Profile of James McLeod

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  • Analysis: The new political reality

    It’s hard to put your finger on when it happened, exactly. Maybe it was Dec. 1, the day after the election. Maybe it was a few weeks later than ...

  • ‘It’s really that bad’

    Back in 2011, the Grits were deeply in debt and had just run a shambles of an election campaign, and Ball was interim leader of a party that was ...

  • Davis says he’ll stay leader for at least a year

    The PC party wasn’t wiped out, as in some of the most dire predictions. In a year-end interview with the Telegram, Davis said that in the back of ...

  • Orange Wave Crashing

    Here’s what New Democrats don’t like: Stephen Harper and giving short speeches. On the Victoria Day long weekend in St. John’s, New Democrats ...

  • NDP must reorganize: McCurdy

    When prodded by The Telegram in a year-end interview earlier this month, McCurdy laughed and wouldn’t give any more hints about whether he wants ...

  • Raffles, auctions and Rack of Lamb’s

    The announcement didn’t draw much notice, but it told me everything I needed to know about the state of the Liberal party in 2013. The Liberal ...

  • The beginning of the end

    In the minds of most political watchers, it wasn’t a question of if Premier Kathy Dunderdale would resign, just a matter of when. Despite the NDP ...

  • Ball tells cabinet to get to work

    Ball is directing his ministers to run a transparent, consultative, fiscally responsible government that delivers on the election promises he ...

  • Ball releases marching orders to cabinet

    Each letter contains the same boilerplate message about the new government priorities, and a need to conduct business in a transparent and ...

  • Inquiries coming

    The shooting death of Mitchell’s Brook resident Don Dunphy by an RNC officer working on then-premier Paul Davis’s security detail continues to be ...