Senators reaffirm Sen. Cowan as leader of Liberal Senate caucus, to hold formal Senate elections in future

Liberal Senators were meeting privately Tuesday to hash out differences over Senate committee assignments and the status of senior caucus officers who kept their influential roles when Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau severed the Senate Liberal caucus from the party’s national caucus last week.

Senators, by agreement, reaffirmed the leadership role for Sen. Cowan, pictured, the deputy leader position for Senator Joan Fraser, and the caucus whip position for Senator Jim Munson. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 4:51 PM

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