It should not be this hard to stay up to date.
Crikey readers have some pretty straight-forward thoughts for those in parliament this week.
The High Court has booted Labor's Katy Gallagher from the Senate in a decision that almost certainly guarantees that Labor will face three byelections, two of them in highly marginal seats.
A million bucks? Two million? We should be so lucky.
Nine has announced Georgie Gardner will replace Lisa Wilkinson as Today co-host from next year.
Federal politics is now so chaotic it may be time to think about writing off the 45th parliament altogether.
The possible consequences of the citizenship debacle now encompass an early election and, therefore, leadership options for the government. Malcolm Turnbull must be tearing his hair out.
The Prime Minister's judgment deserted him on the citizenship issue -- a problem not helped by his tendency to paint himself into corners with his own rhetoric.
The hysteria over section 44 among journalists and politicians is the farce of the revival of nativism that has shaped so much of media and political discourse.