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Talk to any Tory, and it's hard to find any who thinks the 2015 election is in the bag, says Fraser Nelson at Coffee House.
While other countries are reducing unemployment, Britain's dole queues are lengthening, notes Richard Exell at the Touchstone blog.
If found guilty Huhne will have caused the coalition more trouble than all the political trickery his colleagues suspect him of, says the Telegraph's Benedict Brogan.
Responding to David Miliband's New Statesman essay, Kevin Hickson argues that traditional Labour values are now more relevant than Blairism.
Mark Pack says Paddy Ashdown's 1976 guide to getting elected has stood the test of time.