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Senators reaffirm Sen. Cowan as leader of Liberal Senate caucus, to hold formal Senate elections in future

Liberal Senators were meeting privately Tuesday to hash out differences over Senate committee assignments and the status of senior caucus officers who kept their influential roles when Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau severed the Senate Liberal caucus from the party’s national caucus last week.

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Senators, by agreement, reaffirmed the leadership role for Sen. Cowan, pictured, the deputy leader position for Senator Joan Fraser, and the caucus whip position for Senator Jim Munson.

 

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Senators reaffirm Sen. Cowan as leader of Liberal Senate caucus, to hold formal Senate elections in future

Liberal Senators were meeting privately Tuesday to hash out differences over Senate committee assignments and the status of senior caucus officers who kept their influential roles when Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau severed the Senate Liberal caucus from the party’s national caucus last week.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Senators, by agreement, reaffirmed the leadership role for Sen. Cowan, pictured, the deputy leader position for Senator Joan Fraser, and the caucus whip position for Senator Jim Munson.

 

  

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Tuesday, August 26, 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.

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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.

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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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