Stephen Bush is special correspondent at the New Statesman and the PSA's Journalist of the Year. His daily briefing, Morning Call, provides a quick and essential guide to domestic and global politics.
For any ambitious Tory with connections to the capital, even losing has its advantages.
Unless the internal politics of the 19 member states line up with one another, necessary reforms will always hit the buffers.
A sub-plot of the failed meaningful vote amendement was that it proved that Labour are only ever going to be veto players on Brexit votes.
Pro-European Tories believe they have bagged a bigger prize than their detractors claim.
The President is Missing’s hero is an embattled Democratic president with “rugged good looks”. It’s not hard to see where Clinton got the idea.
The one thing that's certain is it's a big win for Unite.
Rebellions from Conservative MPs tend to materialise everywhere but the floor of the House of Commons.
While the popular Ruth Davidson has transformed the position of the Scottish Tories, she has not transformed their personnel; meanwhile Labour lags a distant third.
It’s a useful lie, and not just for the Conservatives.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has told cabinet members not to expect any extra cash for other sectors in the wake of £20bn health pledge.