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Is Boris Johnson already in hot water with Trump?

New UK PM Boris Johnson will have a hard time spinning old comments of US counterpart Donald Trump's 'stupefying ignorance'. Plus, other tips of the week.

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Labor MPs push for opposition on franking credits, Newstart

Good morning, early birds. Labor MPs are urging Anthony Albanese not to abandon the party's crackdown on franking credits, and the AEMC unveils a plan to pay the biggest energy users to cut their consumption. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Ita Buttrose picks a side — and it isn’t the ABC’s

New ABC chair Ita Buttrose thinks the broadcaster's employees might have a bias problem. Plus other tips from the week.

Franking credits may not have won the election, but they helped

Crikey readers discuss franking credits, political polls and the election.

Tim Wilson MP with the new $20 note. (Image: AAP /Dean Lewins)

How the Coalition played a long game to win the franking credits debate

From targeting RSLs to confusing claims, franking credits have been a defining issue in the election. How did the Coalition win this one?

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Australia can’t build a future on franking credits 

Counter to many election predictions, it's the boomers wot won it. Now we desperately need to reckon with the results.

Frydenberg perpetuates misleading claim about Labor’s franking credit policy

It's now become an official "Fact Check Zombie", a misleading claim that refuses to die.

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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen labels Trump ‘racist, conman, cheat’ in Congress testimony

Good morning, early birds. Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has used his time testifying to congress to make far-reaching allegations against the President, and George Pell spends his first night behind bars after his bail application is withdrawn. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

What if you threw a scare campaign and no one showed up?

The campaign against Labor's dividend credit reform could still bite, but it's yet to have an impact on the right voters.

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Coalition MP used franking inquiry for fundraising

Good morning, early birds. Coalition MP Jason Falinski is under fire for using the franking credits inquiry to raise funds for the Liberal Party, and Australia rejects Thailand's claim that it issued a red notice for detained refugee Hakeem al-Araibi. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.