Lenore Taylor is chief political correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a Walkley Award winner, a winner of the Paul Lyneham Award for excellence in press gallery journalism and a former foreign correspondent, based in London. She co-authored a book, "Shitstorm" on the Rudd government's response to the global economic crisis. She has covered federal politics for more than 20 years.
Lenore Taylor The real problem is not that Tony Abbott hasn't read the judgment in which the Federal Court threw out the sexual harassment case against Peter Slipper.
Lenore Taylor TONY ABBOTT looked silly saying he has been doing too many ''important things'' to read the Federal Court judgment that threw out the sexual harassment case against Peter Slipper.
Lenore Taylor Surely now it's time to take stock of how politics is being conducted.
Lenore Taylor This should be the time to pause for thought. After a year of scandal, sometimes substantive, sometimes driven by the Coalition's determination to claw down the minority government, this...
Lenore Taylor IT'S a classic way to avoid answering a question - pretend you've been asked a different one.
Lenore Taylor When left-wing activist singer Billy Bragg started singing "There's Power in a Union" at his Canberra concert on Tuesday night, a good portion of his audience stared uncomfortably at their feet.