Originally published on Thu March 20, 2014 6:37 am
President Obama's nominee for surgeon general has a medical degree and an MBA, but his confirmation is being held up in the Senate because of special-interest politics and Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns.
Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 9:04 pm
If you thought things had calmed down in Toronto, you were wrong.
Today, a new round of court documents meant another chaotic day at Toronto city hall.
In truth, we didn't learn much more about the scandal involving Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack. As the CBC reports, the court documents revealed officially that video obtained by police show Ford holding a "glass cylinder to his mouth," while he lit a flame to the tip of the pipe.