Jim Munson

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Know Your Enemy: South Carolina Gamecocks

Fun fact: Famous alumni of USC East include Charlie Weis (yep, M.A. 1989), some Blowfish and a Hootie, US Senator Lindsey Graham, and likely Kenny...

Senators leave Liberals' budget bill in limbo as MPs leave for summer recess

Mr. Trudeau has only appointed independent senators since forming government, and senators who sit as Liberals are not considered part of the Liberal caucus with...

Senators hope 'landmark' study will help transform Canada's prison system

A Senate committee is touring prisons across the country and in other parts of the world as part of a two-year probe into the human...

Politicians, business leaders gather to promote Evening in the ...

You could almost smell salt air coming from the Speaker's Salon in Centre Block of Parliament Hill on Wednesday as supporters of Citizen Advocacy got ...and...

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...

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...

Mauril Bélanger remembered as 'the glue' that binds as mourners bid final adieu

Ontario Sen. Jim Munson, who was on a parliamentary visit to Africa with Bélanger earlier this year, described his friend and colleague as “a man...

Mauril Bélanger (1955-2016): Longtime Liberal MP's legacy is anthem change

The Globe and MailAs recently as March, Bélanger travelled with his friend, Sen. Jim Munson, on a government delegation to Africa. Bélanger was engaged and...

Mauril Belanger, Liberal giant on Parliament Hill, dead at 61

The Globe and Mail"The sheer determination of getting on an aircraft and using a walker, cane, using the new technology to communicate ... going to...

Sunburn for 8.16.16 — 14 days until Florida's primary elections

(blog) (blog)From the Democratic and Republican primaries for Florida's U.S. Senate seat to the dozens of congressional and legislative races in play, Sunburn's focus...

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...

CT politicians urge Obama to recognize US Math team with Greenwich boy

GREENWICH — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) called on President Obama on Thursday, for...

Syrian newcomer families struggle amid delays in benefits | Metro ...

Government-sponsored Syrians have lived on edge as a result of long wait in receiving child tax benefits and struggled to put food on the table.and...

Community Calendar

“Death Is Final, Question Mark” theme of 10 a.m. Sunday service at Unitarian Church of Lincoln, 6300 A St. Speaker - Steve Enersen, worship associate...

In the September 11 Investigation, Saudi Arabia is the 'Grassy Knoll'

Lieutenant Colonel James Zumwalt is a retired Marine infantry officer who served in the Vietnam war, the 1989 intervention into Panama and Desert Storm. An...

Syrian refugees still need more help

Swift action is needed to meet that challenge, according to a compelling new Senate report. "Fine words and open arms . . . alone are...

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

... Zarate, Stephanie Edelman, Joel Mowbray, Adam Kredo, Mike and Barret Zolnierowicz, Lance Trover, Sarah Clamp, Mike Schrimpf, Aaron Winters, Andria Winters, Ed Murphy, Nancy...

CPD reports 'progress' not 'success' -

Politico- RAUNER wedding dance party -- TRUMP Chicago-boundPoliticoA full Springfield cast of characters attended the chief of staff's nuptials: That included, according to Kevak, the...

Growing probation rolls worry county officials

In an interview, Clark County chief probation officer James Hayden stopped short of blaming his department's high caseload. But with an average of 4,600 probationers...

Democrats and Republicans Take Fight to the Baseball Field

Richardson, a Congressional Baseball Hall of Famer — yes, that exists — spent the summer of 1967 as a relief pitcher in the prestigious Cape...

Assisted Dying: Euthanasia Legal Now In Canada, California, And Some Other US States — UK Next?

As reported by the CBC, the Canadian Senate sought to attach amendments that would have loosened that limitation to include those cases of degenerative disease.

Obama drops the gauntlet, hacking Trump and namaste, America

(subscription) (subscription)With the House debating the issue today and negotiations for an enhanced Agreement on Internal Trade having missed a March 2016 deadline, a...

Solidarity, gun sanity and a sonnet for Orlando

(subscription) (subscription)... a Senate committee that he regrets not having bought the Boeing F-35 fighter jet as minister, and that the current Liberal government...

Bill to make O Canada lyrics gender-neutral clears Commons' hurdle

Independent Liberal Sen. Jim Munson, who wiped away tears while watching the debate, said he's confident there's enough support among his Senate colleagues for it...

The biggest class photo in Parliament Hill's history

On the right side of the front row, Sen. Jim Munson was surrounded by confused chatter: What's a pixel? How can it possibly take this...

Of sinkholes, Scud Studs and Sartre

(subscription) (subscription)Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said the cause of the cavity, which promised at press time to make the evening commute a cauchemar, was...

