A top civil servant overseeing the problem-plagued Phoenix payroll system is advising public servants who aren't getting paid properly to ask their departments to cut them emergency cheques. Brigitte Fortin also says progress is being made to fix bugs in the system and to provide better service. […]
Senator Mike Duffy won't have his expenses referred to the auditor general for review, according to two senior members of the powerful Senate administrative committee. "The matter is closed," the committee said Thursday.
Doug Eyolfson, Liberal MP for the Winnipeg riding of Charleswood–St. James–Assiniboia–Headingley, says voters were skeptical last year when he claimed a Liberal government would allow its backbenchers greater freedom to vote as they saw fit. He now has reason to tell them to believe it.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hauled large jugs of drinking water and spoke with school children Thursday as he was immersed in the daily struggles of an isolated reserve that has been under a boil advisory for 19 years. The visit was private, closed to all media except Vice Canada, which was shooting a documentary. […]
The recent Environics survey of Muslims in Canada is an important, data-based assessment of a community beset by myths and suspicions that, upon closer inspection, appears to have more similarities than differences with other Canadians, writes Neil Macdonald.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Donald Trump moves closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination, he has offered lavish praise for Bernie Sanders, who faces increasingly slim chances in his battle with Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of California's Republican Party on Friday downplayed chaotic demonstrations that broke out against a Donald Trump campaign rally there, saying protests were typical for the state's politics.
LONDON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner's repeated invocation of an "America first" agenda as a threat to retreat from the world.
(Reuters) - Some 20 demonstrators were arrested on Thursday outside a Donald Trump campaign rally in southern California, where the Republican presidential front-runner vowed to his supporters to get tough on illegal immigration if elected.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Indiana Governor Mike Pence will endorse Republican candidate Ted Cruz for president on Friday, days before next week's primary contest in the state, multiple media outlets reported.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump waded into politically risky territory this week when he accused Democrat Hillary Clinton of exploiting her gender to win votes and said she would have little support if she were not a woman.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Mexico after a long delay and behind-the-scenes maneuvering that included renewing sanctions imposed on Venezuelans and a State Department authorization bill.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A revised criminal justice reform bill moved closer to a full U.S. Senate vote on Thursday when it gained support from more Republicans after being stalled for months in Congress.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said on Thursday her agency released 19,723 undocumented immigrants last year who had been convicted of crimes, drawing a volley of criticism from Republican lawmakers.
Scores of protesters took to the streets Thursday night outside a Donald Trump campaign event in Costa Mesa, California, drawing out police officers in riot and tactical gear and on horseback who sought to disperse the crowd.
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Bernie Sanders' lone supporter in the Senate said Thursday that the Vermont senator should end his presidential campaign if he's losing to Hillary Clinton after the primary season concludes in June, breaking sharply with the candidate who is vowing to take his insurgent bid to the party convention in Philadelphia.
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