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October 11, 2018 6:42 PM Trudeau names Ontario lawyer, PEI Mi’kmaq chief to Senate

Forest-Niesing is from Sudbury, where she has specialized as a trial lawyer dealing with family, civil litigation and employment cases while also serving as an active member and volunteer in the local francophone community. Francis is the high-profile chief of the Abegweit First Nation on PEI’S northern coast and has served in a variety of positions 9

October 8, 2018 2:40 PM Hillary, Bill Clinton to go on tour this year

“Attendees will have the opportunity to hear one-of-a-kind conversations with the two leaders as they tell their stories from some of the most impactful moments in modern history. From the American presidency to the halls of the Senate and State Department, to one of the United States’ most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections, they provide 10

October 3, 2018 6:56 PM Trudeau taps Indigenous advocate, G7 organizer for Senate seats in Alberta and Ontario

Paula Simons, who fills a vacant seat in Alberta, will be familiar to many in the province. Simons is a former political columnist and reporter with the Edmonton Journal, and she has won multiple national and provincial awards for her work. Patti LaBoucane-Benson fills another vacant seat in Alberta. A Métis, LaBoucane-Benson is director of research 8

October 1, 2018 2:22 AM Yale classmate accuses Kavanaugh of ‘blatant mischaracterization’ of his college drinking

WASHINGTON—A Yale classmate of Judge Brett Kavanaugh accused him Sunday of a “blatant mischaracterization” of his drinking while in college, saying that he often saw Kavanaugh “staggering from alcohol consumption.” The classmate, Chad Ludington, who said he frequently socialized with Kavanaugh as a student, said in a statement that the judge had been untruthful 9

September 27, 2018 1:40 PM Trump’s meeting with Rosenstein may be delayed

After The New York Times reported Friday that Rosenstein had suggested secretly recording Trump to document the chaos of the White House in 2017 and had raised the issue of removing the president from office, it was not immediately clear how long Rosenstein would remain in his job. Trump announced that the two men would meet Thursday when he got back from New York. “He will come back here, and there’s 9

September 25, 2018 6:13 PM Trump dismisses second woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Kavanaugh, who along with Ford is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, denies the allegations. Trump blasted Democrats and accused them of “playing a con game” in order to derail Kavanaugh’s confirmation. “They know it’s a con game. They know he’s high quality,” Trump said during a meeting with the Colombian president 9

September 24, 2018 12:37 AM Democrats know of second Kavanaugh claim, New Yorker reports

A second woman has stepped forward with an accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, this time during his college years at Yale University, the New Yorker reported Sunday. The magazine says Senate Democrats, who brought to light the claims of Christine Blasey Ford against U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for the nation’s 13

September 19, 2018 7:17 PM U.S. Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh thrives by mixing sports and politics

Last week Christine Blasey Ford gave an interview to the Washington Post alleging that Brett Kavanaugh, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee now undergoing confirmation hearings in the U.S. senate, sexually assaulted her at a house party when they were both teenagers. Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, has been invited to testify before 9

September 5, 2018 11:15 PM Alex Jones calls Marco Rubio ‘frat boy’ in heated exchange

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones unloaded on Sen. Marco Rubio, calling him a “frat boy” as he ranted and raved his way through the halls of U.S. Congress Wednesday ahead of Senate hearings on social media. Jones, a radio host who has been banned from several social media platforms for spreading hate speech, crashed a Rubio interview and berated the Florida 18

September 4, 2018 1:12 AM Trump’s NAFTA threat leaves Trudeau locked in high-stakes game of poker

That’s because Trudeau has leverage, too. It comes, in part, from members of Congress who want Canada in the deal. Trudeau could stand firm if he were willing to bet either that Trump would not submit a Mexico-only agreement to Congress or that Congress would not be willing to approve such an agreement. “I think it’s a dicey congressional atmosphere 31