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’Scud Stud’ says critical article was like a ’bomb going off’ in his campaign

A former television journalist known as the “Scud Stud” says his run for public office was torpedoed by an article critical of his campaign.

Arthur Kent, who got his nickname from his days reporting on the Gulf War for NBC, said fundraising dried up and volunteers quit after the column labelling him a “dud” hit newsstands and the Internet. 465 more words

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More transparent civic campaign donation rules urged for City of Saskatoon

Changes to increase transparency surrounding political donations to Saskatoon municipal election candidates have been proposed.

The new Saskatoon municipal review commission recommends 22 amendments to the bylaw governing civic elections. 551 more words

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3rd-quarter fundraising results for the Republican primaries

You’ll notice that Carly Fiorina is now raising more money than Marco Rubio. Ben Carson raises a lot of money as does Jeb Bush, but not Donald Trump. 39 more words

Politics - USA

Four Quebec by-elections leave Liberals on top

QUEBEC — In the end, Quebecers voting in four by-elections decided it’d be best if things just stayed the same.

Philippe Couillard’s Liberals kept three of the four ridings that were up for grabs: the Montreal riding of Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne, the Laval riding of Fabre and the Beauce-Sud riding, near Quebec City. 669 more words


No 'gotcha' questions, please: GOP presidential hopefuls release demands for future TV debates

Aides to the various Republican presidential candidates gathered in Northern Virginia on Sunday to band together and demand changes to future debate formats.

The meeting came after Wednesday night’s CNBC debate, which was fiercely criticized by Republicans for questions they described as biased — and by others for its disorganization. 354 more words