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Filibuster champion, Christopherson says it’s akin to playing ‘high-risk poker’

NDP MP David Christopherson says his recent filibuster at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee was a chance to bring attention to the government’s Fair Elections Act.

The filibuster king: NDP MP David Christopherson, pictured last week at the House Affairs Committee, filibustered the committee for almost eight hours on March 4, which he said 'felt like forever.' Mr. Christopherson was filibustering to protest the government's Fair Elections Act. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

 

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Filibuster champion, Christopherson says it’s akin to playing ‘high-risk poker’

NDP MP David Christopherson says his recent filibuster at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee was a chance to bring attention to the government’s Fair Elections Act.

The filibuster king: NDP MP David Christopherson, pictured last week at the House Affairs Committee, filibustered the committee for almost eight hours on March 4, which he said 'felt like forever.' Mr. Christopherson was filibustering to protest the government's Fair Elections Act. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

 

  

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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