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Rob Merrifield
David J. Climenhaga | A graceful departure would have benefitted former Alberta trade representative Rob Merrifield's reputation as well as the province he had been generously paid to serve.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | How many seats can Alberta Premier Jim Prentice lose for the 44-year-old PC government he was brought in expressly to save and still avoid having to resign?
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Ralph Klein
David J. Climenhaga | And WWJD? Well, that depends on whether you mean Jim or Jesus. The latter would have adopted a progressive income tax and explained to you it was good for your soul.
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Imagined Portrait of Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | If we chose other examples of public art -- say large sculptures in front of a major public building -- the way we choose the portraits of Alberta's premiers, it would legitimately be a scandal.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | Frontrunner Jim Prentice won easily, but low voter turnout in the Alberta PC leadership election counted this evening says clearly Albertans no longer see the PCs as their Natural Governing Party.
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Ric McIver
David J. Climenhaga | If Ric McIver were to beat Jim Prentice for the Tory crown, he'd be the third candidate in a row not favoured by the party establishment to pull off the feat, fourth if you count Ralph Klein.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | I don't think Jim Prentice will turn out to be the superstar the Tories think he is, or that he's anything like the Wildrose Party's worst nightmare.
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Ken Hughes
David J. Climenhaga | If more candidates don't come forward soon, the Alberta PCs may have to adopt a 'negative option leadership candidacy' policy or risk an extremely boring race!
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Jim Dinning
David J. Climenhaga | Every day the list of promising leadership prospects no longer interested in becoming the last Progressive Conservative premier in Alberta history gets longer.
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Stephen Mandel
David J. Climenhaga | If the reputed Progressive Conservative caucus rebels are going to rebel against Premier Alison Redford, they need to do so quickly or forget it.
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Janet Davidson
David J. Climenhaga | There is very little information about what the government's plans are in the wake of the firing of the Alberta Health Services board. Anything could be happening. Everything could be happening.
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Peter Lougheed
David J. Climenhaga | Now that former premier Peter Lougheed's state funeral is over, it's time for us to take a deep breath and get back to reality.