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Think you know politics? Take Graham Thomson's year-in-quotes quiz

Before 2015 disappears, let’s take one last peek over our shoulders in this year-in-quotes quiz. I’ll provide the quotes, and you’ll figure out who said it, when and why. 925 more words


He left willingly; she was voted out: Life post-politics for Alberta Liberals Raj Sherman and Laurie Blakeman

Dr. Raj Sherman last showed up at the Alberta Legislature building in sweatpants in late October, oblivious until he arrived that it was budget day. 971 more words

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Braid: Buoyed by PC plight, Wildrose members plot path to power

The Wildrose party faces two chores as members get ready for the first general meeting since the May 5 election:

Discredit the New Democrats;

Destroy the Progressive Conservatives. 640 more words

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Editorial: Triple the success

In all the justified fanfare over the NDP’s history-changing triumph Tuesday night, and the imminent ascension of Rachel Notley to the premier’s office, three other elected leaders have been a tad out of the limelight, but their achievements are worthy of mention. 380 more words

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Calgary and area candidates at the starting gate

Three parties will run a full slate of candidates in Calgary and area for the May 5 provincial general election and four others will run representatives in selected ridings. 460 more words


Graham Thomson: If Alberta Tories are listing, Liberals are the Titanic

This election might not be the end of the Alberta Liberal Party — but you can see it from here.

Liberals are still gamely trying to cobble together a campaign with three dozen or so candidates — and they continue to be stubbornly optimistic with interim leader David Swann hoping they’ll win 12 or more seats. 797 more words

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Swann hopes to secure up to 15 seats for Liberal opposition

They have 30 confirmed candidates, limited support in rural ridings and just $150,000 in their campaign war chest.

But the leader of the Alberta Liberals maintains his party could reclaim its status as official Opposition and secure as many as 15 seats in the upcoming provincial election. 389 more words

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