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David Cameron: all mouth and no combat trousers?

Mon 18 Aug, AT 11:24 The Mole

What happened to the 'monstrous threat' rhetoric? Does tackling IS not pass the 'family friendly' test?

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Confusion reigns as US backs down from evacuating Yazidis

Thu 14 Aug, AT 11:34 The Mole

What happens to Cameron's promise to 'get these people off that mountain'? Er… nothing, it seems

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Iraq crisis: politicians, soldiers and now public back UK action

Wed 13 Aug, AT 14:50 The Mole

David Cameron is not keeping up with public opinion on need to help beleaguered Kurds and Yazidis

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Tories becalmed: PM still on hols as second minister quits

Tue 12 Aug, AT 10:20 The Mole

Get a grip, Dave - this is not what Churchill meant when he said 'We shall fight them on the beaches'

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Mount Sinjar crisis: pressure on Cameron to recall parliament

Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:34 The Mole

Many MPs who voted against military action in Syria now want Britain to join America in tackling IS

London Mayor Boris Johnson addresses supporters at a Conservative Association in Ealing

Boris: readiness to quit EU could bring more Tories onside

Thu 7 Aug, AT 10:12 The Mole

Johnson is after PM's job, with a kitchen cabinet and war chest in place, according to Mail commentator

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Warsi resignation: is she going to publish anti-Cameron diary?

Wed 6 Aug, AT 09:58 The Mole

How to ruin a prime minister's holiday: walk out on principle and get other Tories to take your side

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Salmond v Darling debate: will tax pledge spike Scot's guns?

Tue 5 Aug, AT 10:42 The Mole

Don't bank on it: pre-referendum sweetener is unlikely to be enough to give Darling TV victory

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Miliband should sack Ed Balls – he's too moderate! Eh?

Mon 4 Aug, AT 10:14 The Mole

Shadow chancellor's bid to bury party's tax-and-spend reputation alienates some MPs and union bosses

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Cameron's tax chat: a big hint or a little electioneering?

Thu 31 Jul, AT 10:59 The Mole

PM says he would 'love' to raise 40p tax threshold – but he can't promise it, and here's why

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Tough sanctions against Russia – but what about Israel?

Tue 29 Jul, AT 10:07 The Mole

New measures risk a return to Cold War relations while some ask: why no action over Gaza crisis?

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Miliband's Wallace speech: best defence against Tory attacks?

Mon 28 Jul, AT 10:19 The Mole

Labour felt it had to erect 'Iron Dome' against personal attacks being planned by Tory HQ

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Anyone for sanctions? Dave 'n' Boris tennis match goes ahead

Thu 24 Jul, AT 10:32 The Mole

As EU diplomats consider tougher sanctions against Russia, PM refuses to budge over £160k donation

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Litvinenko inquiry is launched: now there's a coincidence!

Tue 22 Jul, AT 10:41 The Mole

Until now, government didn't want to risk Russian relations: after MH17, we're happy to upset Putin

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Is Ed Miliband's 'brush-by' with Obama just a waste of time?

Mon 21 Jul, AT 09:45 The Mole

Damian McBride stirs up trouble – while Tony Blair offers to help Ed at election. Thanks but no thanks

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Shabby reshuffle: promotion for women - or just an insult?

Thu 17 Jul, AT 11:19 The Mole

Senior Tory peer furious at lack of Cabinet rank for Lady Stowell: and Mrs Gove isn't impressed either

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Is Cameron's choice of EU commissioner already jinxed?

Wed 16 Jul, AT 11:19 The Mole

Lord Hill's links with a private lobbying firm could cost him a decent job in the Brussels Cabinet

Education Secretary Michael Gove is called in to Downing Street

Day of the long knives: why Michael Gove had to go

Tue 15 Jul, AT 11:33 The Mole

Cameron gives government a feminine makeover in an effort to win the 2015 general election

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Cabinet reshuffle: grey men out, but are women just tokenism?

Mon 14 Jul, AT 11:12 The Mole

And there's one grey-haired old lag who can't be sacked despite his many faux-pas - Vince Cable

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Emergency surveillance bill a 'stitch-up' says Tom Watson

Thu 10 Jul, AT 10:26 The Mole

It may have cross-party support, but first-tracking measures on eve of MPs' holidays is controversial

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