Rather than re-running the arguments of 2010, the party must start and sustain a debate about what a good, healthy economy looks like.
Even on a generous reading, the party is still on course to lose nearly half of its 57 seats.
With the government viewed as out of touch with families on low incomes, the mood could yet turn against austerity.
While Tim Farron heaped praise on Ed Miliband, Browne says that Labour is "intellectually lazy" and suffering from a "leadership void".
The Bank of England governor tells MPs what George Osborne doesn't want you to hear.
The shadow defence secretary is not impressed by the Lib Dem president's paean of praise to Ed Miliband in the New Statesman.
The Low Pay Commission should consider setting out how the minimum wage would increase over time if the recovery is sustained.
In defiance of 96% of Royal Mail workers, ministers hope to complete the sell-off in advance of a nationwide strike.
The Liberal Democrat president lavishes praise on the Labour leader and says "I don’t want join in with the Tories who compare him to Kinnock."
In politics, trajectory is everything. The return of growth and falling unemployment means that Miliband now struggles to discomfort the PM.
The opposition should worry less about the growth rate and more about developing its own story about the economy.
The Conservative chairman brands Raquel Rolnik an "absolute disgrace" after she warns that the bedroom tax is having a "shocking" effect on the vulnerable.
After the Chancellor declared that Britain was "turning the corner", the Business Secretary warns against "complacency", generated by "a few quarters of good economic data."
The Chancellor's claim that "the pace of fiscal consolidation has not changed" is not supported by any of the available data.
Ministers want to silence charities and social groups for daring to highlight the damaging effects of Conservative policy.
The emphasis that Miliband put on building more houses in his TUC speech suggests that a big announcement could soon follow.
The Labour leader says his trade union reforms mean Labour could become a party "not of 200,000 people, but 500,000 or many more."
If Labour is forced to compete with other progressive parties for millions in union funding, it is more likely to listen to what workers want.
The 2013 British Social Attitudes report shows a significant rise in support for higher benefits even if it means higher taxes.
Labour leader will say in his TUC speech that Cameron's declaration that trade unions are a "threat to our economy" was reminiscent of Thatcher's "the enemy within" and Romney's "47%".
David Skelton's proposal shows how the Tories could begin to expand their appeal but the PM seems happiest playing the old tunes.
Including, this is still the slowest recovery for 100 years, the economy is 2.9% smaller and most people are still getting poorer.
The government has consistently resisted measures which would tackle the living standards crisis.
The TUC general secretary says that "before he starts lecturing unions about transparency, the Prime Minister should take a long hard look in the mirror".
After spending the summer telling voters how badly off they are under the coalition, Miliband plans to spend the autumn outlining how they would be better off under Labour.
Across Europe, the dramatic shift of political strategy is still poorly understood by progressives.
The party says "no organisation or individual has been found to have breached the rules" and reinstates suspended members Karie Murphy and Stephen Deans.
The head of the UK's biggest foodbank network says the PM is wrong to claim that job centres have been allowed to give out vouchers.
No government policy has made party members unhappier. Fortunately, Clegg is about to pledge to repeal it.
The party was right to demand full evidence should precede any decision - Cameron was in a rush to prove himself a world leader.