The Tories and the Lib Dems' past opposition to the minimum wage shows why we should be sceptical of their warms words on low pay.
Asked to choose between a third runway at Heathrow and High Speed 2, Balls replies: "third runway". Miliband would say the reverse.
"The politics I believe in, an affirming politics of solidarity and possibility, cannot be built on the act of walking away from our neighbours."
For the vast majority of those affected, there is nowhere smaller to move to, leaving vulnerable people hit with extra costs through no fault of their own.
Labour leader announces: "We’ll scrap the bedroom tax by abolishing the shady schemes of tax loopholes for the privileged few which the Tories keep inventing."
As Labour prepares to promise to repeal the measure, a new survey finds that 59% want to see it scrapped.
While the Tories' membership dwindles, we are changing our party and processes to make politics relevant to ordinary people.
Damian McBride's account of Miliband's political ruthlessness in his new book doesn't suit the Tories' narrative.
Harriet Harman suggests that Ed Miliband would not force Nick Clegg to stand down before forming a coalition with the Lib Dems in 2015.
After surfing a new wave of outrage against the measure, the party can't turn back this time.