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Nigel Wright, chief of staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, gave Conservative Senator Mike Duffy $90,000 so he could repay improper expense claims.
Nigel Wright, chief of staff for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, gave Conservative Senator Mike Duffy $90,000 so he could repay improper expense claims.
(Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Editor's letter: The elusive millionaire behind Stephen Harper

It’s been an explosive week politically, from Christy Clark to Mike Duffy to Paul Godfrey. And, of course, Rob Ford, a political cartoonist’s lifelong friend.

But of all the names in headlines this week, the one that may have surprised most is Nigel Wright. Mr. Wright, who turns 50 on Saturday, has for decades been a master of avoiding headlines.