Kevin Maguire is Associate Editor (Politics) on the Daily Mirror and author of our Commons Confidential column on the high politics and low life in Westminster. An award-winning journalist, he is in frequent demand on television and radio and co-authored a book on great parliamentary scandals. He was formerly Chief Reporter on the Guardian and Labour Correspondent on the Daily Telegraph.
Labour spinners have finally taught Jeremy Corbyn to smile and bid a cheery good morning to the capitalist media on leaving home in the morning.
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Benn was born into and loves the Labour Party. His was a cry of frustration. Either he enjoys the last laugh or the lachrymose coup fails.
Boris Johnson adopting Brexit for his Tory leadership bid extended to the self-anointed premier-in-waiting holding out an olive branch in unusual directions.
Plus: how an SNP MP ended up voting while wearing a wedding dress.
Ukip splits, Tim Peake's gagging order and sniggering at a Downing Street spinner.
People are sniggering at Hilary Benn's “St Crispin’s Day speeches”. But who are the chief gigglers?
Milne's messages, Chilcot rumours, and why the Evening Standard may have backed Zac.
From "rebel with a cause" Iain Duncan Smith to Tim Farron's rock band years.
Zac Goldsmith's failure, Corbynistas assemble, and Vaz chasing the Foxes.
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