The Current | Oct 30, 2013 | 22:00

Senate Scandal Strategy: Winners and Losers - Oct 30, 2013

The Senate Scandal is playing out on 2 stages, a spotlight in the Senate and the backstage manouvering where each tries to pull the curtain down on the other. Today, we're in the orchestra seats asking whose performance will convince a Canadian audience.

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