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Wildrose Party Leader Danielle Smith
David J. Climenhaga | In a dire situation like this, the deep-pocketed Alberta Conservatives can be counted upon to fight as hard and dirty to try to make sure the Wildrose surge is stamped out.
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Ray Prins
David J. Climenhaga | It's pretty clear that Alberta Conservative MLA Ray Prins would have become the excruciating focus of voter outrage if he'd stuck around. So someone decided he had to walk the plank.
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Alberta Premier Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | So far in her short career as Alberta Premier, Alison Redford seems to have been coated with a layer of Teflon deep enough to have been donated by Ralph Klein!
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Author Kevin Taft
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's vast amounts of petroleum wealth aren't going to health care, education, public services or personal incomes. They're going to corporate profits at an astonishing rate.
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Alberta Premier Alison Redford, Dave Cournoyer Photo, used with permission
David J. Climenhaga | A strong case can be made that the results of yesterday's Leger poll are much more likely to be a true reflection of voter intentions in Alberta than a group of polls touted by the Wildrose Party.
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Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman
David J. Climenhaga | Everything you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask, about the Alberta Liberals, the B.C. Liberals, and all the other conservative parties from the two western-most provinces.
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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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Alberta Premier Alison Redford, Dave Cournoyer Photo, used with permission
David J. Climenhaga | Only the NDP on the left and the Wildrose Party on the right are in a position to challenge Alberta Premier Alison Redford's Tories with a full slate of candidates.
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Alberta Party Leader Glenn Taylor
David J. Climenhaga | Glenn Taylor, after seven disappointing months as leader of the Alberta Party, announced yesterday he's quitting as mayor of Hinton. Maybe now he'll start to campaign seriously in his riding.
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Former Alberta premier Ed Stelmach
David J. Climenhaga | It would seem that under Premier Alison Redford, when it comes to seniors' care at least, very little has changed since Ed Stelmach was premier.
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David J Climenhaga | The latest Alberta political poll, reported in the National Post, just doesn't make any sense. Nor does the Post's analysis of it. They're both likely wrong.
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Chima Nkemdirim, former Alberta Party official now chief of staff to Calgary's mayor
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Party is all but finished. Philosophically committed to the kind of Alberta Premier Alison Redford more energetically articulates, justification for its existence has disappeared.