Presidential Race

Trump's 2005 Lewd Remarks About Women Spark Outrage

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Politics

"Women are to be championed and revered, not objectified," said House Speaker Paul Ryan in reaction to the tape.

Clinton-Trump Debate Hooked This Canadian On U.S. Politics Again

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada
Fransi Weinstein

I've loved politics pretty much my entire adult life, both Canadian and U.S. I've always been an enthusiastic and avid follower and I've been known to watch every rally, speech and debate. I've also been known to stay up half the night waiting for the last vote to be counted.

Polarizing Yet Popular Candidates Show Discontented Middle Class

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2016 | Canada Politics

"We are not part of what is happening to America anymore. America has changed."

A Kinder, Gentler Donald Trump?

CP | Jill Colvin | Posted 09.18.2016 | Canada

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Donald Trump, humble? The billionaire GOP front-runner joked at the end of the second debate of the Republican presidential prima...

The Real Reason He's Even In The Conversation

CBC top Stories | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada

Donald Trump seems to have a knack for insulting wide voter demographics — Mexican-Americans, veterans, women — at least according to his critics...

Would Mitt or Obama Make the Better CEO?

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada Business
Jay Rosenzweig

With the coming election less than four weeks away, let's pretend the United States is a large national company, and, putting politics and policy aside, let's look at the two candidates in the same way executive recruiters do when searching for top talent for client companies. In our case, as a global firm headquartered in Canada, we can do this with the distinct advantage of being at some distance from the fray. Through the head-hunter's prism, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney bring to the table very different pros and cons. Business and politics are different in many, many respects. However, a chief executive and a President share certain attributes to be successful.

Obama's "Evolution" on Gay Marriage Won't Cost Him Votes

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Obama doesn't acknowledge that he's flip-flopped on the "marriage" aspect; he says he's "evolved" to that belief, encouraged by his wife and daughters. By supporting gay marriages, Obama may have lost the Evangelical vote -- assuming he ever had it, which is doubtful. But in any case, same-sex marriages are more a case of national curiosity than national importance.