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On this week’s Political Traction on CBC, Jaime discusses economic uncertainty (within the context of the fiscal cliff and Flaherty’s budget update), the Petraeus scandal, and the Liberal leadership race.
Jaime and the other Insiders talk to Peter Mansbridge about the agony of defeat. When do you tell a candidate they’ve lost? And what do you tell them? The panelists share their insights on this tricky situation.
This week, Will and fellow panelist Joe Cressy discuss the Ontario Liberal leadership race. They discuss Gerard Kennedy throwing his hat in the ring, as well as the Ontario teacher protest.
In the wake of Obama’s win last week, Jaime discusses the election including the fate of the GOP. He also discusses Harper’s trip abroad to India, and the Charbonneau Commission occurring in Quebec.
The Insiders discuss the politics of lying on CBC’s The National
The Insiders is back from it’s summer hiatus. Jaime joins Peter Mansbridge and the other Insiders panelists on The National to discuss the politics of lying and whether it’s become an acceptable tactic.
Jaime discusses US embassy attacks, the Quebec election and 9/11 on CBC’s Political Traction
Jaime Watt returns for a new season of Political Traction! This week, Jaime and Evan discuss the US Embassy Attacks, the Quebec election, and the 9/11 anniversary.
Political Traction – featuring Jaime Watt | June 25, 2012
In a special episode of Political Traction, Jaime looks at the end of the political season. On our political radar this week, the Transpacific Partnership, change in the mortgage rules, and the return of Magnotta. Jaime also discusses three important lessons learned over the past 8 months of Traction; QP drives traction for opposition; everyday issues get Canadians’ attention; and international issues just don’t break the sound barrier.