After the party's surprising revival, the mood among its ranks is transformed.
Labour backbencher's supporters consider switching their second preference votes in the leadership contest.
Chris Leslie says that he believes the issue has "moved off the agenda" in contrast to Yvette Cooper and Andy Burnham.
The Labour leadership candidate – often criticised for her lack of personality – appeared relaxed and amusing at a lunch for journalists.
Had the right of party not made so many avoidable errors it would have been harder for others to define themselves against it.
The party is divided over whether the presence of the left-winger on the ballot will help or hinder it.
Frontrunner Burnham warns that Labour must "take care not to distance ourselves from the last five years" on the issue of inequality.
The arithmetical Everest facing the party means Miliband's successor may find it even harder to convince anyone they can become prime minister.
Ahead of Brussels visit, leadership candidate says he will "learn the lessons of the Scottish independence referendum" by not joining forces with the Conservatives.
MPs consider alternatives after "break clause" is rejected by acting leader Harman.
Labour leadership candidate becomes the first to formally pass the nominations threshold of 35.