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Mayne: 12 political turncoats, including Cory Bernardi

Mayne: 12 political turncoats, including Cory Bernardi

All's fair in love and war ... and politics. Here are 12 MPs who left their parties.

Jackson didn’t blow the whistle on Thomson, book claims

Jackson didn’t blow the whistle on Thomson, book claims

A new book claims Kathy Jackson was not the one who brought Craig Thomson's misdeeds to light.

Seats to watch: Dobell and Robertson, the NSW marginals that could be do or die for Labor

Seats to watch: Dobell and Robertson, the NSW marginals that could be do or die for Labor

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.

How about the People’s Lounge?

How about the People’s Lounge?

Crikey readers talk asylum seekers, going after the real criminals, and why we should all get to use Qantas' Chairman's Lounge.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Chris Mitchell says he's staying put ... Craig Thomson looking for employment? ... The Saturday Paper and its light-house-eating readers

Kathy Jackson facing litigation of her own in HSU fallout

Kathy Jackson facing litigation of her own in HSU fallout

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.

An outsider writes: what federal Parliament is really like (weird)

An outsider writes: what federal Parliament is really like (weird)

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.

The extreme winners and losers — outliers from an election

The extreme winners and losers — outliers from an election

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.

Crikey catalogue: the very best of 2013’s election merch

Crikey catalogue: the very best of 2013’s election merch

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.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Rise Up Australia's musical campaign ... PUP spamming you? ... childcare name still in the business ...