Bob Rae Not Running

Bob Rae's the Only Good (and Experienced) Apple In the Bunch

Peter Worthington | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

When he took the interim job, Bob Rae pledged that he wouldn't run. So who's likely to be chosen liberal leader? It's a sorry field when Justin Trudeau seems the choice of many -- a callow fellow who many claim has charisma -- as if that's a substitute for wisdom and judgment. In fact, looking over the field of Liberal hopefuls, the only one with apparent substance of leadership is... Bob Rae.

Will The Female Bob Rae Please Stand Up?

Semra Sevi | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Semra Sevi

Bob Rae's decision not to seek the position of permanent leader of the Liberal Party was a dignified one. But now the way forward for the Liberal Party is to rebuild in the best possible way. It's time to end the old boys' club mentality. Liberals are given an opportunity to show this to Canada by breaking down barriers for women in politics.

Althia Raj

WATCH: Rae Admits He Wanted Liberal Leadership | Althia Raj | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Politics

Liberal interim leader Bob Rae surprised some political observers and his own fans Wednsday by announcing he will not seek the permanent leadership of...

Bob Rae: A Class Act Bows Out Gracefully

Zach Paikin | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics
Zach Paikin

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.

(Liberal) Party's Over For Bob

Keith Beardsley | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

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.

Twitter Reacts To Bob Rae's Big Decision

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics

Twitter is reacting with surprise to the news that Bob Rae will not be running for the permanent leadership of the Liberal party. Rae told the Libe...

Bob Rae Not Running For Liberal Leadership

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics

Bob Rae won't be running for the Liberal leadership after all. "It hasn't been an easy decision, it's a decision I feel very comfortable with," Rae...