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New Democratic Party faces challenge to stay relevant six months after trouncing

National Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Justin Trudeau was sworn in as prime minister on November 4, with vows of sweeping change and country-wide renewal. But after half a year in office, how well are the opposition parties operating under a Liberal government? We rate the performance of ...

NDP holding company sold party headquarters building

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The new agreement comes as Wynne is set to introduce legislation next month that will prohibit union and corporate donations to political parties.

Union-backed corporation quietly sells New Democrat HQ building after premier announces fundraising reforms

Toronto Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
A union-backed NDP holding company quietly sold the party's headquarters this month for $3.5 million just days after Premier Kathleen Wynne announced political fundraising reforms, the Star has learned.
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Flor Marcelino favoured as Manitoba NDP's interim leader - ‎May 1, 2016‎
A cabinet minister with a relatively low profile, who was a loyalist to outgoing Premier Greg Selinger, is in line to become the interim leader of the Manitoba New Democratic Party. Flor Marcelino, the minister of multiculturalism and literacy, has ...
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Indiana Will Test The New Democratic Reality - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the grand scheme of the Democratic nominating contest, Tuesday's primary in Indiana will have little impact on who actually wins the party's presidential nomination. But it will test some key questions about how voters behave in this this late stage ...
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There's nothing especially noble about losing elections, New Democrats (subscription) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
That's why Alberta's NDP Premier Rachel Notley strongly opposed the move, saying that the Leap Manifesto is naïve, ill-considered and tone-deaf, and that it “doesn't actually reflect NDP values” because it fails to understand the need of working people ...
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Progressive Conservatives beat New Democrats in Manitoba

BBC News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The Progressive Conservatives have defeated the New Democratic Party in Manitoba, winning in a landslide election. Manitoba New Democrats (NDP) had been in power since 1999 and a Conservative takeover in the province has not happened in more ...
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Hillary Clinton's Democratic Party Is a Far Cry From Bill Clinton's

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
But the Democrats are also morphing. The distance that the Democrats have gone since Bill Clinton won the White House in 1992 is remarkable.
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Bernie Sanders, Shifting Tone, Takes On Democratic Party

New York Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Senator Bernie Sanders spent Thursday afternoon laying out in more detail than usual his views for shaping the Democratic Party's agenda and the need for elected officials to focus on achieving progressive political goals. The change in his campaign ...
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Former NDP MP Jean Rousseau joins Green Party (subscription) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Former NDP MP Jean Rousseau announced today alongside Green Party Leader Elizabeth May that he will join her shadow cabinet as agriculture critic.

Inside the Ontario NDP's union-funded holding company

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
But it is possible a ban on contributions to political parties from unions and corporations would lead to an unravelling of the arrangement.
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Brian Pallister, Manitoba cabinet sworn in today - ‎14 minutes ago‎
After nearly 17 years of New Democratic Party dominance, the Progressive Conservatives under Brian Pallister were officially sworn in as Manitoba's new government today.
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Bernie Sanders's Gift to His Party

New York Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Democratic Party and Mrs. Clinton are better off for Mr. Sanders's presence in this race. His criticism, as Winston Churchill might say, was not agreeable.

Terrorism is not the threat we think it is

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, a former New Democratic Party national director and a regular panelist on CBC's Power & Politics.
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What is the Democratic Party Good For? Absolutely Nothing

The Real News Network - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
It was enough for me that the twenty-first century versions of New Deal-Great Society liberalism that the two of them had in mind is better by far than anything we Americans, with our bought and paid for pro-business political parties and our servile ...
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Deflated New Democrats across Canada lick their wounds

CTV News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
OTTAWA -- New Democrats across Canada are licking their wounds again following a devastating loss in Manitoba that saw the end of Greg Selinger's term as premier.
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More than 60000 disgruntled Pennsylvania Democrats switch parties

Duluth News Tribune - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
A retired middle school principal was so moved by Donald Trump that he switched his Democratic Party registration so he can vote for him in Tuesday's Republican presidential primary.
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Glavin: The British Left's run-in with anti-semitism a stern warning for NDP

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 2, 2016‎
It's known as the Livingstone Formulation. It's a cunning rhetorical device routinely deployed to shield avowedly left-wing establishment figures from any scrutiny that might expose their “anti-Zionist” obsessions as redolent of a bigotry of that older ...

5 questions for interim NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Trent Wotherspoon admits he's got a big job ahead of him. Wotherspoon was elected as the interim leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party at a provincial council meeting this weekend. He replaces former party leader Cam Broten, who lost his ...
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The government's housing policies are dividing London

New Statesman - ‎6 hours ago‎
It isn't just the Labour Party, the House of Lords and housing charities that are calling on the Government to think again. Former DCLG .... The NDP was even leading the polls for a while, inviting pundits to consider the possibility of a hung ...