Iowa Democratic Party chairman resigns in wake of caucus chaos

Troy Price submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday.February 12, 2020, 11:18 PM3 min read Troy Price, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday, following the blacklash that ensued after the results of the caucus were delayed last week due to "coding issues" of the state's new reporting app. Following the confusion of the caucuses, Price said he is...

U.K. Labour’s Long Bailey Mulls Bid for Party Leadership

(Bloomberg) -- Rebecca Long Bailey, the front-runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, said the U.K.’s main opposition party should be a champion for “progressive patriotism” as it seeks to recover from its worst electoral performance in more than 80 years.Laying out her vision for the party -- but stating only that she’s considering a run for leader -- Long Bailey wrote in the...

Israel’s embattled Netanyahu tries to fend off party rival

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday faced the first serious internal challenge to his decade-long rule as his party held a primary vote following his failure to form a government and his indictment on corruption charges. Veteran Likud party member Gideon Saar hoped to unseat Netanyahu, telling voters he would be better placed to form a government after national...

Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative leader, urges party to ‘stay united’

Andrew Scheer ended weeks of speculation on his future Thursday, announcing he will step down as Conservative leader.Scheer announced his decision at a surprise caucus meeting before heading into the House of Commons to deliver a seven-minute speech ending his quest to one day become prime minister.The Conservative benches were unusually full for what had been expected to be routine debate on...

The Conservative Party Leadership Race

The 2018 dystopian videogame We Happy Few takes place in an alternate version of Britain in 1964. A sparsely-detailed plot suggests that twenty years after the Nazi conquest of Britain, the Soviet counter-conquest of Europe, and the collapse of the Empire, 1960s Britain has become a desolate, hopeless land. Consequently the game’s setting, the fictional island town of Wellington Wells, has...

General election: Four Brexit party MEPs abandon Farage and urge voters to back Tories instead – live news | Politics

10.46am GMT10:46 Johnson apologises for any offence caused by his article comparing women wearing burqas to letterboxes On ITV’s This Morning Holly Willoughby asks about crime and safety. A lot of people feel unsafe, she says. Boris Johnson says he massively reduced crime when he was mayor of London. He says that Usman Khan, the London Bridge attacker, had to be released. It is always worth...

One dead and three injured in shooting at Anjou party

Police tape in Montreal. Dario Ayala / Montreal Gazette files One man is dead and three others are injured following a shooting at a reception hall in Anjou.Multiple shots were heard shortly after midnight on Sunday, both inside and outside the hall where a party was taking place.A 31-year-old man died in hospital overnight, said Montreal police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron. This is the 17th...

Can anything stop Jason Kenney? Alberta premier rides high approval rating as his party gathers for convention

EDMONTON — On Monday, Premier Jason Kenney stood beside the Toronto MP and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland in his office at the Alberta legislature and warmly welcomed her, an “Alberta girl” from Peace River, Alta., back home.That was after earlier this month, in a speech before conservative faithful, condemning the “record of assaults” of Freeland’s own Liberal...

Luc Ferrandez blasts former Projet Montréal party about city’s budget

Spending by Mayor Valérie Plante’s administration is out of control, and the mayor’s right-hand man is lying about it, former Plateau Mont-Royal mayor Luc Ferrandez charged Tuesday.Ferrandez, who quit politics in May and is now a radio commentator, made the accusation on radio station 98.5, the day after the city unveiled its $6.17-billion budget and $6-billion, three-year capital works...

PQ MNA Sylvain Gaudreault officially launches party leadership bid

Sylvain Gaudreault, right, with Jean-François Lisée in 2016. Dario Ayala / Montreal Gazette file photo Jonquière MNA Sylvain Gaudreault announced his candidacy for the leadership of the Parti Québécois on Monday, becoming the first person to officially seek the job.The role of party leader has been vacant since the resignation of Jean-François Lisée in the wake of the PQ’s disastrous...