All shots in the Tory locker have been fired and Cameron is praying for a late swing

All shots in the Tory locker have been fired and Cameron is praying for a late swing

by George Pascoe Watson / 24 Apr 2015

The Conservatives' economic credentials are being taken for granted by voters, but Tory strategists have reason to believe they will do better than the polls suggest

An alternative plan for Osborne

An alternative plan for Osborne

by Ian Mulheirn / 21 Nov 2012

Ian Mulheirn offers suggestions for an improved financial recovery plan, putting investment before phasing in future cuts

Adam Boulton's US election diary

Adam Boulton's US election diary

by Adam Boulton / 19 Nov 2012

From shoe-shiners to quants to the KKK, the political editor of Sky News fills us in on his trip to the US for the presidential campaigns

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Religion, freedom of speech and cartoons

Religion, freedom of speech and cartoons

by Aisha Gani / 09 Nov 2012

Aisha Gani advocates a considered approach to the reporting of religious conflict

'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?

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

So, Scotland, what'll it be? Independence or devo-max?

So, Scotland, what'll it be? Independence or devo-max?

by Andrew Hawkins / 14 Aug 2012

Will Scotland choose devo-max, independence or the status quo, asks Andrew Hawkins

Ed sees the light, again

Ed sees the light, again

by Dan Hodges / 02 Aug 2012

The Labour leader has uncovered another heartfelt moral issue. But this approach has its strengths and weaknesses

Your view on Total Politics

Your view on Total Politics

31 Jul 2012

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

The coalition is 'schizophrenic' on childcare

The coalition is 'schizophrenic' on childcare

by Will Straw / 26 Jul 2012

Sorting out childcare provision is hardly child’s play, says Will Straw, but it could bring real benefit to the taxpayer

Cable on the largest aerospace industry in Europe

Cable on the largest aerospace industry in Europe

by Vince Cable / 24 Jul 2012

Business secretary Vince Cable explains why he is focusing on the British aerospace industry, the world’s second largest, and how he can help develop new aircraft programmes

Miliband to Lib Dems: 'Get your coat, you've scored'

Miliband to Lib Dems: 'Get your coat, you've scored'

by Dan Hodges / 03 Jul 2012

Picture it: the sunny Tuscan hills, a bottle of Chianti, Ed Miliband, Vince Cable, Chuka Umunna, David Laws… It could so happen

Poll to watch

Poll to watch

by Andrew Hawkins / 01 Jul 2012

Israel, North Korea and Pakistan are some of the world's most negatively-viewed countries. The chairman of ComRes, Andrew Hawkins, examines why

Coalition researchers' all-out war

Coalition researchers' all-out war

by Felicity Parkes / 29 Jun 2012

The Con-Dems are one big, happy political family, says Felicity Parkes, but siblings are invariably rivals

Don't work hard? Don't expect state subsidies

Don't work hard? Don't expect state subsidies

by Ed Staite / 26 Jun 2012

Let’s reward genuine hard workers, says Ed Staite, not those who expect hand-outs

Call me Tim Jong-Un

Call me Tim Jong-Un

by Tim Shipman / 22 Jun 2012

Danny Alexander, Ken Livingstone, Hay Literary Festival and the G8 - the Daily Mail's deputy political editor takes us through a regular month in the Lobby

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