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The War Room - September 9, 2011

Today: The NDP Federal Council decides how their next leader will be chosen. Their meeting will solidify the rules that govern the leadership race. But are the rules about to create party divisions? Also, now that a perimeter security deal is in the works, how has public perception on the border changed in the last decade? Former Conservative Cabinet Minister Stockwell Day, Marcella Munro of Earnscliffe Strategy, and former Liberal MP Karen Redman are in The War Room.

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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - September 1, 2011 Sep 1, 2011 | 19:57Today: Prime Minister Stephen Harper attends an international meeting about Libya's future. What is Canada's role in Libya's reconstruction? Former Conservative Cabinet Minister Stockwell Day, Ian Capstick of MediaStyle and former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay are in The War Room.
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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - August 30, 2011 Aug 30, 2011 | 16:51Today: Questions around NDP leadership heat up. As does the idea of a merger between the Liberals and the NDP. Would Canada benefit under a two party system? Jaime Watt of Navigator Ltd, Marcella Munro of Earnscliffe Strategy and former Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes are in The War Room.
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Power and Politics - The War Room from the CBC News Network The War Room - August 29, 2011 Aug 29, 2011 | 22:41Today: Liberal MPs meet in Ottawa for their annual summer caucus retreat. Rebuilding the Liberal brand tops the agenda. The NDP are also focused on rebuilding, as the NDP leadership shifts into focus. Is a merger between the two parties a realistic option? Ian Capstick of MediaStyle, Geoff Norquay of Eearnscliffe Strategy and former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay are in The War Room.
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