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Liberals support Leslie, even though Conservatives courted him first

It took nearly a half-hour for a crowd of media covering the Liberal biennial policy convention to wring confirmation out of Andrew Leslie that he had discussions with senior Conservatives before deciding to join Justin Trudeau’s Liberal team for the next election.

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Hot ticket: Andrew Leslie, pictured on Feb. 20 at the Liberal biennial policy convention in Montreal, told reporters on Feb. 21 that he had talks with a number of political parties after he retired in 2012, but chose to go with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

 

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Liberals support Leslie, even though Conservatives courted him first

It took nearly a half-hour for a crowd of media covering the Liberal biennial policy convention to wring confirmation out of Andrew Leslie that he had discussions with senior Conservatives before deciding to join Justin Trudeau’s Liberal team for the next election.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Hot ticket: Andrew Leslie, pictured on Feb. 20 at the Liberal biennial policy convention in Montreal, told reporters on Feb. 21 that he had talks with a number of political parties after he retired in 2012, but chose to go with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

 

  

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Thursday, August 21, 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.

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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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