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Bob Rae Takes Post At U Of T

A few weeks after stepping down as the Liberal MP for Toronto Centre, Bob Rae has accepted a teaching position at the University of Toronto. The university released a statement on Thursday that said...
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Bob Rae Steps Down As MP

OTTAWA - Bob Rae, a fixture on Canada's political scene for more than three decades, is giving up his seat in the House of Commons to devote himself to another of his Canadian passions: working on beh...
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Bob Rae Resigns

Bob Rae, the Liberal MP and former interim leader of the party, will resign his Toronto Centre seat. An emotional Rae, 64, told his Liberal colleagues of his decision at Wednesday's party caucus meeti...
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Bob Rae: A Class Act Bows Out Gracefully

In what must have been a very difficult decision, interim Liberal leader Bob Rae has decided not to throw his hat into the ring as the party approaches its 2013 leadership convention. His decision not to seek the leadership of the Liberal Party has increased the chances that the party will be able to reinvent itself and focus on what counts: A classy move by a classy guy.
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(Liberal) Party's Over For Bob

It doesn't come as a complete surprise that Bob Rae has decided not to run for the Liberal Party leadership. Every politician has his "best before date" and Rae must have realized that his best years and his best opportunity to lead the Liberal Party back to government have come and gone. Rae's stepping aside will leave open the opportunity for generational change in the party.
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It's Not a (Liberal) Party Without Bob

Last week I dropped in to see Bob Rae at his Parliament Hill office. We were alone, and he was in a very reflective mood. I left with the sense that he had made up his mind not to seek the permanent leadership of the Liberal Party. After hearing the news, while I have great respect for his decision, I am disappointed.