The Labour leader should resist those urging him to take the incrementalist path and offer fundamental reform of the economy and the state.
A Conservative strategist says the party pulls two points ahead of Labour in Tory-held seats when the sitting MP is named.
A poorly-judged tweet from Tony McNulty and the misdeeds of the Reverend Flowers meant Cameron ended Miliband's winning streak.
The party isn't planning to "scrap benefits for under-25s". It's planning to guarantee them work or training.
"We are the party of aspiration on the side of those working hard to succeed."
The aid recipients of today can become the trading partners of tomorrow. Cutting now would be a betrayal of the poor and our national interest.
With a £30bn funding gap, all parties need to decide whether they would raise taxes, cut spending elsewhere, or impose patient charges. But don't expect them to tell us.
Parents are struggling to cope with a triple whammy of rising nursery costs, plummeting childcare places and cuts to support. Labour is offering an alternative.
Having witnessed the original feud at first hand, both men are conscious of the need to avoid an irrevocable split.