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CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 April 9:00

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

Wanted: the story of Ellie Gellard
By Jon Bernstein - 12 April 20:00

. . . aka @BevaniteEllie.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 12 April 17:00

The five must-read posts from today, on Trident, the leaders’ debates and ballot boxes.

Labour’s manifesto cover . . . or is it a communist poster?
By George Eaton - 12 April 14:05

Labour’s art team turns to Chairman Mao for guidance.

Who is the BNP’s “soldier”?
By Daniel Trilling - 12 April 12:44

The far-right party exploits the war in Afghanistan for a propaganda stunt.

Election 2010: Five you may have missed
By New Statesman - 12 April 11:27

The most read posts from the weekend.

The Tories’ shocking new crime leaflet
By George Eaton - 12 April 10:00

New election leaflet features bloodied machete and bogus statistics.

Election 2010 Lookahead: Monday 12 April
By Jon Bernstein - 12 April 9:38

The who, when and where of the campaign.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 12 April 8:59

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

Alastair Campbell is David Cameron
By Jon Bernstein - 11 April 17:52

Who's playing who in TV leaders’ debate prep?

Ukip poster launch: the politics of anti-politics
By Jon Bernstein - 11 April 17:02

“Sod the Lot” is a step up from “Get Lost We’re Full”.

The root of Thailand’s violence
By Sholto Byrnes - 11 April 16:36

Can democracy take root when you have a god-king?

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 11 April 10:00

The ten must-read pieces from the Sunday papers.

Election 2010 Lookahead: Sunday 11 April
By Jon Bernstein - 11 April 9:35

The who, when and where of the campaign.

Could the Tories miss out by just 5,357 votes?
By Jon Bernstein - 10 April 16:28

The 16 constituencies that will deprive David Cameron of an overall majority.

Stuart MacLennan wasn’t the first social media victim of Election 2010
By Jon Bernstein - 10 April 13:08

Ukip candidate riffs on “Muslim nutters” and “left-wing scum”.

The Times attacks “worryingly confused” Tory marriage tax plan
By Jon Bernstein - 10 April 11:14

Is this a tax cut too far for the Conservatives?

Election 2010 Lookahead: Saturday 10 April
By Jon Bernstein - 10 April 9:54

The who, when and where of the campaign.

Nukes and Lib Dems: a response
By Mark Lynas - 09 April 17:19

Science is about testing assumptions; politics is generally about confirming them.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 09 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on another disgraced PPC, Tory plans for National Insurance and

Why Labour’s Twitter twit had to go
By George Eaton - 09 April 15:54

Candidates need to learn that they can’t say on Twitter what they wouldn’t say in public.

Has Twitter ended this man’s political career?
By George Eaton - 09 April 11:51

Update: Labour candidate sacked after a series of foul-mouthed tweets.

Election 2010: week one in pictures
By Ian K Smith - 09 April 11:29

The best photographs from the first week of the election campaign.

Election 2010 Lookahead: Friday 9 April
By Jon Bernstein - 09 April 9:48

The who, when and where of the campaign.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 April 9:06

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 08 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on bogus jobs stats, abortion and Cameron's gaffe.

Capturing the grey vote
By Michelle Mitchell - 08 April 16:24

Politicians cannot afford to overlook the 17 million "older voters" in this election.

Marginal voters rate Brown more highly than Cameron
By George Eaton - 08 April 16:17

Brown ahead of Cameron on almost every leadership measure in new poll.

Cameron co-opts Gandhi
By Sophie Elmhirst - 08 April 16:00

Election 2010: Guffwatch.

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