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Prime Minister Stephen Harper answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 24, 2013.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 24, 2013.
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Working for the weekend: PM seeks to save convention from Senate scandal’s fallout

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There are signs that the Conservatives may reach a compromise making it possible to lay the Senate expenses scandal to rest, at least for the moment, so that Stephen Harper can focus on trade, taxes and, yes, Senate reform, when he delivers a major speech at the Conservative Party convention on Saturday.