The Labour leadership hopeful has sent an email out to his colleagues asking for their support for him to be elected to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee.
David Cameron seems to have a different take on what causes Islamic terrorism every week.
Tessa Jowell's campaign has recieved another boost with the endorsements of more than half of London Labour local authority leaders.
The anniversary of Labour's first majority has passed unnoticed in Labour circles. Why?
The backing of MPs could still have a decisive effect on the votes of Labour members.
The small numbers of trade unionists signing up to vote in the Labour leadership election has some smelling a stitch-up. The reality is more mundane.
There are principled and pragmatic reasons for the Chancellor to act in his first Budget of the new parliament.
The troubled programme, if done right, could hold the keys to tackling child poverty.
Money raised goes into a “fightback” fund – although the flattened Lib Dems will need more than the odd jumble sale to rise, Lazarus-like, from the dead.
The Labour leadership candidate wants to extend the Low Pay Commission's legal remit.
Today’s figures are an exercise in muddying the waters – if you don’t like the answer, ask another question.
Labour must avoid suffering its own strange death.
Nicky Morgan is just Gove with a smile.
The question of whether being institutionalised helps the mentally ill cannot be engaged with on these terms. Being crowded together with a lot of distressed people is always distressing, no matter how sane you may be.
One thing the Swedes definitely do better than we do, and where we ought really to look a bit sheepish, is in the welcome they give to immigrants.
Where is the equivalent to Hilton on the left? We have not even touched on the questions of human fulfilment, power and radical democracy that are offered up by modern technological change.
Ed Miliband's political project was to bury New Labour. Today he succeeds, but not in the way he'd have wished.
Labour will not prosper if it is viewed merely as a repository of protest.
The side-effect of transparency is that some innocent social workers are being demonised, with their personal details splurged on hate sites.
You can't define away poverty - and David Cameron himself has admitted that.
With the exception of Spain, Britain has the most unequal concentration of land ownership anywhere in Europe. It's time we addressed this.
Unions said to be restricting affiliated supporters' data to preferred candidates.
Jon Cruddas appears to have let slip that an English Labour party is on its way. But Labour insiders say the idea is not on the agenda - yet.
The Labour London mayoral candidate on why he is the "modern" figure the city needs, Tessa Jowell's "control freakery", and Islamist extremism.
The #milifandom leader Abby Tomlinson on A-levels, the election comedown - and why the voting age should be lowered to 16 for the EU referendum.
News that the Scottish government could withhold money from QEII has been exaggerated, but there is a political point to the SNP defining itself against the monarchy.
Labour's acting leader seized on the hole in the PM's argument by warning "You don’t get higher pay by cutting tax credits".
Burnham's populist pitch is disingenuous. In truth, he's part of what George Osborne calls the “guild” of professional politicians.
Ukip did untold damage to Labour both in its heartlands and in the battlegrounds. What can be done about it?