James Macintyre is political correspondent for the New Statesman.

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18 October 2010
Among the most interesting things that happen on the news desks of papers are the decisions -- often taken quite high...
18 October 2010
Deficit strategy
18 October 2010
Back in May, many Westminster observers were surprised to see the liberal commentator Will Hutton appointed by the Tory...
UK Politics
29 September 2010
If, as seems likely, David Miliband steps down from front-bench politics this afternoon, it will be a tragedy for the...
28 September 2010
He got his biggest cheer when he addressed his critics -- internal and external -- head on: "Red Ed -- come off it...
UK Politics
28 September 2010
The contenders
Politics
25 September 2010
Despite predicting in the New Statesman in December 2008 that Ed Miliband would succeed Gordon Brown, I am still...
25 September 2010
I am writing this from a dark corner behind the stage at the Labour party conference where Gordon Brown, unnoticed to...
Politics
23 September 2010
Harriet Harman
23 September 2010
For years, since I was exposed to BBC Radio 1 by cooler fellow students, I have thought that Chris Moyles is exactly...
23 September 2010
There are reports today that should Ed Miliband win the Labour leadership on Saturday he would make his elder brother...
22 September 2010
Gordon Brown could not be forced out of office during the "coup" attempt in January because of the "...
22 September 2010
Harriet Harman, Labour's acting leader, has said Tony Blair "saw shadows" where they did not exist over...
22 September 2010
After a long campaign that has brought the extraordinary spectacle of the brothers David and Ed Miliband cast as...
22 September 2010
Sir Menzies Campbell, speaking to the media at the Liberal Democrat conference in Liverpool, has just pointed out that...

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