Rejecting any arrangement with the SNP would make it far harder for the Labour leader to become prime minister in a hung parliament.
Nigel Farage's latest outburst is pretty noxious. But Labour's response is just embarrassing.
A more social democratic Britain can be achieved, and Scottish Labour's recovery set in train, if a deal is done between Labour and the SNP.
The Chancellor later tried to wriggle out of a one-to-one debate, saying that Danny Alexander should also be invited.
Low wages and rising prices are pushing up the cost of in-work benefits. Labour will raise wages and keep the cost of social security down.
What matters is not privilege, but what you choose to do with it.
Can the SNP win more than 50 seats in May? We run through every seat in Scotland.
David Cameron has muffed his strategy as far as the debates are concerned. Even if he gets away with it, it's a bad sign if he ends up having to renegotiate Britain's relationship with the EU.
The largest falls in the proportions of households that are neither wealthy or poor has been in outer boroughs of London.
This weekend marks four years since the start of the crisis in Syria.
The latest polls show that nothing is changing in Scotland, and why would they?
Michael Gove's speech to the Legatum Institute: the full text.
As the election gets closer, Nigel Farage is showing his true face - and Labour must call it for what it is, says Chuka Umunna.
Anoosh Chakelian visits a town made famous for its deprivation in the 1930s and finds parts of it standing tall - and others beaten down by the cuts.
Osborne has at least one big card left to play - but it might help the Conservatives less than they hope.
The cause of electoral reform will be strengthened in the era of multi-party politics, Labour's shadow Business Secretary believes.
Plus: could Gloria De Piero be a future culture secretary?
Kate Osamor, a trade union activist, is on course to win the Edmonton seat for Labour. She speaks to the New Statesman about her mother's dealings with the party, education and BAME representation.
Scottish Labour's bilingualism used to be a good thing - but the relationship between Westminster and Scotland has changed.
This looks set to be a minimalist budget - but not all is as it seems, and opposition Ed Balls would do well to veer away from it sooner rather than later.
Oliver Frederick Stanley was MP for Westmorland in 1924-45.
When local boys in Butetown left to join Isis, the local Muslim community was shell-shocked and villified. But a group of young women is working to make things better.
The UK's ancient constitution must be reformed to spread power more evenly.
"When we leave Europe, we'll be able to remove it, and rest assured we will."
A new internal campaign has called Ed Miliband's tuition fee cut a "weak policy" and is calling for the complete abolition of tuition fees.
What does Justine Thornton’s decision to use her husband’s surname "in political life" tell us about her husband's approach to electoral politics?
New statistics suggest that over 40,000 black, Asian and ethnic minority people aged 18 to 24 have been unemployed for more than 12 months.
If Ed Balls becomes chancellor, he will be one of the most experienced – and divisive – politicians ever to hold the job.
The men and women behind the shadow chancellor.
The debate about the debates is a process story of little interest to the electorate.