Coderre had refused to let former minister Martin Cauchon run as a candidate in Outremont but he was overruled by his leader.
Montreal MP Denis Coderre stepped down Monday as Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff's Quebec lieutenant over a disagreement about the political comeback of one of Coderre's main rivals.
A rift between Ignatieff and Coderre broke open last week over who each thinks the Liberal candidate should be in the Montreal riding of Outremont.
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My Comment: This reflects badly on Ignatieff, and is a small indication on how he may govern.