor Noil, Madison: Had a hand in four touchdowns -- three passes, one run -- as the Senators topped Sandy 48-40. Jared Oliver, West Salem:...

The Senator and the Mogul: A 9/11 Diary

POLITICO MagazineHours after terrorists piloted hijacked jets into the World Trade Center's twin towers, Donald Trump agreed to do a live phone interview on local...

In key states, voters poised to split their tickets between GOP, Democrats

If voters who reject Trump vote for Senator Toomey, that would be a boost, but probably not enough to rescue him if Clinton takes the...

Top Obama trade official was partial to luxury hotels while he traveled on taxpayers' dime, investigators say

... improper reimbursement he received. Investigators for Deputy Inspector General David Smith concluded that the improprieties continued over at least a year starting in late...

YMCA leadership breakfast honors volunteers

By Nancy Burns-Fusaro Sun staff writer. Facebook ... State Senate Minority Leader Dennis L. Algiere served as emcee for the event and first introduced Tim...

The Main Champion For Conscience: Senator Margaret Chase Smith

(blog) (blog)The Declaration of Conscience speech was a winner from the day she delivered it. ... Smith knew whom she was taking on: Joseph...

Capps Delivers Opening Statement at Energy Legislation Conference Committee with Senate

24, delivered opening remarks at the first convening of the bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee designated to reconcile the Senate and House versions of S. 2012,...

Trump-Clinton photos show how weird this election really is

In this pretty ridiculous presidential cycle, there's been no shortage of strange things happening on both sides. And a batch of new pictures showing then-friends...

The battle has begun – Applicants compete for remaining four senate seats at ASUI meeting

James Howard supported the bill, and said the amendment's specific timelines would encourage business to move forward in a timely manner, as a courtesy to...

MacDonald Retirement Legislation Now On Governor's Desk

At Annual Town Meeting on May 2, residents unanimously approved Article 28 on the warrant, paving the way for the town to negotiate a disability...

Karl Hausker, Katie McGinty's Husband: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Prominent Democratic party leaders are on the campaign trail on McGinty's behalf: Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke with McGinty at a rally on September 9, while...

House passes bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

(blog)The House vote comes four months after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., signaled it might not make it to the House floor because he...

'There's Nothing Better Than a Scared, Rich Candidate'

... online-fund-raising experts, and social-media-analytics firms. Whole companies exist just to manufacture the throwaway trinkets campaigns hand out, from stress balls with a candidate's name...

House to vote on Sept. 11 legislation as veto threat looms

“If we're not funding terrorist organizations and killing people, then we don't have anything to worry about,” she said. The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism...

How Hillary Clinton tamed her friends

It's a diverse club that includes everyone from the Democratic nominee's kindergarten playmates, to Bill Clinton's Rhodes Scholar chums, to former White House, Senate and...

Hospital Worker Accused of Setting Boss on Fire

An employee at the Munson Army Health Center at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas has been charged with pouring gasoline on his female supervisor and setting...

Anger Over EpiPen 'Price Gouging' Sparks Calls for Wider Pharma Cost Inquiry

The issue became a major focus at meetings of both the Assembly and Senate health committees on Thursday that revealed a number of questions about...

Results from Thursday's primary elections

Patricia Jehlen, Democrat, nominated State Senate, 2nd Middlesex, Massachusetts. Mike Connolly, Democrat, nominated State House, 26th Middlesex, Massachusetts. Kara Nyman, Democrat, nominated State House, 5th...

Analyzing Trump And Clinton's Missteps At NBC's Commander-in-Chief Forum

You know, it used to be to the victor belong the spoils. Now, there was no victor there, believe me. There was .... I mean,...

US Senate Candidate Sanchez Criticizes Opponent Harris On San Onofre Probe

... the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Sanchez said she plans to speak to U.S. Justice Department officials and U.S. Attorney Laura...

