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Liberals looking to start anew with fresh leadership

Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae won't run for the federal Liberal Party's leadership. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)
Bob Rae will not be the next leader of the Federal Liberal party.

Rae has been the Liberals' interim leader since Michael Ignatieff stepped down last spring after losing his seat in the House of Commons in the 2011 federal election.

But the CBC has learned Rae will not run to be the permanent federal party leader.

Islam Mohamed, the president of the Kelowna-Lake Country Federal Liberal Association says he thinks this means Rae understands there's a need to take the party in a new direction, with a new face, a new leader and a new voice that hasn't been heard before.
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