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Why the Left can’t understand Tucker Carlson

7 April 2019 2:12 am

There are some furrowed brows (as well as some furtive giggles) over Tucker Carlson’s recent hypothetical musings about what the…

Are both May and Corbyn prepared to risk splitting their parties?

6 April 2019 8:47 pm

The irony of the stalemate in the cross-party Brexit talks is that Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are not that…

Newport West’s by-election suggests Labour could struggle in a snap election

5 April 2019 8:39 pm

The result from the Newport West by-election came in late last night and as was generally expected Labour held the…

My encounter with Young Labour makes me fear for the party’s future

5 April 2019 6:00 pm

To understand the decay of the Labour Party since 2015, look no further than its London youth wing. London Young…

Has a Brexit breakthrough been reached at last?

5 April 2019 4:36 pm

There has been considerable and widespread cynicism about the talks between the Government and Labour about a compromise that could…

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Is Barr really helping Trump by slowing the release of the Mueller report?

5 April 2019 3:09 am

Poor Donald Trump. Even Mar-a-Lago may not provide much of a refuge from his cares now that it has been…

Jeremy Corbyn has ditched his principles over Brexit

4 April 2019 11:52 pm

Remember when people would say things like, ‘Jeremy Corbyn might talk a lot of nonsense but at least he has…

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Joe Biden and the deranged policing of personal space

4 April 2019 10:43 am

Conservative pundits and Republican politicians are joining the Democratic outcry against former vice president Joe Biden, accusing him of inappropriately…

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn both want to frustrate Brexit

4 April 2019 2:21 am

There is a logic in Theresa May’s late move to Labour. It is the same logic by which both parties,…

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Would the Democrats rather win in 2020, or eat themselves alive?

3 April 2019 8:29 am

Do Democrats want to win the 2020 election? Do they understand why they lost in 2016? I’m increasingly unsure. It…

Last night’s vote takes some of the pressure off Theresa May

2 April 2019 7:51 pm

The failure of any Brexit option to wield a majority in Monday’s indicative votes appears to have eased the pressure…

MPs reject soft Brexit options in Commons vote

2 April 2019 8:09 am

MPs have once again failed to reach an agreement on their preferred Brexit option. The Commons rejected a customs union…

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Why Donald Trump will win in 2020

31 March 2019 9:37 am

Harold Wilson was right that ‘a week is a long time in politics.’ But, hey, watching the president in Grand…

Who would lead the Tories into a snap election?

30 March 2019 9:09 pm

After Theresa May’s deal was defeated in the House of Commons for a third time, there’s heightened speculation that we…

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After Mueller, America needs to move on

30 March 2019 5:16 am

I am a big critic of President Donald Trump. Really, a big one. I think Trump has done more to…

A no-deal Brexit or general election are now likelier than ever

30 March 2019 5:01 am

Maybe I am simply in the thrall of the powerful emotions manifested by MPs in their debate on Friday, but…

The big problem with the ‘Revoke Article 50’ petition

29 March 2019 4:46 am

Writing a piece on why the ‘Revoke Article 50’ petition is a waste of time, for an audience consisting of…

MPs reject every Brexit option – what next?

28 March 2019 9:14 am

When a cross party group of MPs managed to seize control of the Commons and win backing for a plan…

Boris backs May’s deal – who is next?

28 March 2019 6:28 am

Theresa May’s pledge to go before the second stage of the Brexit negotiation if her deal passes, is already reaping…

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We should celebrate Mueller’s exoneration of Trump

28 March 2019 5:18 am

It is worth rejoicing at Robert Mueller’s exoneration of the president, even if you do not like Donald Trump. Wherever…

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Thanks to Russiagate, Trump could win in 2020

28 March 2019 2:11 am

Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into ‘Russiagate’ was meant to bring down President Donald Trump. That was the plan. For two…

Don’t call Corbynistas ‘cultural Marxists’

28 March 2019 1:47 am

Suella Braverman, the Conservative MP for Fareham, said yesterday that the radical left is increasingly hostile to open debate and is…

Revealed: How Jeremy Corbyn is ‘training for power’

27 March 2019 11:58 pm

Tories beware – Jeremy Corbyn is in ‘training for power’. But the Labour leader isn’t readying himself for Downing Street…

Those involved in the cross-party talks have praised Oliver Letwin for the way he is managing them. Picture: Getty

Are we heading for a softer Brexit?

26 March 2019 10:44 am

With Oliver Letwin’s amendment passing, MPs will seize control of the order paper on Wednesday afternoon to hold indicative votes.…

MPs vote to take back control of Brexit process

26 March 2019 9:17 am

MPs have decisively backed Oliver Letwin’s amendment, handing them control of the parliamentary timetable on Wednesday in order to hold a…