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The War Room - August 19, 2011

Stay the course and stick with the plan. That's the message Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered at today's finance committee meeting. But is that the best approach? And how open and upfront is the Finance Minister's message? Former Ontario Conservative Cabinet Minister Janet Ecker, John Duffy of Strategy Corp. and NDP activist Rebecca Blaikie are in The War Room.

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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network - The War Room - August 19, 2011Aug 19, 2011 | 15:41Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - August 19, 2011 Audio
Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - August 19, 2011 Aug 19, 2011 | 15:41Stay the course and stick with the plan. That's the message Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered at today's finance committee meeting. But is that the best approach? And how open and upfront is the Finance Minister's message? Former Ontario Conservative Cabinet Minister Janet Ecker, John Duffy of Strategy Corp. and NDP activist Rebecca Blaikie are in The War Room.
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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - August 18, 2011 Aug 18, 2011 | 16:38Today: The US government calls for the Syrian President to step down. What Canada's next move? Tim Powers of Summa Strategies, former NDP MP Lorne Nystrom and Rob Silver of Crestview Strategy are in The War Room.
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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - May 6, 2011 May 6, 2011 | 16:22Today… Now that the liberals are down 43 seats and one leader, the bigger questions emerge: who will be the next leader? And how will the leadership race affect the party? Could it divide them? Jim Armour of Summa Strategies, Scott Reid of Feschuck Reid and Robin Sears of Navigator Ltd are in The War Room.
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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - May 5, 2011 May 5, 2011 | 22:50Today: The NDP war room is still busy post-election. From Deputy Leader Thomas Mulcair's comments questioning the existence of Osama bin Laden photos to alleged irregularities with nomination papers for that Vegas-visiting MP-elect, there's a lot of backpedaling going on. Is the NDP ready for primetime? And the Conservatives are dealing with their own party gaffes. A re-elected Tory MP has already made comments about scrapping the short-form census...which he then quickly retracted. Should we expect more of this from all the parties in the days ahead? Ian Capstick of MediaStyle, Katie Telford of Strategy Corp. and Geoff Norquay of Earnscliffe Strategy are in The War Room.
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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - May 4, 2011 May 4, 2011 | 23:04Today: They're being called the class of 2011. An onslaught of rookie New Democrat MPs will soon be filing into the House of Commons. What challenges will this pose to the NDP as they rise to Official Opposition status? Pierre-Luc Dusseault, the newly elected NDP MP for Sherbrooke, Quebec and the youngest person ever elected to Parliament joins us in The War Room. And even with a majority win, the Tories deal with some gaping holes in the party -- namely four empty cabinet minister seats. Who will Harper choose? Today's political strategists are Ian Capstick of MediaStyle, Scott Reid of Feschuk Reid and Jaime Watt of Navigator Limited.
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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - May 3, 2011 May 3, 2011 | 23:17Today...For the first time in seven years, Canada has elected a majority government. What should we expect from the Tories, now that they've taken the full reigns of power? And what about the NDP? With so much of its massive support coming from Quebec, how will that change the party's priorities? Plus, how will the Grits rebuild and will the Bloc survive?

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