Political Headlines May 22, 2013: Stephen Harper tries to turn scandal into distraction: Tim Harper

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Stephen Harper tries to turn scandal into distraction: Tim Harper

Source: Toronto Star, 5-22-13

Stephen Harper had 1,115 words for his caucus in his content-free, made-for-TV speech Tuesday morning, but one word stood out….READ MORE

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Political Headlines May 22, 2013: PM Stephen Harper “sorry” for Senate spending scandal

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Stephen Harper “sorry” for Senate spending scandal

Source: Vancouver Sun, 5-22-13

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Wednesday he didn’t know about the $90,000 cheque his former chief of staff wrote to Sen. Mike Duffy to cover improperly claimed housing expenses until learning about it from media reports last week….READ MORE

Political Headlines May 22, 2013: Lawyers tell Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to limit comments on alleged crack video

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Lawyers tell Rob Ford to limit comments on alleged crack video

Source: CBC.ca, 5-22-13

Legal advice may be behind Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s decision to stay silent in the wake of allegations he was recorded smoking what appears to be crack cocaine….READ MORE