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Crikey says: Abetz and Abbott on Senate chaos

Keane dissects what went wrong for the government this week (answer: plenty). We fact-check Ian Plimer’s new book, and we bring you the latest from the Whitehaven Coal hoaxer’s sentencing today. Which Fairfax employee gave a cheeky board game to bosses? And we listened to your rage — here’s a rebuttal to Keane’s soccer piece. See you for the final 5am Monday.

Labor and the Greens have colluded today to throw democratic process out the window and have turned the processes of the Senate into a farce. Labor has been caught out in its unsuccessful attempt to manipulate Senate process and has been exposed as having completely lost control in the Senate” — Eric Abetz, November 2010.

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