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Controversies not sticking to Conservatives, PM Harper 'like Teflon,' says prof

'If you don’t see a movement in the polls by week’s end, we’re not debating whether the Liberals can win, they can’t win. The only discussion we’ll have is how big the Conservative majority will be,' says U of T professor Nelson Wiseman.

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Wait and see: A draft of Auditor General Sheila Fraser's report on G8/G20 spending was leaked Monday. Ms. Fraser says she will not release the full and final report until Parliament is sitting again.

PARLIAMENT HILL – Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party have been like “Teflon” in the federal election campaign and, unless the opposition can make something stick after the crucial leaders’ debates Tuesday and Wednesday, the question will be not how close the Liberals can come to the Tories, but how large Mr. Harper’s majority will be, says a leading political scientist.

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Controversies not sticking to Conservatives, PM Harper 'like Teflon,' says prof

'If you don’t see a movement in the polls by week’s end, we’re not debating whether the Liberals can win, they can’t win. The only discussion we’ll have is how big the Conservative majority will be,' says U of T professor Nelson Wiseman.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Wait and see: A draft of Auditor General Sheila Fraser's report on G8/G20 spending was leaked Monday. Ms. Fraser says she will not release the full and final report until Parliament is sitting again.

PARLIAMENT HILL – Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party have been like “Teflon” in the federal election campaign and, unless the opposition can make something stick after the crucial leaders’ debates Tuesday and Wednesday, the question will be not how close the Liberals can come to the Tories, but how large Mr. Harper’s majority will be, says a leading political scientist.

  

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Monday, March 2, 2015
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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