George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman.
The party's deputy leader exhilarated delegates with his paean to the Blair and Brown years.
The London mayor doused the Labour conference with cold electoral truths.
The shadow chancellor sought to build a bridge between the past and the present by crediting the 1997 government.
The revolt against the leader transformed him from an incumbent back into an insurgent.
Downing Street has already been forced to publicly rebuke Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox.
The addition of Scottish and Welsh representatives is likely to hinder the left.
The Liberal Democrat leader's centrist radicalism gives his party a chance of relevancy.
When the Labour leader is re-elected on Saturday, a new struggle for supremacy will begin.
Theresa May was "the best person for the job of the candidates who put themselves forward," the former chancellor says.
Nick Clegg believes the public could crave a "government of national unity" in the near future.
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