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Labor to move motion on Abbott's comments

Peter Jean and Jonathan Swan ACT Labor wants Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to endorse a ''Statement of Commitment to Canberra''.

Stanhope resigns as ACT Chief Minister

Jon Stanhope, ACT chief minister

Peter Jean and David McLennan Jon Stanhope announces that he will resign as ACT Chief Minister.

Rudd backers wary of Gillard ambush

Rudd replies: 'Unusual' the video was leaked now (Thumbnail)

Peter Jean Supporters of Kevin Rudd fear an overseas trip may make it impossible for the Foreign Minister to campaign effectively if Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls a Labor leadership ballot next week.

PM's camp calls Rudd party-wrecker

Ross Peake, Peter Jean Julia Gillard's camp now believes Kevin Rudd will be seen as a ''Labor Party wrecker'' after his decision to bring the leadership tension into the open.

Government unfit for office: Abbott

Peter Jean Labor's leadership crisis had demonstrated that the minority government was unfit to continue in office, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott said last night.

Canberra MPs back Gillard

Emma Macdonald and Peter Jean LOCAL REACTION: The ACT's Labor MPs have welcomed Julia Gillard's win in today's leadership ballot, and are relieved it is over.

Heat on PM as Speaker stands aside

Speaker of the House Peter Slipper during Question Time at Parliament House Canberra on Thursday 16 February 2012.
Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Peter Jean The Gillard government's support on the floor of the House of Representatives has been further eroded by Speaker Peter Slipper's announcement he will stand aside while police decide whether to...