George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman (@georgeeaton)

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The Staggers
28 October 2010
As any army knows, it is never wise to fight a war on two fronts. But that's the position David Cameron finds himself...
The Staggers
28 October 2010
America's fear
The Staggers
27 October 2010
The Staggers
27 October 2010
David Cameron saved the best till last at today's PMQs. He seized on the leaked PMQs memo (£) in today's Times and...
The Staggers
27 October 2010
Is the coalition, as Margaret Thatcher would put it, going "wobbly" on the housing benefit cap? The BBC...
The Staggers
26 October 2010
Prepare for cuts
The Staggers
26 October 2010
The GDP figures for the third quarter have just been released and there's good news for the coalition. The economy grew...
The Staggers
25 October 2010
Perhaps the most notable thing about Ed Miliband's speech to the CBI this morning was his immediate praise for New...
The Staggers
25 October 2010
Fear of China
The Staggers
25 October 2010
If last week was dominated by the cuts debate, this week will be dominated by the growth debate. Both David Cameron and...
The Staggers
22 October 2010
You all know the ritual. The coalition publishes a budget/spending review and insists that it is "progressive...
The Staggers
22 October 2010
In the end, the Tower Hamlets mayoral election wasn't as close as we'd all expected. Labour was beaten – and...
The Staggers
22 October 2010
New poll low
The Staggers
21 October 2010
The oracle has spoken. At its media briefing this afternoon, the Institute for Fiscal Studies concluded that the tax...
The Staggers
21 October 2010
Like Gordon Brown before him, George Osborne is a highly political chancellor. Whenever possible, his measures are...

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