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Any history of the Long Campaign of 2015 that begins with the official launch—the sunny summer morning of Aug. 2, 2015, when Stephen and Laureen Harper strode to the front door of Rideau Hall—will miss much of the action. Sure, many long weeks of intrigue lie ahead. The Long Campaign, at 11 weeks from writ drop to the close of polls, will be longer than the campaigns of 2008 and 2011 combined. But already a year ago, the battle was well under …read more