The veteran minister is stepping down as an MP. But he aspires to win power again as a peer.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind announced that he is also quitting as chair of the intelligence and security committee.
And if you include public funds, Labour received more donations in the last quarter of 2014 than any other party.
A small group of high-level donors are bankrolling the party’s election campaign.
Conservative donors at Monday’s Black and White fundraising party, attended by the prime minister, bid hundreds of thousands of pounds on lots at the auction. BuzzFeed News has obtained the full list of what was sold.
The chancellor has suffered a backlash from MPs and campaigners who believe his pensioner bond scheme is a cynical attempt to win votes.
Warning: Not suitable for children or the easily disturbed.
Ian Liddell-Grainger certainly isn’t flavour of the month.
Some 29 Conservatives have written about their humble roots in a bid to play down the party’s posh image and win over voters. But that’s still less than 10% of its 303 MPs.
Ed Miliband made the pledge at an event at Sheffield Hallam University.
David Cameron suddenly can’t get enough of the Greens. But is that just because he wants to avoid getting involved in pre-election TV debates?
Rep. Ted Yoho said the Senate has tried to coordinate a bill with him.
There were 90 minutes allocated to the debate. Christopher Chope and Philip Davies talked through the whole allocated time.
EU jobseekers will need to have a job before they can come to the UK, they won’t get “in-work benefits” for four years, and it will be harder for EU nationals to bring their partners to the UK. If the Conservatives win a majority at the general election, that is.
Home secretary Theresa May accidentally rewrote her party’s slogan. Straight out of The Thick of It.
Some have criticized the White House for staying away from James Foley’s memorial mass.
“Right on Crime” arrives. “What are all those things that look like tanks doing?”
A European ruling made it illegal for companies to monitor your communications data. Now the prime minister plans to make them do it anyway.
“When you play the elections, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.”
Elections to the European Parliament are coming up. But which UK political party should you vote for?
As Labour’s programme starts to take shape, it’s becoming clear the public are significantly more ‘red’ on some issues than the Labour leader is.
Exclusive polling for BuzzFeed explains why the education secretary is going to get a kicking in the run up to the general election. Not that the public has much time for other politicians.
Sir Tony Baldry has taken a job with Werner Capital, who advise wealthy foreigners on how to invest in the London property market.
A breakdown in the bipartisan push for criminal justice reform as the White House promises changes that could result in clemency for thousands. Conservatives say they don’t know enough to weigh in yet.
Now she’s desperately trying to get the photo taken down. What makes it even worse, she says, is that she signed up for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act and loves it. UPDATE — 7:51 p.m.: One of the pages, Right Wing News, has removed the image.
Meanwhile, polling finds that Liberal Democrat voters insist that they don’t care.
Some of these might be jokes, but it’s so hard to tell anymore. Most of the people upset about the advertisement didn’t even seem to notice the gay couple in it.
The Prime Minister took his French opposite number to a gastropub in his constituency.
A lot of people cried, others just cringed.