Morning Call: pick of the papers
By New Statesman - 14 November 7:40

The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.

George Osborne will deliver the Autumn Statement on 5 December.
Osborne will need even-bigger cuts to stick to his plan
By Ian Mulheirn - 13 November 16:37

The Chancellor must find £48bn in extra spending cuts or tax rises to meet his main deficit target.

Osborne speaks sense on gay marriage
By George Eaton - 13 November 9:34

Gay marriage is right and we must support it if we want to win, Chancellor tells the Tories.

Lib Dems hit back over boundary changes speculation
By Rafael Behr - 13 November 8:09

Source close to Clegg insists "election will be on old boundaries".

Quote of the Day
By New Statesman - 13 November 7:18

Harriet Harman on the BBC and its enemies.

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott.
Police and crime commissioner elections: all you need to know
By George Eaton - 12 November 15:30

Where they're being held, who's standing and why we're electing commissioners at all.

Why we must defend housing benefit for the under-25s
By Leslie Morphy - 12 November 12:55

Removing the vital lifeline that the benefit provides will lead to a surge in hardship and homelessness.

The Tories are ramping up the price of Clegg's boundary sabotage
By Rafael Behr - 12 November 12:17

Keeping the moribund review alive is part of a wider strategic game of coalition negotiation.

Labour's next big idea: the "relational state"
By Graeme Cooke and Rick Muir - 12 November 10:54

Recognising the importance of human relationships could revolutionise public services.

A journalist outside the BBC's new Broadcasting House.
The BBC walks into another political row as it hands Entwistle £450,000
By George Eaton - 12 November 8:54

The corporation has exposed itself to the charge of "rewarding failure".

Quote of the Day
By New Statesman - 12 November 7:22

Boris Johnson on the Newsnight scandal.

The coalition's work programme is failing the unemployed
By Liam Byrne - 08 November 15:53

While long-term unemployment has soared, referrals to the Work Programme have halved.

How Michael Gove manipulated education statistics
By George Eaton - 08 November 15:07

The Education Secretary's misleading claim that the UK has plummeted down the international league tables.

Cameron warns child abuse scandal could become a "witch-hunt" against gay people
By George Eaton - 08 November 11:48

How the PM responded to being shown a list of three Tories accused of involvement.

Enough is enough: this dash for gas has gone too far
By Guy Shrubsole - 08 November 10:43

Osborne's dogmatism will keep Britain hooked on expensive foreign imports and do nothing to tackle high fuel bills.

School students at Eton College.
Archbishop of Canterbury appointment revives Cameron's class problem
By George Eaton - 08 November 9:19

After being accused of running an "old Etonian" elite, the appointment of an Eton-educated Archbishop is awkward for Cameron.

Quote of the Day
By New Statesman - 08 November 7:21

Angela Merkel on Britain leaving the EU.

Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Mali and Shasa.
Obama's disunited states
By Ben Fox - 07 November 23:18

It would be a mistake to regard the result as a sweeping endorsement of the Obama presidency.

The emerging Conservative world-view is more Goveism than Cameronism
By Rafael Behr - 07 November 16:05

How the Tories have embraced “Gove modernisation, not husky modernisation”.

Boris: Cameron should do "whatever it takes" to hire Lynton Crosby
By George Eaton - 07 November 15:36

Mayor of London says the Tories should "push the boat out, break the piggy bank, kill the fatted calf" to secure the services of his campaign manager.

PMQs review: Clegg's assault on Labour cheers the Tories
By George Eaton - 07 November 13:23

The Deputy PM shouted himself hoarse as he defended the coalition's economic record.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
The Republicans must accept that they can't rely on white votes to win
By Sunder Katwala - 07 November 12:04

With whites now accounting for only 72 per cent of the electorate, the party's election strategy is bust.

The ten best US election stats
By George Eaton - 07 November 10:55

Including, how the Democrats have won the popular vote in five of the last six elections.

The lessons for Labour from Obama's lacklustre campaign
By Anthony Painter and Marcus Roberts - 07 November 9:28

The US president owes his victory to his political machine, not his campaign strategy.

Barack Obama's acceptance speech: video and full text
By New Statesman - 07 November 7:47

"I believe we can seize this future together because we are not as divided as our politics suggests."

The photo tweeted by Barack Obama after he secured re-election.
Obama re-elected as Romney concedes defeat
By George Eaton - 07 November 6:28

US president wins decisive re-election after securing key swing states.

The west must not resort to expediency in Afghanistan
By Dan Jarvis - 06 November 17:03

The US and its allies should take a much harder look at our partners against the Taliban.

Tom Watson accuses May of "a cover-up" over child abuse claims
By George Eaton - 06 November 14:27

Labour MP says inquiry into allegations involving a senior Conservative politician is "the next stage of a cover-up".

Advantage, Obama as voting begins in the US
By Ben Fox - 06 November 12:09

The opinion polls have hardened in favour of the President in the last days of the campaign.

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries.
How much will we be paying Nadine Dorries while she's in the jungle?
By George Eaton - 06 November 11:03

Tory MP will claim her monthly salary of £5,478 while she competes on I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!