Tag: campaign

Whitmer Cleared of Alleged Campaign Finance Violations

Two allegations of campaign finance violations against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have been dismissed. In a Dec. 21 statement, the office of Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced the two complaints filed against Whitmer have been resolved with no reason to believe any violation occurred in either. A complaint filed this summer by the Michigan…


Mayoral Campaign Headquarters Vandalized in Pittsburgh

The campaign headquarters of Pittsburgh mayoral candidate and retired police officer Tony Moreno was vandalized early Friday morning on South Main Street in the West End neighborhood. A glass door was shattered and someone scrawled “Pittsburgh police murdered Jim Rogers” in red spray paint on the front windows. Neighborhood video surveillance shows two people approached the…


O’Toole Triggers Campaign Review After Loss, Saying No One More Disappointed Than Him

OTTAWA—The Conservatives will review their disappointing election loss, Erin O’Toole said Tuesday as he underscored his commitment to ensuring the party is battle-ready for the next campaign. “We’ve started a process that will involve all parts of the party to make sure we learn those lessons to win the trust next time,” he said at…


Party Leaders Hoping for Campaign Boost After French Language Debate

MONTREAL—With polls suggesting a tightening race the main party leaders are hoping to get a boost from the first of their two schedule televised debates as they return to the campaign trail today. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will follow up last night’s French−language encounter with an announcement and press conference later this morning in Mississauga,…


Election Panel: Campaign Midpoint Check-In

Here’s this week’s check-in with our panel of election-watchers as the campaign hits the midpoint mark before Canadians head to the polls on Sept. 20. The text of the interviews has been edited for clarity and brevity.   Joe Oliver: Polls Still Very Close Former Conservative MP and minister of finance The momentum seems to…


British Afghan Veterans Told They Are ‘Still Our Heroes’

Thousands of people and a host of celebrities have backed an online campaign to support Afghan veterans as the country they fought in and for descends into bloody chaos. TV presenter and Army veteran Rav Wilding, and “Help for Heroes” patrons Ross Kemp, Lorraine Kelly, and Sun columnist Peta Cavendish are among those to get…


Election Panel: How the Parties Are Faring So Far

With the election campaign nearing the end of its second week, here’s a look at how former party insiders and experts think the campaign is going for different parties, particularly the two frontrunners: the Liberals and Conservatives. The text of the interviews has been edited for clarity and brevity. Joe Oliver: Conservatives Have the Momentum…


Trump Reveals Why He Hasn’t Announced 2024 Presidential Run Yet

Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday he cannot announce a decision to run for president due to campaign finance laws, which he described as “ridiculous” and “outdated.” During an interview with radio host Michael Savage, the former president was asked to talk about the possibility of running for president in 2024. “I can’t really because…


The Only Way Republicans Could Displace Gavin Newsom

Commentary It’s going to be hard. Nearly impossible—but still possible. Gov. Gavin Newsom can be recalled and replaced with a Republican. Following my previous article, “Newsom Versus Davis: A Review of Two Very Different Recalls,” here’s how Republicans could have a chance at recalling Newsom, and replacing him. This is based on both what happened…


Vice President Announces a $25 Million Investment Into Voting Rights Campaign

Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is investing $25 million into expanding a voting rights initiative, “I Will Vote.” “We want to help to make sure your vote is counted, and that is because our democracy is strongest when everyone participates and … our democracy as a nation is weaker when…