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Geoffrey Stevens | The Senate scandal is bound to rebound before the election, revealing that Harper's PMO need to control everything.
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Murray Dobbin | Getting caught, throwing your friend under a bus, being repeatedly and publicly exposed as liars and cheats -- that's just the cost of doing business. But it shouldn't be the cost of doing government.
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Murray Dobbin | The original documents turned up by the RCMP investigation into Mike Duffy pull back the curtain on Harperland, and reveal a landscape that's profoundly unethical.
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Gerry Caplan | The Senate scandal is no longer about Mike Duffy, Nigel Wright or the future of the Senate. It's about Stephen Harper's integrity -- his credibility and trustworthiness.
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Geoff Stevens | Although loyal lieutenant Nigel Wright fell on his sword to protect his boss, Stephen Harper still could be affected by further RCMP investigations and harsh public opinion.
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David J. Climenhaga | Did the PMO call Sun News and instruct the semi-official state broadcaster to pull the plug on the embarrassing spectacle?
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Geoff Stevens | PM's very private and highly regarded former Chief of Staff has friends who are rising to defend his reputation against the PM's allegations and blame-shifting.
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David J. Climenhaga | Anybody can forgive a bad hiring decision. But it's not about Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin, as the Globe and Mail suggests. It's about the $90,000, stupid!
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Duncan Cameron | What is inaccurately called the Senate expenses scandal is first about the accountability of the Prime Minister to the House of Commons, and second about the conduct of his political operatives.
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David J. Climenhaga | Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants to change the channel, but the remote seems to be lost under a pillow while Mike Duffy fills the screen.
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Rick Salutin | Thrice the brinded cat hath mewed/ Thrice and once the hedge-pig whined/ Harper cries 'tis time, 'tis time: A return to the Shakespearean origins of the drama in Canada's Senate.
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David J. Climenhaga | He should quit, but our prime minister thinks he is just too essential to his project of dragging the country kicking and screaming back into the 19th century.