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

By Laura Ryckewaert

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 10, 2014 2:18 AM

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