Canada's premiers and aboriginal leaders are expected to repeat their calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women following talks in Charlottetown today. The leaders are holding a press conference, now expected at 1:45 p.m. ET. CBCnews.ca is carrying it live.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay has been taking his legislation to rewrite Canada’s prostitution laws to "stakeholders" at roundtables across the country this summer. But where are the sex trade workers, whose safety provoked the Supreme Court to strike down the previous laws?
Veterans groups are upset about the millions of dollars the federal government is spending on war commemoration. They believe some of the cash should be spent on helping current veterans suffering from the ravages of war.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke of how Canada must never drop its guard in the face of growing Russian aggression in a chest-thumping address to troops who took part in a series of military manoeuvres off the coast of Baffin Island today.
Conservative MP office workers of the world, unite - you have nothing to lose but your status as the lowest-paid political staffers! That's the gist of an anonymous mass email to Parliament Hill email inboxes last week. Kady O'Malley has the details.
The federal Conservatives are telling core supporters that 'traditional family values' are a party stance, a phrase that so far has not entered the prime minister's public speeches or official Tory documents.
PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton will come to Maine on Tuesday to campaign for the Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Michaud, party officials announced this week, shining a national spotlight on one of the most closely contended gubernatorial races of 2014.
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona state treasurer and businessman Doug Ducey claimed victory on Tuesday in the race to be the Republican nominee to replace outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has clashed repeatedly with the White House over illegal immigration.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday imposing strict regulations on how law enforcement and other government agencies can use drones, a move supporters said will protect privacy and prevent warrantless surveillance.
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Charlie Crist won the Democratic nomination for Florida governor on Tuesday, defeating his primary challenger with almost 75 percent of the vote and setting the stage for a nationally watched governor's race.
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto thanked California on Thursday for improving the lives of immigrants from his country, including legalizing drivers' licenses for undocumented migrants and making it easier for them to work and start businesses.
RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell said on Tuesday a federal prosecutor was "completely off base" to suggest that he had provided help to a dietary supplement businessman in exchange for loans.
DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper said on Tuesday that he was responding to a hypothetical question when he raised the possibility of granting clemency to the state's longest-serving death row inmate should he lose his re-election bid in November.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A probe into long waits for medical treatment at Veterans Affairs facilities in Phoenix documented suffering by sick veterans affected by cover-ups of wait-list delays but did not find evidence that the shoddy care had caused patient deaths.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police union leader on Tuesday castigated Mayor Bill de Blasio and his bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying the city was losing ground in the fight against crime since he took office in January.
House Republicans on Friday pushed through a $694 million measure to deal with the influx of migrant children to the southern border. But the bill will go nowhere — the Senate won't take it up and the President has already threatened to veto it.