36 hours in Old & Sad

Dave Roberts discusses the experience of campaigning in the Oldham East and Saddleworth by-election, which Labour won by 3,558 votes from the Liberal Democrats.

View from the States: Shellacked in South Florida

Tuesday was a good day to be on a Republican ticket and a bad day to be running as a Democrat, but the results are not catastrophic for Obama. In South Florida there is no long term appetite for extremes, but this week’s results demonstrate that the American people don’t like their leaders very much and have relished giving this one a good “shellacking”.