Handled well, the scandal could have been knocked on the head. But avoidance tactics and rumours led to a domino effect, knocking down three MPs.
Both houses of federal parliament passed the $130 billion JobKeeker package last night and Bernie Sanders has dropped out of his presidential campaign.
From healthcare to drug laws to deregulation, the South Australian government has spent the year keeping a low-profile between disappointments.
With whiplash-inducing speed, media takes about the frailty of the two-party system have made way for prognostications on the failure of its challengers to match expectations.
Nick Xenophon stands poised to unleash his full powers of disruption at the South Australian election in March.
Insiders have warned victory for the wets' will be short-lived, with one insisting “a factional war is definitely coming”, writes InDaily political journalist Tom Richardson.
SA's Liberal leader concedes it's a "fact" that women are under-represented in the Liberal ranks. But he also says it's as important to promote candidates who represent a broader cross-section of society -- regardless of gender. InDaily journalist Tom Richardson reports.
Steven Marshall's shadow cabinet reshuffle has left InDaily journalist Tom Richardson scratching his head.
The South Australian Liberals have been in the electoral wilderness for 36 of the last 50 years. A Liberal elder statesman explains what the problem might be, writes InDaily political reporter Tom Richardson.