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

National Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In hindsight, Tom Mulcair's decision to stay on as leader after the election was a bad decision for all involved. Not only was he embarrassed when NDP members voted in early April to look for a new leader, but the party lost a valuable six months ...
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Indiana Will Test The New Democratic Reality - ‎May 3, 2016‎
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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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 ...

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.
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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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NDP demands a public inquiry into new energy contract allegations rattling Ontario Liberals

National Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Liberals' handling of energy contracts has been been such a disaster that Ontario needs a public inquiry to sort the mess out, New Democratic Party leader Andrea Horwath charged at Queen's Park on Wednesday. The legislature was seized by the news, ...

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

Toronto Star - ‎May 3, 2016‎
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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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 ...

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.

NDP put social issues at top of agenda

NG News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The newly elected leader of the provincial party was in Pictou County on Sunday as part of his tour across Nova Scotia this week to talk about income inequality with local NDP associations. “We've really decided in our party through our leadership ...
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Indiana Democratic Primary Exit Poll Analysis

ABC News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Young white liberals piled into the Indiana Democratic primary, boosting Bernie Sanders' chances and landing Hillary Clinton at a new low in her ratings for honesty and trustworthiness. But Clinton had her pushback - including the fact that more than ...
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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.

Vaughn Palmer: Inspector Dix holds Hydro's feet to the fire

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pressed by the New Democratic Party MLA, Energy Minister Bill Bennett had to concede that Hydro had fired it chief information officer.
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Democratic Party Chair: Trump Could Put Georgia And Arizona In Play

BuzzFeed News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The chair of the Democratic Party told BuzzFeed News on Tuesday that a Trump win in the state could herald a world in which Democrats are competing for Georgia and Arizona in the 2016 general election. Utah isn't outside the realm of possibility, Rep.
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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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Brian Pallister, Manitoba cabinet sworn in - ‎May 3, 2016‎
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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Selinger defeat reduces NDP governments down to one — again - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
After the defeat of the New Democrats in Nova Scotia in October 2013, the NDP held office in only one jurisdiction: Manitoba.
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Does the NDP have a future in Quebec without Tom Mulcair?

Montreal Gazette - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
When New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair appeared on Radio-Canada's Tout le monde en parle talk show this month, he was asked how he felt after party members spurned his leadership at a convention in Edmonton a few days earlier.