Justin Trudeau out of father's shadow — and into his shoes

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau speaks in Montreal on October 20, 2015 after winning the general electionsJustin Trudeau, the first-born son of late Canadian prime minister Pierre Trudeau, won his first mandate Monday as his Liberals — who governed most of the last century — rebounded from a major defeat at the polls in 2011. The former French teacher overcame campaign attack ads claiming he was “just not ready” to lead, winning the election by a landslide. With his mop of dark curly hair, a confident swagger and hints of his father’s speech, Trudeau looks years younger — which rivals cast as a liability during the campaign as he tried to convince voters he was shrewd and experienced enough to be prime minister.

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