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Who is Amanda Stoker, rising star of the religious right?

Who is Amanda Stoker, rising star of the religious right?

Stoker is fast making a name for herself in the Senate. But where did this outspoken Christian come from? And what beliefs inform her policymaking?

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Good morning, early birds. The government's full tax plan has passed parliament with support from Labor following failed amendments, and ALP national secretary Noah Carroll is set to step down today in the wake of the May election loss. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Senate preferences leave the left in tatters

Senate preferences leave the left in tatters

The Coalition has achieved a voting bloc so solid it may not even have to dirty its hands with One Nation.

An election analyst’s guide to the US midterms

An election analyst’s guide to the US midterms

These may be the most newsworthy midterms in recent memory. Here's everything you need to know.

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be ‘administrative error’

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be ‘administrative error’

Government staffers could not explain how such an extensive series of administrative errors could have occurred.

‘It’s OK to be white’ exposes a government that’s either racist or incompetent

‘It’s OK to be white’ exposes a government that’s either racist or incompetent

Crikey readers discuss the government's "white supremacy" moment and Scott Morrison's chances with China.

Enough lies. Enough of the bullshit Ordinary People act.

Enough lies. Enough of the bullshit Ordinary People act.

Yesterday, 28 ruling class arseholes did their Ordinary People act. I'm used to it. I am not quite so used to seeing them in their ordinary people drag while screeching racist rot.

Morrison’s shiny new government is already running out of ideas

Morrison’s shiny new government is already running out of ideas

Almost a month since being sworn in, it would seem the government has very little in the way of a strong legislative agenda.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it’s all about timing in the upper house

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it’s all about timing in the upper house

The upper house's strict timing for divisions leads to more than a few red faces as senators find themselves late to their own party.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: this country needs a taskforce against time-wasters

Hinch’s Senate Diary: this country needs a taskforce against time-wasters

The Senate is waterlogged with outdated processes that parties use to waste time on obscure issues, and it's about time someone moves to clean it up, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.