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Layton takes historic second-place finish to official Opposition statusJack Layton is the leader of the official Opposition after a stunning NDP performance at the polls on Monday that, by early Tuesday morning, had the party leading or in control of 104 seats.“You’re amazing,” Mr. Layton told the cheering crowd at the riding of his victorious wife, Olivia Chow, who won Tinity-Spadina for the party.“Let me tell you this,” Mr. Layton said as his supporters screamed “NDP, NDP,” “Spring is here my friends, and a new chapter begins.”

Layton takes historic second-place finish to official Opposition status
Jack Layton is the leader of the official Opposition after a stunning NDP performance at the polls on Monday that, by early Tuesday morning, had the party leading or in control of 104 seats.

“You’re amazing,” Mr. Layton told the cheering crowd at the riding of his victorious wife, Olivia Chow, who won Tinity-Spadina for the party.

“Let me tell you this,” Mr. Layton said as his supporters screamed “NDP, NDP,” “Spring is here my friends, and a new chapter begins.”

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    LAYTON LOVE
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    I never knew Olivia Chow was Jack Layton’s wife! He’s married to an Asian lady! Another reason to love him. Yay NDP!...
  4. everythingisautomatic reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    NDP is the official opposition of Canada. Its not a total victory, but it is a victory nonetheless.
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    This is my consolation and I’m clinging to it with ever fiber of my liberal Canadian being. Next time, Mr. Mustache....
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    I’m really upset that Harper got a majority, or even that he was the top party, but I’m really happy with the direction...
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    There is still hope.
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    Look at the woman in the lower right-hand corner. It’s like she has a look of joy mixed with infinite sorrow.
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    I adore him.
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