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Even if you’re not a New Democrat, you’ve got to feel for Jagmeet Singh

By Tim Powers      

With caucus-conduct controversies and concerns about his chances in the next election, it’s not a great time to be the NDP leader.

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to reporters in the House foyer after his party's weekly caucus meeting on May 9. Every question he was asked related to allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct against NDP MP Christine Moore, which she denies. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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OTTAWA—Even if you aren’t a New Democrat you’ve got to feel a little bit for NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. It is as if he can neither make a break nor catch one. Even longtime Dippers, who usually have an abundance of optimism even when facts and the environment suggest they shouldn’t, are concerned about Singh’s chances in the next election. Currently, Singh is trying to manage two different cases of alleged harassment and impropriety. The first involves Saskatchewan

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