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

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The Staggers
18 December 2009
Everything we're hearing from Copenhagen suggests that in the past 24 hours hope has begun to win out over gloom. I was...
The Staggers
17 December 2009
Tiger Woods, has had, to put it mildly, a rough time of it recently. The media's round-the-clock coverage of his sexual...
The Staggers
17 December 2009
On Tuesday I blogged on the disappearance of Newsnight's Trafigura investigation from its website. Now it emerges that...
The Staggers
16 December 2009
I've just heard the sad news that Peter Tatchell has stood down as a Green Party parliamentary candidate after brain...
The Staggers
15 December 2009
Carter-Ruck may have suffered a humiliating defeat when it attempted to prevent the Guardian and others from reporting...
The Staggers
15 December 2009
The world's greatest investor, Warren Buffett, has always been well disposed to Barack Obama and used some of his $62bn...
The Staggers
15 December 2009
It's becoming increasingly clear that David Cameron's problem is not his class, but his perceived phoneyness. Voters...
The Staggers
14 December 2009
The latest Guardian/ICM poll has just been published and shows the Conservatives' lead cut to 9 points, a result that...
The Staggers
14 December 2009
It's worth reading all of Iain Dale's interview with John Bercow in this month's Total Politics, but what caught my eye...
The Staggers
14 December 2009
The weekend brought more speculation over a 25 March election, with Labour officials reported to have told Gordon Brown...
The Staggers
14 December 2009
There's something worth quoting in almost every section of Ken Macdonald's remarkable polemic against Tony Blair and...
The Staggers
12 December 2009
Tiger Woods's injunction against the British press has once again made the UK the laughing stock of the world when it...
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11 December 2009
The Economist cast its vote for Labour at the last two elections, but judging by this week's cover it'll be backing the...
The Staggers
11 December 2009
It's relieving to see UK scientists issue a robust defence of their profession in the wake of the increasingly...
The Staggers
10 December 2009
With Anglo-French relations at their lowest ebb since Jacques Chirac declared that Britain had the worst food in the...

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