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Instead of seeking to form a government, Mulcair will be campaigning to keep his job as NDP leader

By Tim Harper      

The NDP caucus meets today in Montebello, Que., to plot parliamentary strategy.

The NDP caucus is meeting today and tomorrow in Montebello, Que. Conversations with New Democrats in the past week reveal that there is no organized opposition to Mulcair. No one appears to be building a nascent leadership team. But some current and former MPs are being courted by labour and progressives who would like to see change at the top, writes Tim Harper. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Munster

OTTAWA—When Thomas Mulcair was last squarely in the public eye, he was retreating into the background after a painful campaign. Now, he starts another tough campaign. This time, instead of seeking to form a government, he will be campaigning to keep his job as NDP leader. That is, if he wants it, and all indications are that he does. Yes, this is the NDP, the party which has no history of eating its leaders. But Mulcair was going

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