The Liberal Democrats understand, as the public does,
that our politics is broken. Now, the nation
Christian fundamentalists form a noisy wing of the Conservative Party, and their influence is growin
Gardeners understand that a late frost can kill off early growth. It is the same in the first days o
Sorry, Nick: America just isn't ready for Cleggmania.
We all remember where we were when it became apparent that things were going awry. I was in my flat in the Albany with Letwin and Willetts.
It was late in the evening of 27 September 1981, and the tension in the Brighton conference hall was close to breaking point when the result was finally announced.
The dirty tricks department at Tory Towers attempted to hire a BBC impressionist to lampoon Gordon Brown.
We need a Labour-Lib Dem partnership to clean up and repair our broken political system.
The Tories’ and Labour’s sense of entitlement has been challenged in a strange and brilliant spasm o
What Labour would do
- A biennial Festival of Britain to celebrate British achievements in the arts
- A nationwide reduced-rate ticket scheme to mimic the National Theatre's £10 deals
I don't know Gordon Brown - do you? I don't know Dave Cameron, either, not even remotely. As for Nick Clegg, he's an enigma - albeit not one I feel driven to solve.
Labour’s deputy leader talks to James Macintyre about Cleggmania and Cameron’s “arrogance”.
Inside Lib Dem HQ, there is talk of the party providing Cameron with "supply and confidence" in the
As I write, opinion polls predict a three-way split in the election result.
Ukip's Nigel Farage is fighting a fierce campaign in Buckingham to defeat the Speaker, John Bercow.
Our critic's verdict on the party political broadcasts.
The TV debates show the importance of ancient rhetorical skills.
Barking in east London was once such a Labour stronghold that the party barely needed to canvass. Now the BNP threatens to seize control. Daniel Trilling follows both far-right and anti-fascist activists on the campaign trail.
Could the Tories' Google strategy end up costing them?
The Big Society is the Tories' big idea.
The inconvenient truth is that, without tax rises, we will never be able to close the fiscal gap.
The Tories' rhetoric about progressive conservatism does nothing to mask the fact their ideas mark a
Tall, calm, gracious, determined – the Republican challenger destroyed Jimmy Carter in a televised d
The Conservatives have stalled in the polls again and a hung parliament is more likely.