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Is NSW Labor’s left-right marriage on the rocks?

Is NSW Labor’s left-right marriage on the rocks?

The Centre Unity faction has been growing considerably stronger.

Foley takes the gloves off, but Baird dominates the polls

Foley takes the gloves off, but Baird dominates the polls

Ahead of the NSW state election, Premier Mike Baird and his staff strut around, exuding smugness, enjoying their high polling figures, while Opposition Leader Luke Foley launches a Labor scare campaign.

Poll Bludger: can Luke Foley woo NSW voters in under three months?

Poll Bludger: can Luke Foley woo NSW voters in under three months?

Being a state opposition leader is a tough job, and you're just as likely to be shunned by your colleagues as you are voters.

NSW Labor’s new leader an enigma wrapped in a right-wing voting record

NSW Labor’s new leader an enigma wrapped in a right-wing voting record

New South Wales' incoming Opposition Leader Luke Foley has a hard slog ahead. What will voters make of the man who lists his key inspirations as the Catholic Church and Sydney's NRL team the Roosters?

One-term Baird? Tell ’em they’re dreaming

One-term Baird? Tell ’em they’re dreaming

Labor opposes the privatisation of NSW's poles and wires, but without that sale it also wouldn't be able to deliver any of the infrastructure spending promised by the Liberals.

Will ‘Dan’ Andrews herald a new age of charisma-free politicians?

Will ‘Dan’ Andrews herald a new age of charisma-free politicians?

Perhaps a politician does not have to be likable to be electable. The NSW and Queensland opposition leaders will sure sleep easier if Daniel Andrews blazes a trail for the dull and uncharming.

Will NSW Labor snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in byelections?

Will NSW Labor snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in byelections?

Two NSW byelections on October 25 will mark a defining point for NSW Labor. Is the ALP returning to form, or is its leader John Robertson holding it back?

Shades of Rudd mark II in Dump Robbo campaign

Shades of Rudd mark II in Dump Robbo campaign

The News Corp press (and Crikey!) have been rubbishing NSW Labor leader John Robertson in a campaign that looks a lot like Gillard's knifing, writes NSW political reporter Alex Mitchell.

Different names for the same thing

Different names for the same thing

Crikey readers share their thoughts on the state of NSW Labor and the impact the church has on current affairs.

More fireworks when the ‘Bear Pit’ and ICAC reopen this week

More fireworks when the ‘Bear Pit’ and ICAC reopen this week

The theatre of NSW public life reopens this week with state parliament resuming tomorrow and ICAC on Wednesday.