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Mulcair ready to take on new Liberal leader on 'substantive level'

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair discounts front-runner Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau as threat to NDP.

The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, pictured on the Hill Tuesday with his provincial counterparts.

PARLIAMENT HILL—NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair on Tuesday shrugged off recent polls suggesting the Liberals would vault past the official opposition in voter support should MP Justin Trudeau win the party’s leadership election next April and said he will take on whoever wins the Grit race on a “substantive level” rather than using quick-hit slogans or catchy phrases to stay at the head of the opposition pack.

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Mulcair ready to take on new Liberal leader on 'substantive level'

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair discounts front-runner Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau as threat to NDP.

The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, pictured on the Hill Tuesday with his provincial counterparts.

PARLIAMENT HILL—NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair on Tuesday shrugged off recent polls suggesting the Liberals would vault past the official opposition in voter support should MP Justin Trudeau win the party’s leadership election next April and said he will take on whoever wins the Grit race on a “substantive level” rather than using quick-hit slogans or catchy phrases to stay at the head of the opposition pack.

  

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Thursday, August 28, 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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