The Huffington Post Canada's Althia Raj joined the At Issue panel on CBC's "The National" Thursday night to talk about 2012 in Canadian politics.

The group tackled the most-significant and most-underreported stories of the year and the most-overrated and underrated MPs.

But it was the question of whether being in majority has changed Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives that generated the most-heated discussion.

You can see all the action in the video above.

Do you think majority has softened Harper or the Tories? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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  • 10. Elizabeth May

  • 9. John Baird

  • 8. Marc Garneau

  • 7. Jason Kenney

  • 6. Bob Rae

  • 5. Peter MacKay

  • 4. Thomas Mulcair

  • 3. Vic Toews

  • 2. Justin Trudeau

  • 1. Stephen Harper