Lawrence-area Democratic senators face conservative challengers ...

Left to right: Incumbent Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City; challenger Echo Van Meteren, R-Linwood; Incumbent Sen. Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence; challenger ...and more »...

Tax break for state's Olympic medalists dies in Senate committee ...

Tax break for state's Olympic medalists dies in Senate committee SACRAMENTO — Amid the hype of the Olympic Games, a bill in the California Legislature...

Kansas primary narrows list of legislative targets in November

“We must hold these judges accountable for their actions as well as Senator Tom Holland for his actions,” said David Gittrich, the organization's state development...

Schapiro: The Douglas gets Wilder for Bobby Scott

A damn good one: installing Virginia's first African-American U.S. senator. It could provide excitement, energizing the Democratic base and driving up turnout, improving chances of...

Politically correct, or arrogant?

The new process is somewhat along the lines of the system used to select candidates for the Senate. With the exception of Quebec with its...

Thousands of criminals could be released because of clogged courtrooms, delays: Senate report

... government had already made 15 judicial appointments in June. Senate Opposition leader Claude Carignan said he would rather see vacancies filled now through the...

Sole Russian track athlete banned from Rio, quickly appeals

He would not specify what the new information is or who delivered it, though Klishina's attorney Paul Greene told the AP the case revolves around...

Burkini ban: Second French Riviera resort follows Cannes as mayor says Muslim beachwear is 'unwelcome'

An order issued by the mayor of Cannes, David Lisnard, claimed that swimwear ”manifesting religious affiliation in an ostentatious way, while France and its religious...

Some Down-Ballot Republicans Weathering Trump's Nosedive, For Now

Despite Donald Trump's slide in the polls, a series of surveys released this week showed that some Republican Senate candidates are currently faring much better...

HACKER releases House DEM cells, emails -- TRUMP asks for 'election observers' -- SCOOP: Kevin Brady making ...

Ullyot, who was deputy chief of staff and communications director for middle-of-the-road senators like Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania and John Warner of Virginia, is based...

Marco Rubio Amps Up Hypocrisy in Speech on Withholding Judgment of LGBTs

ORLANDO — In a speech laden with scripture, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Friday compelled church leaders at a conference here to “abandon the spirit...

Claiborne Progress | Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the ...and more »...

Judge will wait before ruling on request to stop new vaccination law ...

A federal judge in San Diego on Friday said he will take at least a week before ruling on a request to temporarily stop California's...

Milo Tears Into Hillary-Supporting Podcast Host in Epic Free Speech Rant

“Disgusting, absolutely disgusting. As somebody who cares about culture, you should be ashamed of voting for a president who is going to make certain kinds...

Sask. senator calls this province an innovator on improving court delay

Saskatchewan Senator Denise Batters is shown near the Senate chambers on Parliament Hill in February 2016. Justin Tang / THE CANADIAN PRESS.Legal affairs Senate committee...

Vancouver woman branded a poverty pimp for Downtown Eastside ...

This week, media (social and otherwise) lit up with the news that a Vancouver woman was conducting walking tours of the Downtown Eastside. Jenn Potter...

Chronic delays undermine public faith in justice system, Senate report warns

Senate Opposition leader Claude Carignan said he would rather see vacancies filled now through the existing system of advisory committees and the candidates they have...

Chronic delays undermine public faith in justice system, Senate report warns

Senate Opposition leader Claude Carignan said he would rather see vacancies filled now through the existing system of advisory committees and the candidates they have...

Legal affairs Senate committee calls for action on judicial vacancies

A Senate committee has demanded the federal government immediately fill 44 judicial vacancies nationwide that it says are “hobbling” Canada's justice...and more »...

Senate may need expense rules update, Conservatives say

OTTAWA - Two leading Conservative senators say the red chamber may need to tighten its rules for expense claims following the scandal that plagued it...

30 Locations to Visit This Weekend: Take the DC Walking Tour

On the way, the tour passes the homes of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and President Lyndon B. Johnson when he was a senator.

Biden challenges Clinton to back TPP as Obama sends it to Congress

(blog) (blog)By Paul Bedard (@SecretsBedard) • 8/12/16 10:47 AM ... In a challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden said that the...

Senate committee says judicial vacancies need filling 'immediately'

(subscription) (subscription)The Chair of the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Senator Bob Runciman said in a release that the committee has seen...

Fill judicial vacancies to end trial delays: committee report

"It needs to be remedied immediately," Sen. George Baker said Friday in Ottawa as the standing Senate committee on legal and constitutional affairs released its...

Death penalty decision raises election stakes

The News JournalThe next legislature and governor could choose whether capital punishment is reinstated.and more »...

