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Poll Bludger: mixed signals as Coalition tries to turn the ship around

Poll Bludger: mixed signals as Coalition tries to turn the ship around

Where do Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals really sit after the carnage of Super Saturday? It depends which way you read the polling.

Longman shocker an ominous sign for Turnbull

Longman shocker an ominous sign for Turnbull

Labor and Bill Shorten's campaigning capacity illustrates why the Longman result is deeply worrying for Malcolm Turnbull and his prospects at the next election.

Poll Bludger: Super Saturday and the shape of things to come

Poll Bludger: Super Saturday and the shape of things to come

Labor is obviously happy with its victories in the Super Saturday byelections, but the Liberals aren't the only party with some soul searching to do.

How disastrous could the Super Saturday byelections be for Bill Shorten?

How disastrous could the Super Saturday byelections be for Bill Shorten?

It will say nothing good about Shorten’s electoral appeal if either Longman or Braddon falls to the conservatives tomorrow. However, a bit of perspective never goes astray.

A ‘September surprise’ might be Turnbull’s best bet

A ‘September surprise’ might be Turnbull’s best bet

The ALP is in disarray. The byelections this weekend are shaping up nicely for Turnbull. Shouldn't he seize the moment?

The instability of Labor’s latest factional stability deal

The instability of Labor’s latest factional stability deal

Victorian Labor's most recent factional maneuvers could hand both state and federal elections to the Liberals.

The perils of ‘aspiration’, Australia’s new favourite buzzword

The perils of ‘aspiration’, Australia’s new favourite buzzword

It's in the government's interest to push the narrative of an "aspirational class", but this wildly obscures what's really going on.

Rundle: Bungle Bill tests the faction waters in tax backflip

Rundle: Bungle Bill tests the faction waters in tax backflip

Bill Shorten's much derided taxation back flip was really just a test of Labor's nebulous faction politics.

Shorten stays crazy-brave on company tax, but has he crossed a line?

Shorten stays crazy-brave on company tax, but has he crossed a line?

Has Bill Shorten read the anti-business mood of the electorate correctly, or gone too far in targeting medium-sized business?

Crikey Worm: NSW Police address historic gay hate crimes

Crikey Worm: NSW Police address historic gay hate crimes

Good morning, early birds. The results of a three-year investigation into NSW gay hate crimes are in. Plus, the Socceroos knocked out of the World Cup. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.