Why isn't Gronk on the field at OTA's?

Probably you have by now seeing he was at that Jim Kelli golf tournament. At a guy clearly patriots being consistent with sent to me...

Democratic reform, Clinton hits the bar and Streep's Trumpian tour de force

(subscription) (subscription)Former Manitoba Senator Rod Zimmer has died in hospital, according to family members who spoke to iPolitics. Zimmer ... In James Munson's Drilldown...

The West Block Transcript: Season 5 Episode 37

Tom Clark: Well joining me now is senator and former journalist Jim Munson and former diplomat Colin Robertson. Welcome to you both. You know what's...

James Link, 88

, Wahpeton, North Dakota, a generous supporter of major community projects and pioneer of local cooperatives, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at Sheyenne Crossing...

Around Town: Evening in the Maritimes nets a record $110000

The 22nd Annual Evening in the Maritimes saw Senator Vern White, who was born and raised in Cape Breton, once again serve as honorary chair...

RCMP: Wallin won't face charges in Senate expense scandal - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsRCMP: Wallin won't face charges in Senate expense scandalCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsAsked about Wallin's analogy, Sen. Jim Munson said the Senate acted...

Watch: Hundreds of Utahns turn out for dedication of Harvey Milk Boulevard

"In a lot of ways, people have been waiting since 1847 for this day in Utah," said Sen. Jim Dabakis, referencing the year Mormon settlers...

Hundreds of Utahns turn out for dedication of Harvey Milk Boulevard (with video)

"In a lot of ways, people have been waiting since 1847 for this day in Utah," said Sen. Jim Dabakis, referencing the year Mormon settlers...

West Virginia candidate for governor Jim Justice details his

Primary elections in West Virginia are now upon us, and candidates were making their final campaign trail stops on Monday before voters cast their ballots.

NMSU faculty may be put on furlough

Furloughs are “of great concern” but faculty members are divided in their response, said Faculty Senate Chair Stuart Munson-McGee, a food science professor. A three-day...

Against the Grain: Japan Bets on Agribusiness Startups

Munson is an exception in Japan ... many ambitious new companies have had trouble finding money to launch new products because judicial banks regard them...

Bill to make 'O Canada' gender-neutral gets second reading Friday

On several occasions in recent years, private members' bills have passed all stages in one sitting after receiving unanimous consent, including two bills to change...

O Canada: Colleagues rally to get Mauril Bélanger's national anthem bill passed

Senator Jim Munson says he would be pleased to sponsor the bill in the Senate. “It would be a wonderful tribute to a man who...

Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care - 9&10 News

9&10 NewsFired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care9&10 NewsSen. Bernie Sanders' call for "Medicare for all" seems to have rekindled aspirations for...

​Rants and Raves

​Rants and RavesRANT: Longtime Probate Judge Mary Cranford was a no-show for a recent political forum, although her opponent, Angela Munson, showed up. Cranford said...

Best of the rest: Events for April 29 and beyond

Jim Young from Stout Ollie Compost will be our key note speaker in “Talk Dirt To Me”. Workshops include: ... 1615 Senate St. (803) 777-5752,...

State deer kill down more than expected

Senate bill S7005, which was outlined in this space recently, would expand crossbow hunting for big game into the archery season, among other things. The...

CLINTON, TRUMP romp -

- SENATE DEMS bullish after LI showing -- DE BLASIO probe expandsPoliticoDEMS' STATE SENATE WIN — POLITICO New York's Josefa Velasquez: Two hours after polls...

First of three political forums set for Thursday

Matt Brass and Hayden Marlow, candidates for the open State Senate District 28 seat, are expected, as are Coweta County Probate Judge candidates Mary Cranford,...

Parents rally on Parliament Hill after changes to autism program

While a number of politicians, including Senator Jim Munson and opposition leader Rona Ambrose attended the event, the speeches were non-political. The signs brandished by...

11th Annual Douglas C. Frith dinner, April 13, 2016

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal Senator Jim Munson, former Liberal Senator Raymond Setlakwe, Liberal MP Wayne Easter, and Senate Speaker George Furey. Jean-Marc Carisse. Former Liberal cabinet...

A World Unmoored

(blog)Even the head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee intimated as much last week when he described the White House's waltz with the clerical...

A Not-So-Great Society

(blog)The rise and fall of Lyndon B. Johnson from 1963 to 1968 is now recalled as a cautionary tale in the history of postwar...

Will the Wheels of Justice Grind Hillary?

(blog)Perhaps Clinton's opinion is not uninformed—her ties to the Department of Justice are deep, a benefit of being married to an ex-president, being a...