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

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

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

What if everything you thought you knew about the budget was a lie?

What if everything you thought you knew about the budget was a lie?

Crikey readers discuss the federal budget, fiscal policy and problems with election polls.

No, this isn’t Morrison’s ‘Tampa moment’

No, this isn’t Morrison’s ‘Tampa moment’

It's going to take a lot more than the goings-on of the "Canberra bubble" to transform the medivac loss to the Coalition's advantage come election time.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan likely breached Water Act

Murray-Darling Basin Plan likely breached Water Act

Good morning, early birds. A South Australian royal commission has found that the Murray-Darling Basin Plan likely breached the Water Act, and the Coalition gets a post-holiday bump in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Poll Bludger: how did the pollsters do?

Poll Bludger: how did the pollsters do?

The pollsters had as much to prove as the pollies.

Labor’s electoral fate: only terrible, not disastrous

Labor’s electoral fate: only terrible, not disastrous

Labor's poor performances in 2010 may ensure it only loses the next election, rather than being wiped out.

Budget surplus next to go?

Budget surplus next to go?

Perhaps the promised budget surplus for this financial year will be the next thing jettisoned.

And the climate change loser is … the media

And the climate change loser is … the media

A new survey has found out who Australians blame the most for squibbing on climate change -- and it's not who you might think, writes Adam Kilgour, a non-executive director of The Climate Institute.

Europe’s unraveling begins

Europe’s unraveling begins

Reuters reports the Finnish government telling its parliament that Helsinki and its Dutch allies would block the bailout fund.