All's fair in love and war ... and politics. Here are 12 MPs who left their parties.
A new book claims Kathy Jackson was not the one who brought Craig Thomson's misdeeds to light.
The denizens of Dobell and Robertson have had a rough go of it in recent years, but they will be in for plenty of love this election campaign.
Crikey readers talk asylum seekers, going after the real criminals, and why we should all get to use Qantas' Chairman's Lounge.
Chris Mitchell says he's staying put ... Craig Thomson looking for employment? ... The Saturday Paper and its light-house-eating readers
While she was a key witness against Craig Thomson in the former MP's prosecution, Health Services Union boss Kathy Jackson faces legal action initiated by her own union.
Crikey reporter Margot Saville was sent to Canberra to cover Parliament. She found Parliament House baffling and weird, and was suspected of being a security threat. This is what it's really like, by an outsider.
We have a Coalition majority and a Senate that is shaping up to be pretty interesting, but what about the unsung place-getters? Crikey intern Angelo Risso crunches the numbers.
An election has to have memorable merchandise. Crikey has sourced the best items on the market, so political tragics can stock up ahead of September 7.