The SNP's manifesto, far from a ransom note, is easily reconciliable with Labour's fiscal plans. The bigger fear is that none of the parties are planning for what happens if the economy takes a turn for the worse.
Clegg’s tactic for the election is to pitch his party as the necessary bulk needed to eke out a full government. Much like whoever did the budgeting in the Conservative manifesto, the Liberal Democrats are here just to make up the numbers.
In a world where depoliticising politics is sure to get a cheer on Question Time, the parties are key to keeping the system running.
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Where is Natalie Bennett from? How old is David Cameron? What was Nigel Farage's job? We give you the lowdown on the party leaders.
The deficit is the gap between government spending and income.
There is a Commons majority for Trident and the party couldn't amend Budgets in the way it hopes.
A new poll confirms what the Conservatives been saying privately, and bodes ill for Labour after the election.
The Green Party leader is from Australia, but now holds British Citizenship.
For all the Conservative scaremongering, it is their victory, not Miliband's, that will be cheered in the Kremlin
When the government lowers spending during a recession, it's often called "austerity".
We are running the parties' manifestos through Democracy 3, an election simulation video game. Here's what happens if Labour wins...
Germany and Sweden have both recently been governered by parties that finished second.
What happens when you run the main political parties' 2015 manifestos through a politics simulation game?
"That is a good philosophy for politics!"
What happens if no-one wins? Why are people not voting? What happened in 1974, and why does it matter?
Whether it is the attacks on migrants crossing the Mediterranean or questions about Nick Clegg's heritage, our national debate on immigration has taken a nasty turn.
The Ukip and Lib Dem candidates for Cambridge clash over Europe in a packed debating chamber.
Shadow chancellor says Leader of the House would "talk to all parties" but rejects negotiations on the Budget and defence.
We cannot, therefore, continue to bury our heads in the sand, nor can we hide behind talk of a more comprehensive EU strategy. The simple fact is, unless more boats are sent out to patrol the region and rescue people, more innocent lives, including those of children, will be lost in the days and weeks to come.
No one's talking about deals with the Lib Dems, because there's nothing in their manifesto to scare the Tory or Labour horses.
From Labour's mugs to Cameron's debate dodging, the run up to this election has involved a calculated contempt for openness and honesty.
In 2012, Ed Miliband said it wasn’t “for politicians to lecture people about morality”; he was right. Notwithstanding some politicians’ moral convictions, society cannot agree a moral standard for tax.
Harry Lambert of the New Statesman's May2015.com tells you the ten seats to watch on polling night.
If you want to stand on the stage on election night wearing a rosette, you'll have to buy it yourself.
If they use their voices on 7 May, these voters, once considered “lost”, could decide the outcome of this bitterly fought election.
Oil, Scottish Nationalists, and a split house - it all sounds a bit familiar.
A minority coalition? Labour and the Tories together? Confidence-and-supply?
I have been very fortunate in my life to have had essential help when I have needed it and the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of others. This election is the moment when disabled people can exercise their power and make their voice heard. And today, with the launch of its disability manifesto, Labour is hoping to win their support.
The number using food banks continues to rise. What's being done about the problem of public hunger, and what must we do next?