The price of Trump's hospitality may well be cementing the Australia-US military bond even further.
Albanese is schmoozing the big end of town while Morrison has sent one of his advisers to lecture businesses on corporate responsibility. What is happening on Capital Hill?
Attorney-General Christian Porter has that political star quality that Treasurer Josh Frydenberg lacks.
It's an insult to Howard's political nous to call Scott Morrison a redux of Honest John, one of the Liberal Party's most successful leaders.
Australian polling is still reeling from the election, but that doesn't mean you should write off Anthony Albanese's latest Newspoll.
As it turns out, plenty of voters liked Labor's policy suite. It was Bill Shorten wot lost it.