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Reporters hadn't a clue Stronach story coming

This just in... Not one reporter got wind of one of the best political scoops of the year last week. As CTV's Roger Smith put it, 'I have never heard such a collective gasp for breath by the national media as I heard when Belinda walked into the room with

Former Conservative MP Belinda Stronach's bombshell decision to defect to the Liberals two days before the crucial confidence vote in the House on Thursday night was one of the best-kept political secrets in Ottawa, say Parliamentary reporters.

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Reporters hadn't a clue Stronach story coming

This just in... Not one reporter got wind of one of the best political scoops of the year last week. As CTV's Roger Smith put it, 'I have never heard such a collective gasp for breath by the national media as I heard when Belinda walked into the room with

Former Conservative MP Belinda Stronach's bombshell decision to defect to the Liberals two days before the crucial confidence vote in the House on Thursday night was one of the best-kept political secrets in Ottawa, say Parliamentary reporters.

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
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.

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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