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If you can’t beat 'em, join 'em, Liberals have to get into ‘permanent campaign’ mode, Rae says

The Liberal Party not only has fundraising and popularity problems. It has strategy and tactic problems too. Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae tells The Hill Times the party has to engage the grassroots, boost its fundraising, and it has to fight fire with fire on fundraising and attack ads.

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He's got his work cut out: Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae.

The political landscape has massively changed, and it’s about time the federal Liberal Party got with it. That means fighting fire with fire, says the party’s interim Liberal leader Bob Rae (Toronto Centre, Ont.), who told The Hill Times yesterday in a phone interview about how he plans to rebuild the party.

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If you can’t beat 'em, join 'em, Liberals have to get into ‘permanent campaign’ mode, Rae says

The Liberal Party not only has fundraising and popularity problems. It has strategy and tactic problems too. Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae tells The Hill Times the party has to engage the grassroots, boost its fundraising, and it has to fight fire with fire on fundraising and attack ads.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
He's got his work cut out: Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae.

The political landscape has massively changed, and it’s about time the federal Liberal Party got with it. That means fighting fire with fire, says the party’s interim Liberal leader Bob Rae (Toronto Centre, Ont.), who told The Hill Times yesterday in a phone interview about how he plans to rebuild the party.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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

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

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