Gil Smart: We delivered your letters to the Governor Who Didn't Care

Instead, Janice Johnson was dispatched to accept the letters on the governor's behalf. She identified herself as ... Joe Negron of Stuart, the incoming Senate...

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

YOU CAN'T MAKE IT UP -- On Thursday, Hugh Hewitt tried to get Donald Trump to explain why he was calling Barack Obama and Hillary...

Oops: GOP Senator Not Supporting Hillary Because of Iran Deal, But His Preferred Pick Also Supports It

Instead, the senator has indicated he's going to be writing in former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who served in the second Bush administration. The...

Hugo Black, unabashed partisan for the Constitution

(blog) (blog)On August 12, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated then-Senator Hugo Black of Alabama to the Supreme Court. The Justice would go on...

GOP insiders: Trump can't win

One Pennsylvania Democrat cited an old political axiom, attributing it to former astronaut-turned-senator John Glenn (D-Ohio). “From Sen. Glenn, there are only two ways to...

Senate criteria angers potential Island candidate

CBC.ca - Prince Edward ...CBC.caThe requirement that senators must own $4000 worth of property has dissuaded one Island woman from applying for P.E.I.'s vacant seat,...

Ohio Politics Now: Mike Pence booed when he calls John Kasich 'great'

And while we are talking about the Senate race: Strickland apologized for remarkshe made about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia saying 'That...

Ticket Splitting May Be the GOP's Best Hope

In 2012, ticket splitting in several Senate races favored the party of the presidential victor: Democrats kept or won seats in four red states: Missouri,...

Can voting machines be rigged?

In South Carolina back in 2010, it was discovered that the ES&S iVotronic Touchscreen machines had mysteriously “flipped” votes for Jim DeMint to Alvin Greene...

We Don't Care About Your Co...

Jimmy Stewart fights against the evils of corruption unhampered by the trivial concerns of ideology or faction; the only substantive question before the Senate is...

Citizen's outburst interrupts Riverside City Council | Dayton

- WHIOWHIOA citizen's outburst interrupted the Riverside City Council on Thursday evening as the body voted for impeachment proceedings against a councilman.and more »...

Late Canadian sportscaster John Saunders found fame on ESPN

... hockey, including a stint on a junior-B team with his younger brother, Bernie, under the tutelage of a young coach named Jacques Demers, who...

Liberals nix summer meetings on import issues…

(subscription)The call for the DNA test has been backed publicly by Conservative Senator Percy Mockler, who chairs the Senate's agriculture committee. Agriculture Minister Lawrence...

NHL Standings Predictions: Offseason Edition

The defence in front of Jones is in great shape, and David Schlemko could prove to be a sneaky good signing but certainly will be...

Valeant under criminal investigation over Philidor ties: WSJ

As Philidor's lawyers wrote in an April letter to a Senate committee, the pharmacy's conduct was “agnostic” to its ties to Valeant, and it doled...

Trump adviser: 'We need to revamp the farm bill'

A Senate-passed measure would repeal the 2008 and 2014 farm bill provisions that set up the USDA program, returning inspection authority to the FDA. Congress...

Tobias C Enverga Jr.

Senator Enverga has been involved in various organizations and a number of charitable projects. He is the first Filipino-Canadian elected in the City of Toronto,...

Encanto Announces New Board and CEO Appointments

J. Michael Forrestall , Deputy Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence; and as a Special Advisor to the former Speaker...

Community Calendar

James O. Barnett, pastor, and the congregation welcome all. FRIDAY; AUG. 19. Summer Nights LINE DANCING at .... The reunion also includes surnames Cowan, Blaylock,...

Senate race draws interest of local voters

For example, there's a lot of interest in the county in the U.S. Senate race from Wisconsin. Incumbent Republican Sen. ... Duffy, seeking his fourth...

Sunburn - The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics

Florida Politics (blog) - 8.11.16 ...Florida Politics (blog)KATIE LEDECKY WINS THIRD GOLD WITH DOMINATING RELAY SWIM via Paul Newberry of the Associated Press – Ledecky...

Donald Trump can't lose Florida, but state politicos think he will

(blog)Two months ago, the Florida Insider Poll found nearly as much skepticism about Trump's Florida prospects as this week's poll, but doubts about the...

Where is the 'balance' among Tory leadership contenders?

Hugh Segal is master of Massey College at the University of Toronto and a former Conservative senator. ----------------------------------------. When British Tories selected Theresa May as...

Focus turns to fall election

Vehicle LеаdеrMike Pence, planned a pair of campaign stops in La Crosse and Milwaukee on Thursday. Trump and Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, each...

RCMP says it did follow up on lead in Billy Cholo case

The RCMP is denying it failed to follow up on a lead in the Billy Cholo murder case. Last month, Senator Nick Sibbeston publicly alleged...