By George Eaton - 25 September 09:25
Unlike on previous occasions, when he has struggled to flesh out the meaning of his cerebral speeches, the Labour leader has signature policies that he is prepared to defend.
By George Eaton - 25 September 07:55
The Labour leader's new motif, "Britain can do better than this", is an echo of the title of the party's 1997 manifesto: "Britain deserves better".
By George Eaton - 24 September 06:11
He should learn from Gordon Brown's mistake and have the courtesy to get the Lib Dems' name right.
By New Statesman - 24 September 05:27
"To make Britain better we have got to win a race to the top, not a race to the bottom."
By New Statesman - 24 September 04:58
From an energy price freeze to after school clubs, the highlights of Ed Miliband's speech.
By George Eaton - 24 September 04:56
The Tories' natural aversion to price controls means they will struggle to support a cap, leaving Miliband free to present Cameron as siding with the companies over the consumers.
By George Eaton - 23 September 11:30
A mass housebuilding programme designed to stimulate growth and employment, and limit price rises, could be the game-changer Labour so badly needs.
By Andrew Harrop - 23 September 10:45
Osborne's instinct will be to use the extra revenue for faster deficit reduction or tax cuts. But Labour can argue for an alternative centred around investment.
By George Eaton - 22 September 10:51
A commitment to a mass housebuilding programme and plans to reduce energy price rises will be the centrepiece of his "cost of living" address.
By George Eaton - 21 September 12:26
Asked to choose between a third runway at Heathrow and High Speed 2, Balls replies: "third runway". Miliband would say the reverse.