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The Staggers
08 May 2010
The BBC reports that Gordon Brown "delivered a diatribe laced with threats" when he spoke to Nick Clegg last...
The Staggers
08 May 2010
One of the notable trends from this election is that Labour's left-wing MPs performed disproportionately well. Not one...
The Staggers
07 May 2010
With 46 seats left to declare, the Conservatives have conceded that there is now no chance of David Cameron emerging...
The Staggers
07 May 2010
In the wake of the MPs' expenses scandal, it was often casually assumed that there would be a significant increase in...
The Staggers
07 May 2010
She became the poster girl of the expenses scandal, and now a tearful-looking Jacqui Smith has lost her Redditch seat...
The Staggers
07 May 2010
No Portillo moment
The Staggers
07 May 2010
Things aren't getting any better for the Lib Dems. Lembit Öpik, one of the party's stars, has just lost Montgomeryshire...
The Staggers
07 May 2010
Good news for Labour, this. In its first gain of the night, it's taken Blaenau Gwent back from the independent...
The Staggers
07 May 2010
This could be the most sensational result we get all night. Peter Robinson, the First Minister of Northern Ireland and...
The Staggers
07 May 2010
A thought: how can the Tories claim that the exit poll may be wrong (in the hope that they have won an overall majority...
The Staggers
06 May 2010
We're teaming up with Left Foot Forward, Liberal Conspiracy and LabourList for a live chat on the general election...
The Staggers
06 May 2010
The first (and only) exit poll has just been published and it has the Conservatives on 309 seats, Labour on 255 and the...
The Staggers
06 May 2010
Won't shift voters
The Staggers
06 May 2010
In come the spoofs
The Staggers
05 May 2010
Latest poll (ComRes/Independent) Conservatives 27 seats short of a majority.22:05 UPDATE: The final poll of the night,...

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