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Big caucus backing not necessarily a sign of coronation for MacKay, say politicos

By Neil Moss      

Of the 22 Conservative MPs who have endorsed a Tory leadership candidate, Peter MacKay has received the backing of 20 of them.

Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay has the backing of 20 MPs and two Senators. The Hill Times file photograph

As Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay garners a surge of endorsements from the Conservative caucus, politicos say those displays of support are not necessarily signs of a coronation for the former high-profile Harper cabinet minister.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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