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Having A Bad Monday? Not As Bad As Bronwyn Bishop's

You Bronwin some, you Bronlose some.

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And so this morning she had to schlep all the way to the Liberal partyroom, just so she could officially quit. Then she had to watch as another guy took her place.

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"It should be said of the member for Mackellar despite some admitted errors of judgment, she has served this parliament, our country, her party with dedication and distinction for over 30 years," Mr Abbott said in parliament following the vote.

The PM once described himself as the political love child of Ms Bishop and former Prime Minister John Howard.

Then parliament did this silly thing where the new Speaker pretends he doesn't want the job, so his colleagues drag him to the chair. He does want it though. That's why he nominated for it.

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