With commentators beside themselves at the prospect of a hung parliament in May, many have raised the spectre of the February 1974 election, when Ted Heath asked voters to choose between the government and the miners.
Labour needs to understand why so many of its natural supporters feel estranged from the party.
A hung parliament is still likely to result in a Tory government led by David Cameron, an economic i
New Labour wasted an unprecedented opportunity to reform Britain economically and politically and cr
“Satire is a black-and-white programme with Dudley Moore”
Chris Huhne, a former Labour man, is reluctant to rule out a
Tory-Liberal coalition. But he must k
In the pursuit of electoral success, it is wise to expect the unexpected.
So many pollsters are carrying out general election surveys now - each with its own approaches and baselines - that the best way to get the
Progressive realignment in one party, like socialism in one country, doesn't work.
Andy "I Knew Nothing" Coulson is feeling the strain.
If Cameron delivers only a small win, many Tories will consider him exposed as a charlatan.
The Conservatives' decision to launch an all-out attack on Unite and its political director, Charlie Whelan, reveals concern that the union's marginals strategy will hurt the party.
The polls are chaotic, the public thinks that we, not Labour, will raise taxes, and Nick Clegg is so smug at the prospect of dominating the news agenda for the duration of a hung parliament that he looks fit to explode.
Labour MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Ashok Kumar has died at the age of 53.
Gordon Brown may be a lapel-grabber, pen-stubber and Nokia-thrower - allegedly - but Oop North, where Labour people are really hard, he would be derided as a big softie.
Hillary Clinton would be advised to keep her mouth shut.
Nobody dreamed in the 1970s that a few years later Britain would be waging war over the Falklands. N
“God is not a Conservative, but Christianity led me to the party”.
Another day, another shambles. And I'm lying low when who should, to use a Rawnsleyism, sashay into my office but Carol Vorderman.
Douglas Alexander and Ed Miliband are not only spearheading Labour’s election campaign, but leading
David Cameron and his party look short of the seats they need for a majority.
After winning a 21-seat majority, Brown invited the Lib Dems to join a centre-left coalition.
The post-election outlook for Labour's left isn't a promising one.
Lord Paul has been described as the "Labour Ashcroft", yet the differences between them are stark.
The Cameron-Brown-Clegg showdowns can't come soon enough. I'll probably buy the DVD box set.
The government is right not to reveal the reason why Jon Venables, one of the killers of the toddler James Bulger in Merseyside in 1993, has been returned to prison.
Andrew Adonis's ambitious high-speed rail project proves that there are still good ideas coming from
The English Defence League marches on parliament.