We must no longer split the difference, or indeed ride of the coat tails of Labour or the Tories. It is a cliché that we must develop radical liberal identity, but it is true now more than ever. Other parties can’t do this, we must.
The race begins.
The Deputy PM describes his probable successor as "an incredibly gifted politician".
As the activists' darling launches his re-election campaign in the Lake District, he struggles to deflect questions about his next move.
The favourite to be the party's next leader says they "won’t have a choice" if Miliband finishes ahead in a hung parliament.
The Lib Dem president calls for "active, ambitious, liberal government".
Rumours of who could be the next Liberal Democrat leader are rife.
Having previously praised the Labour leader, the Lib Dem president says he has failed to change his party.
The Liberal Democrat president calls for "a new consensus" at the Social Liberal Forum conference.
The party president contradicts Nick Clegg's position on a future hung parliament.