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QP Live: Mike Duffy Week continues in the Commons

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper continues to travel around South America, and questions still remain about who knew what, and when, with respect to Senator Mike Duffy’s arrangement with former PMO chief Nigel Wright that saw Wright cover over $90,000 of Duffy’s improperly claimed expenses. Expect the PM’s designated spokesman—so far this week, that’s been Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird—to be on their feet quite a bit.