Sean Kelly is a columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and was an adviser to Labor prime ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd.
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A series of approaching deadlines will make Turnbull uncomfortable
The right thing to do
Turnbull should hold a parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage ASAP
Dancing in the dark
The Liberal Party is shadow-boxing with itself on same-sex marriage
Shorten’s big weekend
The Opposition leader is working hard to define himself for voters
Where does it all end?
The citizenship circus threatens to paralyse the government
Remember national security?
The government has lost control of the spotlight
Another day, another senator in citizenship strife
An agreement disagreement
Refugees on Nauru and Manus Island are, once again, caught in a stand-off
It’s been a hectic few days
Wrong time, wrong place
The times just may not suit Malcolm Turnbull
Turnbull, Abbott, rinse, repeat
The former PM was back to his usual tricks today
Another sign that donation reform is long overdue
A super poor decision
Malcolm Turnbull shouldn’t have promoted Peter Dutton
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