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Tony Abbott’s negotiating skills.

With the unpredictable and confusing state of the new Senate, Tony Abbott will have his negotiating skills tested. So far negotiating skills have not been part of his political success. Thanks to the Palmer United Party and five other  cross-benchers … Continue reading

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Alex Mitchell, reporting from Hobart. The Tasmanian Chainsaw Massacre.

On the eve of any election it is the practice of tabloid editors to reach into battered folders containing tried and trusted headlines capable of exciting readers on polling day – PHOTO FINISH or TOO CLOSE TO CALL or sometimes … Continue reading

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