Weekly polling review: Labour surge ahead in London

Weekly polling review: Labour surge ahead in London

by David Bowers / 27 Feb 2015

Despite a stalemate in the national polls, there is good news for Ed Miliband as his party increases the gap over the Tories in the capital

'Ladies try to deprive me of my clothes': James Landale

'Ladies try to deprive me of my clothes': James Landale

by James Landale / 02 Nov 2012

The deputy political editor of BBC News scribbles in his diary about Brazil, conferences and karaoke

Dan Hodges is sceptical about 'Re-generation Ed'

Dan Hodges is sceptical about 'Re-generation Ed'

by Dan Hodges / 02 Nov 2012

Is Ed Miliband finally inking in firm pledges for the future of his party and the country? Or is it yet another false start?

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Why the US elections matter so much

Why the US elections matter so much

by Shane D'Aprile / 29 Oct 2012

The editor of US magazine Campaigns & Elections explains why we should care about next week's election outcome

George Osborne: Mr over-extended?

George Osborne: Mr over-extended?

by Andrew Hawkins / 08 Oct 2012

As the reality behind deficit reduction versus debt increase becomes clear, George Osborne could be in for a bumpy ride

Tessa Jowell's Olympics lessons

Tessa Jowell's Olympics lessons

by Tessa Jowell MP / 28 Sep 2012

The former shadow Olympics minister gives her four political lessons to learn from the Games

Andrew Adonis: Power to the pupil

Andrew Adonis: Power to the pupil

by Andrew Adonis / 28 Sep 2012

We can’t expect children to support democracy and become responsible adults if we don’t teach them how. Schools should lead the way, says Andrew Adonis

Jo Swinson on the politics of pleasure

by Jo Swinson / 25 Sep 2012

Jo Swinson MP is positive about the value of pursuing happiness over wealth, and its effect on policy making

Felicity Parkes: I got the Westminster Weekday Blues

Felicity Parkes: I got the Westminster Weekday Blues

by Felicity Parkes / 30 Aug 2012

Got the workplace blues? I’ve got the workplace blues, reds, yellows, greens…

Forget Plan B – what's wrong with Plan A?

Forget Plan B – what's wrong with Plan A?

by George Pascoe-Watson / 01 Aug 2012

As a return to ‘bread and butter’ policies is ordered from on high, has David Cameron found a new way to reach the masses?

Tom Bradby: Let's have 'Parliament Wife Swap'

Tom Bradby: Let's have 'Parliament Wife Swap'

by Tom Bradby / 31 Jul 2012

The political editor for ITV News on recess, prime ministers' wives and his new film

Do political parties matter?

Do political parties matter?

by Heather Wheeler MP and Siobhan Benita / 25 Jul 2012

A party gives your beliefs focus, says Heather Wheeler MP, but for Siobhan Benita, the factions are stuck in the Jurassic era, and it’s increasingly difficult to tell them apart

Green shoots of a red revival in Scotland

Green shoots of a red revival in Scotland

by Mark Diffley / 17 Jul 2012

Scottish Labour's polling performance has improved under new leader Johann Lamont, says Mark Diffley, research director for Ipsos MORI Scotland. Should we brace ourselves for a red recovery north of the border?

Snooker at Chequers? Never!

Snooker at Chequers? Never!

by George Pascoe-Watson / 02 Jul 2012

Cameron’s hands-off approach is worrying those concerned for the future, notes George Pascoe-Watson. Is there a firm hand on the tiller?

Behind the figure

Behind the figure

by Andrew Hawkins / 30 Jun 2012

The chairman of ComRes looks at the assertion that English is the dominant language in business

Heads will roll if Team Cam doesn't sell austerity

Heads will roll if Team Cam doesn't sell austerity

by Andrew Hawkins / 27 Jun 2012

If the coalition doesn’t sell the austerity package, David Cameron could face a cold dawn come 2015, says Andrew Hawkins

Did you know MPs once had an 80-day summer recess?

Did you know MPs once had an 80-day summer recess?

23 Jun 2012

Your visual guide to the key political events of the coming month

Your view on Total Politics

Your view on Total Politics

21 Jun 2012

The pick of your letters and comments on June's issue of the magazine

Dan Hodges: The Only Way is Miliband

Dan Hodges: The Only Way is Miliband

by Dan Hodges / 29 May 2012

Miliband is jubilant after the May elections, but Labour still has a way to go to win the nation’s heart and convince them Ed is the answer

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