The man who masterminded Obama's two election victories embodies daring politics.
A few years ago Ukip was seen as the by-product of a Tory split. But now it appeals to disillusioned voters across the political spectrum and of all classes.
Former senior Obama adviser joins the party's general election team.
It is farcical that the employment regulations that MPs put into law are not accessible to their own staff.
There are not purely economic answers to the problems families face. Poverty and social disadvantage are linked to emotional health.
Better integration between health and social services, plus more funding for sight loss advisers, would not only result in better care for people with vision problems but ultimately save the NHS money, says Lesley-Anne Alexander.
The right want Ed Miliband to be more "pro-business". The left want him to abandon austerity. His challenge is to hold the centre.
Even younger SNP activists possess an evangelicalism that simply cannot be matched by Labour and the No camp.
Our man in Washington John Bew has coffee with the former US president – and they talk Thatcher, Iran’s Islamic Revolution and the persecution of women.
An unassuming figure little known in life but hailed after his death as “perhaps the most original political philosopher of this century”.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
Nearly half of Britons do not belong to a religion and just a third believe faith has a positive role to play in their lives.
The party attacked "privately educated" Times journalists. But its leader, treasurer, a third of its MEPs and all of its peers were similary well-schooled.
In response to NS story, spokesman for the former PM says "He is, and will remain, Member of Parliament for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath".
The response of some Labour MPs to Javid’s promotion was idiotic.
Seventeen years after the coming of New Labour, Britain’s two unions have never seemed less secure.
Conservatives are desperate for Ukip to falter but they may be underestimating the stubborness of the anti-politics vote.
Plus: more news from inside the Palace of Shame.
Average pay excluding bonuses remains below inflation. For most, there is still no recovery at all.
The latest TNS survey suggests that the race is not narrowing at the rate the nationalists need to win.
Benefit delays and cuts blamed as new figures show the number of referrals has risen by 163 per cent to 913,138 in the last year.
With the general election result so uncertain, leadership contenders in the Tories, Labour and the Lib Dems are making themselves known.
Party writes to Jeremy Heywood asking whether Coetzee's involvement in Lib Dem election strategy has breached the special advisers' code of conduct.
The rise of UKIP and the fall of the Lib Dems explains why Labour is maintaining a lead approaching the final year of this parliament.
Ukip leader boasted of being able to earn as much as a Goldman Sachs banker by claiming expenses and employing his wife.
Ukip denounces "smears" from the Times and claims its leader is "confident that he has abided by European parliamentary rules at all times". But will he offer transparency?
Rather than Jeremy Browne, the party needs a centre-left figurehead, such as Tim Farron, to revive its fortunes.
The new Culture Secretary's Pakistani father was welcomed in 1961. But the migration cap means his successors are being turned away today.