Alan Martin's girlfriend didn't watch the 2010 debates and isn't interested in politics - so what did she make of the debates?
Miliband again impressed - but the limits of the format left him unable to land the knock-out blow against the PM he craved.
Ed Miliband erred in taking part in the challengers' debate, Nigel Farage is a one-trick pony, Nicola Sturgeon is a classy operator - and Leanne Wood isn't.
You could always tell it was election time from the posters in people's windows. Where have they vanished to?
The Liberal Democrats a bad joke - and they're the only ones who don't get it.
The youngest and the poorest are being shut out of the election
As far as foreign policy is concerned, Britain's leaders would benefit from a lesson or two from Tony Blair.
Since 2006, entry rates for disadvantaged pupils to university have soared by 61 per cent
Universities should be havens of free speech. After all: where else can you find out what the Other Buggers Are Thinking?
David Tennant's backing Labour, but what side would the Doctor come down on?
In a first of a series following the mayoral runners and riders on the campaign trail in London, Stephen Bush talks to David Lammy about Stuart Hall, housing, immigration and growing up poor.
It's not just Nick Clegg who is in jeopardy. His negotiating team could be knocked out before the coalition talks even begin.
The election debate will be dominated by business leaders, bond markets, the Health Service and the public finances. The poor have been written out of the script.
Both Vince Cable and Tim Farron are notably frosty towards the prospect of another partnership with the Tories.
The glee with which the Conservatives have greeted the letter from 100 business chiefs risks reinforcing the impression of them as the political wing of the City of London.
Greg Dyke, David Cameron and Ed Milband are united in blaming migrants for our troubles. But stopping immigration will do nothing for the England football team - and even less for England.
Elections are as much about competence as conviction - Labour should have made more hay with the Coalition's many gaffes.
The latest attack on Labour by business may be dismissed as "man bites dog", but it could do damage to the party, albeit indirectly.
Labour's refusal to even consider a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union is a betrayal of its history and an embarrasment to its radical tradition.
The grand high Lord of polling will stop being a peer with immediate effect.
Ed Balls believes a tough message is essential but Chuka Umunna and Sadiq Khan are warier.
The new party of the left, Left Unity, launched its manifesto at a squat in Soho with a speech by Ken Loach condemning the main parties.
The spotlight is on local and national government after recent scandals - but the private sector must change its practices and be more aware to eradicate child abuse.
Who, what, where, when?
New evidence from the charity Medical Justice shows that some pregnant women in detention are receiving sub-standard medical care, putting the life of both mother and child at risk.
Labour's policies deserves a better relationship with business that it has. But its aggressive rhetoric has done it unnecessary harm.
LOL, yes? No.
Labour's best hope of turning the SNP tide is to focus on the Conservatives.
The personalisation of our modern struggle belies the revolutionary fervour envisaged by past socialist thinkers.