Stephen Khan had said he was running to rebuild, not merge the Conservative party.
"An undertaking that will...result in four more years of NDP rule."
Ignatieff had been the Conservative Party's favourite target.
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"Harassment and intimidation has absolutely no place within our party."
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Jason Kenney is being fined $5,000 by the party after an investigation.
Kenney said he's had "people jabbing me in the chest and shouting expletives."
Both female candidates in the race dropped out.
Sandra Jansen and Donna Kennedy-Glans are out.
"We lost a lot of votes to the left in the last election."
He wants to unite the right again. This time in Alberta.
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"No going back now," the politician tweeted.
With Harper gone, you would think the Conservatives could return to providing a reasonable alternative for voters. If you thought that, you'd be wrong. We could go on all day about how Harper's tax cuts for corporations and the rich gutted the social programs and economic development that the rest of us depend on, or how his poorly negotiated trade deals put more power in the hand of corporations at the expense of jobs and a stable future for working Canadians, but the real point here is that these sorts of comments show just how out of touch the Conservative Party has become.
Kenney's campaign team said they were reviewing the rules.