George Baker

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As Peter Baker told Bob Costa on "Washington Week" about the Rose Garden celebration: "You had the ... After the white-guy photo from the House...

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,...

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...

Malala Yousafzai's Speech To Canada's Parliament Wasn't Just Moving. It Was Funny, Too

Members of Parliament look on as Malala Yousafzai shakes hands with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as she arrives to address the House of Commons on...

Senate Speaker Furey strikes down attempt to rewrite tax code

Senate Speaker George Furey ruled Tuesday that amendments made to a government money bill amount to a tax increase, which is beyond the powers of...

Leadership, vision debated at Bled Strategic Forum

(subscription)"This is wrong," he said. George Furey, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, opined that there was no lack of leadership, but it was...

Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee endorsed Trump on May 6. He will also be the only living GOP .... Racicot,...

Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Fast Facts

During the administration of President George W. Bush (2001-2009), the United States claimed that Guantánamo Bay detainees were not on U.S. soil and therefore not...

DIVIDED AMERICA: Temperatures rise, US splits

Scientist Oliver Grah measures the speed of a meltwater stream from Sholes Glacier on one of the slopes on Mount Baker in Washington on Aug.

Russ Baker on the Saudi-9/11 Coverup - WhoWhatWhy - WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog)

WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog)Russ Baker on the Saudi-9/11 Coverup - WhoWhatWhyWhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog)There have been two formal investigations of the causes of the 9/11...

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...

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...

Donald Trump is now running Mitt Romney's campaign plus racism.

Politico reports that the Clinton campaign is wooing Condoleezza Rice, James Baker, George Shultz, and Kissinger, the granddaddy of them all. This is in keeping...

Gov. Charlie Baker signs hydropower, wind energy bill into law

Baker signed the bill under blazing sunshine on the Statehouse lawn, surrounded by lawmakers and lobbyists, with a soundtrack of songs about renewable energy playing...

The Time Is Ripe for Détente, 2.0

In 1990, a year before the Soviet Union's collapse, then-U.S. Secretary of State James Baker offered his Russian counterparts “iron-clad guarantees” that NATO would not...

Trump Time Capsule #68: We Wuz Robbed Trump Time Capsule #67: 'Unfit' Trump Time Capsule #66: Khan, Koch ...

The debates will be worlds more difficult than an interview by George Stephanopoulos. .... Update: According to ABC, Trump has told George Stephanopoulos this about...

Blunt, Kander win nominations in Missouri US Senate races

The expected became official Tuesday when Republican incumbent Sen. Roy Blunt and Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander easily won their parties' nomination in the...

Kaine's stance on gun control has adapted to timesKAINE

“The Second Amendment is on the ballot in November,” said Jennifer Baker, an NRA spokeswoman. “[Kaine] .... Yet he steered clear of gun issues in...

George F. Will: The path ahead for Clinton

PHILADELPHIA — En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? “Not at...

A Dot's-eye view from the Dems' convention

Nick Collins, Boston City Councillor At-Large Ayanna Pressley, City Councillor At-Large Annissa Essaibi George, and Councillor Frank Baker. They arrived ready for a Massachusetts-heavy first...

Can Heir Apparent Hold Off Challengers In Big Island Senate Race ...

Why are so many tourists dying in Hawaii? We examine the causes of visitor deaths. The Harbor. We go inside a unique homeless "village" on...

Despite her many roles, Hillary Clinton still hard to define

23, 2013 file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly...

Loss is still felt after 100 years

Charles the Prince of Wales and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, Speaker of the Senate George Furey, Canada's Ambassador to France Lawrence Cannon, and French...

Trump's tax pitch

A faction of Sanders delegates has also recoiled at Kaine's rejection of a “millionaire's tax” during a 2011 debate, where he said the issue could...

At Baker's home, Pokémon Go

It was a quiet July evening on Governor Charlie Baker's street in Swampscott. A warm breeze rolled in from the ocean. The sun was just...

In quest for new Prince George's hospital, new management seen as a must

The state officials weighing an effort by Prince George's County to launch a new regional medical center have one common concern: Dimensions Healthcare System, the...

John Kerry Says US Concerned that Turkey Could Crack Down on Democracy After Coup Attempt

“We hope that will not be the case,” Kerry told ABC's George Stephanopoulos. At least 265 were killed and 1,440 wounded in the chaos of...

From real estate to Republican politics: 'Relentless' Ron Weiser now among GOP's elite fundraisers - Crain's Detroit Business

Crain's Detroit BusinessFrom real estate to Republican politics: 'Relentless' Ron Weiser now among GOP's elite fundraisersCrain's Detroit BusinessWeiser, a former U.S. ambassador to the Slovak...

How Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump view Social Security

The BPC was founded by two former Republican Senators (Howard Baker and Robert Dole) and two former Democratic Senators (Tom Daschle and George Mitchell). Unlike...

Magazine|Can the GOP Senate Majority Survive Donald Trump?

Last September, as the idea that the Trump candidacy was something more than an ephemeral novelty began to sink in, Ward Baker, the executive director...

How Trump's VP pick and a familiar name could help Indiana Democrats

Similarly, he earned re-election to the Senate in 2004 by 24 points when George W. Bush won the Hoosier State by 20 points. But Bayh's...

Where Republicans Stand on Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

Conservative columnist George Will, who had already declared himself against Trump, has now officially left the GOP over his presumptive nomination. If Trump is making...

Senate hopeful Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Orange) on Wednesday announced her support for a ballot measure to ...

Congresswoman and U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez on Wednesday announced her support for a statewide ballot measure to repeal the death penalty in California. Sanchez,...

Littleton GOP candidate blasted over Twitter 'slur'

Heavy.comLITTLETON -- The Republican candidate vying for the Middlesex and Worcester State Senate seat caused a stir on social media this weekend after using the...

Ceremony of Remembrance at the Courcelette Canadian Memorial

- Government of Canada delegation pays tribute to ...Yahoo FinanceThe Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada, the Honourable George Furey, Speaker of...

Government of Canada marks 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel

They included Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada, the Honourable...

Slideshow: The North American Leaders' Summit in pictures

(subscription) (subscription)... of the Senate and of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill, with Prime Minsiter Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau,...

The legacy of Joe McCarthy lives on

Cohn had been chief counsel for McCarthy's Senate permanent subcommittee on investigations. McCarthy had been ... He studied under James A. Baker III who was...

The Latest: Canada Parliament wishes Obama 'four more years'

... arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, as Canada's Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie...

The Latest: Canada Parliament wishes Obama 'four more years'

... arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, as Canada's Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie...

Senators try their hand at renewable energy plan

The Baker administration is coming under increasing pressure from environmental groups to come up with a plan to meet energy needs and benchmarks to reduce...

The Latest: Canada Parliament wishes Obama 'four more years'

... arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, as Canada's Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie...

Senators try their hand at renewable energy plan

The Baker administration is coming under increasing pressure from environmental groups to come up with a plan to meet energy needs and benchmarks to reduce...

Good Morning!

He served as governor from January 1915 to August 1917, when he resigned after the state Court of Impeachment voted 25-3 to remove him from...

'No-fly, no-buy' gun bill opposed by NRA, ACLU

For the NRA, virtually any restriction on buying or selling firearms is unacceptable, and this one, dubbed “No-fly, no-buy,” is tied to a list whose...

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...

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...

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...

Aboriginal Senator Murray Sinclair Pays Tribute to Orlando Victims and His 'Openly Gay' Daughter

First, according to the meeting minutes, Speaker George Furey asked for a minute of silence in memory of those who had lost their lives. “Our...