Ndp Race

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How He Did it

TORONTO - Two very different Thomas Mulcairs were on display during the marathon NDP leadership race.The first — prickly, thin-skinned, whiny, almost paranoid — helped persuade the party to make two d...
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Liberals Feeling The NDP Squeeze

New Democrats won’t be the only ones tuning into the party’s leadership convention this weekend. It’s likely the Liberals will be keeping a careful eye on who’s chosen to succeed Jack Layton, the lead...
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Why Mulcair Could Still Lose NDP Race

OTTAWA - He hesitated at the starting gate, but after a seven-month marathon Thomas Mulcair is leading the pack as it pounds down the home stretch of the federal NDP leadership race.The only question...
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NDP Set For TV Battle With Tories

OTTAWA - The NDP is preparing a "significant" ad campaign to promote its new leader before the Conservatives get a chance to taint Canadians' first impressions with attack ads of their own.The new lea...
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An Obvious Alliance?

OTTAWA - Thousands of Martin Singh supporters in B.C.'s South Asian community are being urged to rank front-runner Thomas Mulcair as their second choice for federal NDP leader.As recently as Sunday, S...
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Strange Bedfellows?

OTTAWA - Is Martin Singh playing the role of Thomas Mulcair's attack dog?Rival camps in the NDP leadership contest certainly think so, although Mulcair's adamantly denies it.For weeks there's been ram...
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NDP MP Saganash Makes A Key Endorsement

OTTAWA - Romeo Saganash has thrown his support behind Montreal MP Thomas Mulcair for the leadership of the federal NDP.Saganash had been a contender for the party's top job himself, but dropped out ea...
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NDP Begin Voting For New Leader

OTTAWA - The lengthy federal NDP leadership race officially enters the final lap Thursday afternoon when New Democrats can begin casting ballots for their next leader.The vast majority of the 128,351...

In the Land of the Bored, the Awake Pundit is King

The NDP leadership race is currently running neck-in-neck with Arctic Air in the contest to see who can produce the last compelling form of government-run entertainment. So the quest for our friends in the press has been to find some angle on the race beyond the traditional "Hey, who's winning?" narrative.
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NDP Contender Brian Topp Shoots Left

Brian Topp, who was first to enter the NDP leadership contest and hopes to be the last one standing March 24, wants his party to stay firmly planted on the left. Moving it to the centre, as he says r...
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NDP Membership Explodes

OTTAWA - A record number of card-carrying New Democrats are eligible to choose the federal party's next leader, with British Columbia and Ontario holding the key to victory.Final membership numbers re...