Jessica Murphy, Senior Washington Correspondent


Senator Pamela Wallin arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa October 22, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Pamela Wallin claims Senate on a witch hunt

Pamela Wallin tells Senate she’s been “thrown under the bus” and says the process to toss from her seat is flawed and a “fundamental affront to Canadian democracy.”

James Moore. (Andre Forget/QMI Agency File Photo)

Consumer rights to top Tory agenda: Moore

Friendlier skies, better cable packages and cheaper phone bills - the Tories are promising next week's throne speech will have something for every disgruntled Canadian consumer.

Supreme Court of Canada nominee Justice Marc Nadon (L) arrives to testify before an all-party committee to review his nomination with Justice Minister Peter MacKay on Parliament Hill in Ottawa October 2, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

MPs vet Supreme Court appointee

Canada's newest top court nominee is a golfer, a bookworm and was once drafted as a teen to the Detroit Red Wings.

Prime Minster Stephen Harper greets Ed Fast during his cabinet shuffle at Rideau Hall in Ottawa July 15, 2013 in Ottawa. Andre Forget/QMI Agency

Free trade talks slow, Fast says

Hyperactive International Trade Minister Ed Fast is racking up travel points to get Canada to hook free trade deals with blocks like the European Union and booming Southeast Asia economies.

Senator Mike Duffy arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa May 23, 2013. Duffy resigned from the Conservative caucus last week amid an expenses scandal. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

RCMP expands Mike Duffy investigation to PMO

All current and former staff at the Prime Minister's Office have been encouraged to assist the RCMP as the force widens its investigation into the Duffy scandal.

Bob Rae. (Andre Forget/QMI Agency File Photo)

Bob Rae steps down as MP

Political veteran Bob Rae exited stage left Wednesday, bowing out of the federal scene to focus on his legal work in mediation.

Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen. (QMI Agency/Svjetlana Mlinarevic)

MPs debate tougher terror laws

Parliamentarians debated enacting tougher counter-terrorism laws in Canada on Monday against the backdrop of an alleged terror plot short-circuited by the RCMP.