Category: caucus

Doug Ford Says Neither He nor Caucus Members Will Endorse Anyone for Tory Race

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says neither he nor his Progressive Conservative caucus members will be endorsing anyone for the leadership of the federal Conservative party. When asked about it Tuesday at an unrelated announcement in Brampton, Ont., Ford said both he and the people in his caucus have their hands full supporting the people of…


A Look at Financials in Pennsylvania’s US Senate Race

Campaign finance reports filed last week show the deepest pockets in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race belong to Lt. Gov.  John Fetterman, a Democrat, but other apparently well-financed candidates have not yet been required to file financial reports with the Federal Election Commission. Republican David McCormick officially got into the race late, registering as a candidate…


Unifying a Divided Caucus Is Job No. 1 for New Interim Tory Leader Candice Bergen

OTTAWA—Manitoba MP Candice Bergen is waking up with a new job today: unifying the Conservative caucus. The party’s former deputy leader was elected by her colleagues to serve as interim leader after a majority of MPs ousted Erin O’Toole from the top job. Bergen faces a caucus that has spent weeks divided and angry over…


Pennsylvania’s Northwest GOP Caucus Refuses to Disclose Full Straw Poll Results

It’s caucus season in Pennsylvania, when regional political party caucuses interview candidates, then hold straw polls ranking them by preference. With five Republican caucus meetings down and a final one happening Wednesday, Feb. 2, party insiders are questioning the way Pennsylvania’s Northwest Caucus handled its vote during its meeting Saturday in Knox, Pennsylvania. During the…