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Twitter v newspapers: the most talked about
By Jon Bernstein - 29 April 16:43

Personalities, parties and topics.

TV leaders' debates: live web chat
By George Eaton - 29 April 16:20

Join us for live coverage of the final leaders' debate.

Gordon, Cambo, Clegg. This is your last chance.
By Sophie Elmhirst - 29 April 15:09

Election 2010. Guffwatch!

Guess who’s doing Gillian Duffy’s PR?
By Jon Bernstein - 29 April 15:05

Clue: there’s a Thatcher connection.

50 per cent think “Bigotgate” was a “storm in a teacup”
By George Eaton - 29 April 14:50

Another poll finding conspicuously ignored by the Sun.

In this week’s New Statesman: Don’t let Cameron in
By George Eaton - 29 April 12:43

Don’t write off Labour | Neil Kinnock interview | Ten greatest political films.

Health debate: New Statesman and Pfizer host special debate
By New Statesman - 29 April 11:55

“Taking Care of Health” forum brings together the politicians Andy Burnham, Norman Lamb and Mark Sim

Election 2010 Lookahead: Thursday 29 April
By Jennifer Thompson - 29 April 9:16

The who, when and where of the campaign.

CommentPlus: pick of the comment
By Staff blogger - 29 April 9:02

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

Gay voters go red or yellow -- but never blue
By Thomas Calvocoressi - 28 April 19:03

Anti-gay comments by a Conservative candidate in Ayrshire, Philip Lardner, are just the latest stage in the peeling away of the Tories’ gay-friendly façade.

Tales from the cities
By Jon Bernstein - 28 April 18:29

The Urban Vote.

Gated community of "scandals"
By Yo Zushi - 28 April 18:07

The non-events of our times.

Is Labour heading for electoral meltdown?
By George Eaton - 28 April 17:52

New analysis by top US pollster suggests Labour could be reduced to just 214 seats.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 28 April 17:02

The five must-read blogs from today on a "bigoted woman", Tory councils and the right-wing media.

Top five political microphone gaffes
By George Eaton - 28 April 14:49

Including George Bush (twice), Joe Biden and that CNN bathroom break.

"I agree with Harriet"
By Alyssa McDonald - 28 April 13:46

A debate between senior female politicians shows Labour and the Lib Dems are close on the policies a

Why you won’t hear about violence against women in this week’s debate
By Holly Dustin - 28 April 12:42

Half of women experience violence or stalking in their lifetime. But our leaders still won't debate

Is this a sign that turnout will rise?
By George Eaton - 28 April 11:12

Sales of party manifestos rise 160 per cent.

Election 2010 Lookahead: Wednesday 28 April
By Jennifer Thompson - 28 April 9:15

The who, when and where of the campaign.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 28 April 9:01

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

David Cameron pops up on BNP video
By Jason Stamper - 27 April 20:48

The perils of Google Ads.

Lessons from Netanyahu's coalition government
By Ian K Smith - 27 April 17:57

Has proportional representation killed off the two-state solution?

How much will the iPad cost in the UK?
By Jason Stamper - 27 April 17:19

Hint: it’s more than you’d think.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 27 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today on a dodgy Tory PPC, media bias and Peter Mandelson.

Cameron shamelessly compares himself to Obama
By George Eaton - 27 April 15:58

Tory leader compares his vision with the US President's.

Vote Green, get blue?
By Daniel Trilling - 27 April 15:03

Caroline Lucas defends the Greens' claim to be the party of social justice.

When did Murdoch last back a loser?
By Jon Bernstein - 27 April 14:06

The media mogul without the midas touch.

The super-rich are still soaring away
By Danny Dorling - 27 April 13:00

It is not sustainable for social inequality to continue to rise at its current rate.

Grayling still misleading the public on violent crime
By George Eaton - 27 April 12:05

Shadow home secretary falsely claims that violent crime is up and then resorts to anecdotes.

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