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 It's time to call out the incredible hypocrisy of politicians banging on about tape. And also the way politics is trumping policy on an almost daily basis.
Lenore Taylor The Coalition is considering offering $10,000 rebates to taxpayers in ''selected'' remote regions to boost their economies - a plan first mooted in negotiations with independent Bob Katter after the...
Lenore Taylor A brief detour through recent Coalition history reveals that Labor's campaign to paint Tony Abbott as a ''sexist'', 1950s-style Leave it to Beaver conservative was an undercurrent even in the...
Lenore Taylor ON THE surface it was another political ''gotcha'' - Tony Abbott uses morning radio to lambast Julia Gillard for ''swanning'' around New York ''talking to Africans'' about her bid for a seat on the...
Lenore Taylor The rest of the world started 2012 transfixed by the unfolding euro zone debt crisis. In Australia, we started with some confusion about whether the last global financial crisis happened at all.
Lenore Taylor A farmer in western NSW told me last week he was a Nationals voter and his daughter ''used to'' vote Labor. ''I don't know what she's going to do now,'' he said. I asked him what he meant.
Lenore Taylor Labor's strategy to hold on to power is quietly producing results, writes Lenore Taylor.