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Game over, Abbott. Now resign.

Bernard Keane November 15, 2017 43 Comments

Tony Abbott's legendary capacity for negative campaigning was a total failure in the marriage equality postal survey. Without that, he's got nothing.

Yes vote is an ugly win for Turnbull, but it’s still a win

Bernard Keane November 15, 2017 32 Comments

The Yes vote is a victory for the troubled leadership of Malcolm Turnbull, and may finally give him a legacy to leave behind.

Crikey Quiz: can you tell the difference between Julia’s 2013 and Malcolm’s 2017?

Sally Whyte November 10, 2017 5 Comments

Is it Malcolm Turnbull or Tony Abbott? A Liberal backbencher or a Labor faceless man?

Turnbull, May and the politics of incompetence

Bernard Keane November 8, 2017 31 Comments

Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull share many of the same problems -- and same flaws.

When Coalition crisis degenerates into internal warfare, who will be left with the pieces?

Paula Matthewson November 7, 2017 17 Comments

If Abbott's quest for vengeance is meant to be a secret, it's not a very good one.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey October 20, 2017 8 Comments

Abbott to speak to hate group, again ... Michaelia Cash puts Tasman relations right ... an arvo with Latho ...

Hinch’s Senate Diary: the unseemly message Tony Abbott left on my voicemail

Derryn Hinch October 19, 2017 11 Comments

It's not every day a former PM gives you such gratuitous advice.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey October 18, 2017 1 Comment

Everybody wants credit for this new energy policy ... academic may have ulterior motives ... the kiwis are taking over

Coalition racks up yet another energy policy, this one more to Abbott’s taste

Bernard Keane October 17, 2017 14 Comments

The government's new energy regulation-based energy policy isn't about trying to avoid a fight with Tony Abbott -- but instead about a desperate government that needs a political weapon.

Crikey Worm: renewables out, ‘dispatchables’ in

Max Chalmers October 17, 2017 1 Comment

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's plan to drive down power prices requires energy retailers to buy a certain amount of "dispatchable power", and Iraqi forces attempt to reclaim areas of the country from the Kurds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.