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

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The Staggers
23 November 2009
The government's old nemesis Andrew Gilligan has returned to embarrass ministers over Iraq from his new perch at the...
The Staggers
23 November 2009
After Sunday's fascinating Observer poll, all the talk today is of how the main parties would fare in a hung parliament...
The Staggers
22 November 2009
There's a remarkable poll in tomorrow's Observer showing that Labour has cut the Conservatives' lead to just 6 points....
The Staggers
20 November 2009
In what must be one of the outstanding journalistic blunders of the year, easyJet has been forced to withdraw all...
The Staggers
20 November 2009
The shadow culture secretary Jeremy Hunt this week promised a "big bang" media revolution on the same scale...
The Staggers
20 November 2009
The electorate may be getting ever more used to its representatives facing criminal charges, but it's still acutely...
The Staggers
19 November 2009
The EU is pushing to be recognised by the United Nations as a quasi-state, like the Vatican and Palestine, reports the...
The Staggers
19 November 2009
Remember the famously "warm" relationship between Jack Straw and Condoleezza Rice? It's one that Hillary...
The Staggers
18 November 2009
Over at Comment Central, Daniel Finkelstein suggests that the appointment of the former Conservative MP Archie Norman...
The Staggers
18 November 2009
Libertarianism is the ideology of the future, judging by the new Prospect/YouGov poll on the "twitterati"....
The Staggers
17 November 2009
On Monday the alarming news emerged that Baroness Buscombe, the new chair of the Press Complaints Commission, is...
The Staggers
17 November 2009
The latest ICM poll offers some good news for Labour. The party has cut the Conservatives' lead by 4 points, rising to...
The Staggers
16 November 2009
There's a fascinating piece on Twitter in the latest issue of Wired, highlighting the creative tension between the site...
The Staggers
16 November 2009
Boris Johnson writes today: "[T]he 50p tax is not far, in its political motive, from Stalin's assault on the...
The Staggers
13 November 2009
Channel 4 has just launched a smart new website on political cliques, Who Knows Who, to tie in with its screening of...

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