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David J. Climenhaga | The Forum poll of Canadians' voting intentions publicized yesterday by the National Post cannot be said to contain good news for the most prominent old guys in our nation’s politics.
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David Climenhaga | With the federal Liberals suddenly looking as if they have a little momentum courtesy of the media's incipient relapse of Trudeaumania, perhaps there's the vaguest possibility of a horserace.
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Sir Charles Tupper
David J. Climenhaga | If you're looking for an Alberta Conservative who could replace Stephen Harper as PM, don't expect that person to be Alison Redford. A more likely candidate would be Gary Mar.
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Karl Nerenberg | About a decade ago, the Canadian government called on the Forum of Federations to get involved in the Sri Lankan peace negotiations.
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Karl Nerenberg | The government is silencing an advisory body created by Conservatives and headed by a respected Conservative who once worked for Flaherty - a clear message to anyone who gets out of line.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Council of Canadians is gathering information on robocalls and other dirty tricks. Where there is credible evidence we could have court cases to contest elections at the riding level.
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Gerry Caplan | "Frankly, it's doubtful the Liberals or Conservatives could field a group of eight such intelligent [leadership] candidates." No, these are not the words of Olivia or Ed or Roy.
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Lise St. Denis
David J. Climenhaga | Now would be a good time for the NDP to loosen the reins a little on its Quebec caucus and let those members learn to be good MPs in public, early in the game.
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Karl Nerenberg | Bob Rae impressed delegates and media at the Liberal convention, but is "reasonable pragmatism" a compelling battle cry?
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Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae
David J. Climenhaga | If you are looking for proof the Liberal Party of Canada had lost faith in its own future and is grasping at straws to survive, the adoption of this anyone-can-vote-for-the-leader rule is it.
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Gerry Caplan | The excitement is palpable, inescapable. It's no exaggeration to say that no one can recall such exhilaration. And why not? The Natural Governing Party is on its way back, and not a moment too soon.
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Karl Nerenberg | Parliament is back after the truncated, post-election session last spring, and the traumatic summer we all experienced.