The Conservatives have stalled in the polls again and a hung parliament is more likely.
Keep it dull, Donald" is the rallying cry for our campaign and I have, if anything, been overachieving. Any spot of colour has been obliterated, any imaginative dash expunged.
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
So-called "efficiency savings" will lead to a decline in the quality of public services.
"We obviously still can't say 'toilet'." Thus spoke Colonel Fawn, also known as the editor of Gentlemen's Quarterly, Dylan Jones ("A classy ambassador", the Guardian), at our initial meeting to discuss his em
The return of the economy to growth explains why Labour has narrowed the gap on the Tories.
Why Brown decided to go for a May election.
With the press more hostile to Labour than at any time since 1992, the leaders' debates are an oppor
Cameron’s strategic use of language suggests a Tory party that is modern and reformed, but scratch b
Highlights of the New Statesman/Weber Shandwick post-Budget event.
Welfare was designed to improve our lives, but hasn’t. What we need is a compromise between Fabian-s
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace . . .
There's no escape from media obsession for modern political wives. But it seems they're only too wil
Roy Hattersley responds to Anthony Barnett’s New Statesman essay “Hang ’em”.
Brown has become all touchy-feely since the Prime Monster bullying row.
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.
Political ambition and imagination have been downsized by the recession. Politics itself is shrinkin
We must think our way towards a more stable model for combining redistribution with growth.
The risks of a downgrade in the UK’s credit rating are low, but a double-dip recession remains disti
The Labour Chancellor fought off opponents in the party and earned a reputation during the financial
Labour needs to understand why so many of its natural supporters feel estranged from the party.