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

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The Staggers
05 January 2010
There have been rumours of one final rebellion against Gordon Brown all week and now it's said to have reached cabinet...
The Staggers
05 January 2010
Election campaigns tend to magnify the differences between parties but, however much tribalists on both sides might...
The Staggers
04 January 2010
Even by modern standards, the Tories have launched their new poster campaign with breathtaking speed and efficiency....
The Staggers
04 January 2010
David Cameron has denounced Alistair Darling's 148-page dossier on the "credibility gap" in the Tories'...
The Staggers
04 January 2010
I think we can all agree that we won't be taking sartorial advice from Gordon Brown any time soon. But for GQ to name...
The Staggers
31 December 2009
Barry Sheerman, once described as the leader of Labour's internal opposition, is at it again in the Independent today,...
The Staggers
30 December 2009
As we prepare to enter 2010 here's a candidate for most absurd sacking of the year. The radio DJ Tom Binns has been...
The Staggers
30 December 2009
It must count as some achievement to simultaneously attract the ire of Jack Straw and Simon Heffer. That's the position...
The Staggers
29 December 2009
After the sad death of the Labour MP David Taylor, who was one of the few genuine socialists left in the Commons,...
The Staggers
29 December 2009
The shameful execution of Akmal Shaikh by China puts ministers and human rights groups in uncharted territory. The...
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...

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