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The former Labor senator helping the No campaign

The former Labor senator helping the No campaign

Guess who's turned up a list of donors to an anti-marriage equality group?

What ever happened to Joe Bullock?

What ever happened to Joe Bullock?

The former Western Australian senator, who would rather quit Parliament than have to vote in favour of marriage equality in three years, has popped up in the oddest of places.

Poll Bludger: final screw-you to Labor is complete Bullock

Poll Bludger: final screw-you to Labor is complete Bullock

There are constitutional questions about whether Pat Dodson can be appointed as a Labor senator, given the WA Parliament is adjourned. And that could leave Labor one short.

Tips and rumours: don’t google chipmunks

Tips and rumours: don’t google chipmunks

One of the very few legacies left by Joe Bullock, the Labor Senator who resigned because he couldn’t handle Labor Party support for marriage equality, is an anti-porn inquiry he set up a few months back. Most of the submissions are now in, and they’re mostly members of the public calling again for the unpopular […]

What in the world is going on with WA Labor?

What in the world is going on with WA Labor?

The Poll Bludger explains why four MPs have departed from Western Australia in as many weeks -- and the factional battle to replace them.

Labor’s 12-year road to Damascus on same-sex marriage

Labor’s 12-year road to Damascus on same-sex marriage

With Joe Bullock gone, there are few left within Labor who are opposed to same-sex marriage. But it was not always thus.

Poll Bludger: unions clash over Labor preselection in WA

Poll Bludger: unions clash over Labor preselection in WA

The factional landscape inside Labor’s WA branch has been disturbed in recent years, and things are now coming to a head.

Labor takes a hard look at its union dominance

Labor takes a hard look at its union dominance

Senator John Faulkner's proposed reform for state conference to surrender upper house voting power to the party membership does not look promising.

iSentia index: the great disconnect edition

iSentia index: the great disconnect edition

Are voters really turning against the Abbott government? The polls say yes, but there might be something bigger at play here.

iSentia index: WA Senate and ICAC get people talking

iSentia index: WA Senate and ICAC get people talking

The ICAC hearing and WA Senate do-over kept party leaders at the forefront of political discussion across the country.