Former Toronto police chief Bill McCormack dead

Senator Art Eggleton was mayor for some of McCormack's time as chief. “I always thought of him as being the consummate police officer,” said Eggleton.

Produced by Vanity Fair with EPIX EPIX Premieres a Slate of Original Programming That Shows Us What Matters Now.

From best-selling espionage novelist, Olen Steinhauer, comes the EPIX original series Berlin Station. The contemporary spy thriller follows CIA agent Daniel Miller's mission to uncover...

Looking for art free of politics? Don't look here.

More than a century later, in 1966, Emory Douglas began drawing cartoons for the Panthers' posters and newspapers. He's still active as an artist, but...

What Has Clinton Actually Learned From Her Iraq 'Mistake'?

The Atlantic - The ...The AtlanticOn Wednesday, the Democratic nominee stressed the importance of learning from her vote for the war. But she won't say...

The White House grapples with the rise of AI

He's slated to speak on the Senate floor at 11 a.m. EST. Cruz and other ... At 4 p.m., officials from Verizon, Sprint, and the...

Introducing the 2016 International Best-Dressed List 2016 Hall of Fame

Joan Juliet Buck, novelist, journalist; Santa Fe (1987). ... Lady Charlotte Fraser, international socialite; London (1999). Inès de la .... Mrs. Abraham Ribicoff (Casey), socialite,...

Commander-in-Chief forum follies

McCONNELL AIMS FOR SHORT-TERM CR — “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for his chamber to pass a continuing resolution that keeps the government...

Road to Democrats' bid for Senate takeover starting to bypass Ohio

Any list of potential Democratic Senate victors had his name in it. But now, with fewer than two months until Election Day, the former Ohio...

Bobby Scott: The congressman who could make history. Again ...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — In a tradition he has kept for 40 years, Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott threw open his family's sprawling back yard...

Senate panel opens inquiry into EpiPen pricing

NPRBy Chris Fleisher and David Conti | Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 ... The “preliminary inquiry” announced Wednesday by the top Republican and Democrat on the...

Mount Allison to honour first woman in the British Empire to receive bachelor's degree

Mount Allison graduate, former P.E.I. Premier, and Canadian Senator Catherine Callbeck, encourages Islanders to attend the event and learn about “this important part of Canadian...

Platte County gears up for General Election

PLATTE COUNTY - For the U.S. House of Representatives seat, Republican nominee Liz Cheney took the majority of Platte County votes, with 42.26 percent. Democrat...

Phyllis Schlafly and the future of 'women's issues'

When Schlafly launched her “Stop ERA” effort in 1972, the Equal Rights Amendment had passed the U.S. House and Senate. Within a year 30 states...

Dietsch, Nyquist agree on issues, differ on funding plans in NH Senate debate

So said the two Democratic state Senate candidates Tuesday evening at a debate at Franklin Pierce University ahead of next week's primary. With six days...

HILLARY back to A-List Hollywood -

- tesPolitico“California Now Requires Timely Updates For Insurers' Doctor Directories,'' by NPR's Emily Bazar: CA State Senator Ed Hernandez, who chairs the California Senate Health...

September Academe at Wichita State

Brian S. Hayes and Doyle G. Dixon of Applied Poleramic, Inc. and John E. Brennan of Naval Air Systems Command also contributed. Animesh Chakravarthy, assistant...

DE BLASIO sticking with J'Ouvert -- GRETCHEN CARLSON settles Ailes suit -- TRUMP, CLINTON not attending 9/11 ...

A bill proposed by Senator Kemp Hannon would provide access to EpiPen generics. http://bit.ly/2cmLz5N. SCHOOL DAZE -- Suspensions, diversity and the “moral compass” of NYC...

POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

'Most donors go away; they go on vacation, they don't want to talk about politics and they don't want to write checks,' Steven Law, executive...

Post-Bloomberg news budget | Bh Media News Service | scnow.com

The Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News budget for Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. The editors are Effie Dawson and Tom Peterson. All stories have ...and...