Sean Kelly is a columnist for Fairfax and a former adviser to Labor prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard.
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We are witnessing the chaos everyone predicted
The government tripped itself up. What happens next is anyone’s guess.
The High Court decision points to other problems
You’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’
Parliament got nasty today
A serious man
The treasurer is slowly learning
Out of the spotlight
The biggest stories aren’t always the most important
Fake fake news
Politicians must take more responsibility for the standard of public debate
Labor needs to choose between striking a deal and derailing it
How much do Turnbull and Shorten really want to talk about climate?
A good day for the PM – though not quite as good as he claimed
When is a crisis not a crisis?
What happens next is up to MPs, not the PM
Malcolm’s sweet spot
The PM needs to get his climate policy right
A day of tidbits
A tricky combination for Turnbull might be approaching
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