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The longer he’s not prime minister, the more interesting and influential Stephen Harper becomes.

This week saw a flurry of headlines breathlessly covering his comments on Iran, which would-be Conservative leadership bid he will endorse and his resignation from the party’s fundraising arm to work at preventing another candidate from getting his old job.

Harper has evolved into an extraordinary combination of elder statesman influence outside Canada while continuing to flex considerable muscle within the party he co-founded with current hopeful Peter MacKay in 2003.

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