The first rule of campaigning No. 347 should be ‘Never speak publicly about your own electability.’
Jill Biden, pictured with husband, Joe, on Jan. 21, 2013, has taken the odd tack of telling voters to hold their noses and vote for Joe Biden as the Democratic presidential nominee—a move ill-advised on so many levels that it looked like a leaked role-play exercise in what not to say, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Glyn Lowe
One thing that has always been true about Joe Biden is that he’s not cynical. Not just not cynical about life, America, or the world, but also not cynical about politics and his own place in it.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.