Mark Kenny is Fairfax Media's chief political correspondent. A director of the National Press Club, he regularly appears on the ABC's Insiders, Sky News Agenda, and Ten's Meet the Press. He has reported from Canberra under three prime ministers and several opposition leaders.
Mark Kenny Things are somehow different way out west.
Mark Kenny The federal government's political skills are again being exposed as slipshod amid a messy prelude to a pre-election budget.
Mark Kenny The PM didn't relish a foreign affairs role, but she has excelled as a stateswoman.
Mark Kenny It has been said before that if it weren't for bad luck, Julia Gillard would probably have no luck at all.
Mark Kenny Like the ubiquitous quicksand scene from the movies of his youth, the more John Howard struggled in 2007, the faster he sank.
Mark Kenny Prime Minister Julia Gillard faces an uphill battle rebuilding her party's shattered brand after Labor's crippling leadership crisis ended in farce on Thursday with a party-room spill devoid of a...
Mark Kenny and Tony Wright
Mark Kenny and Tony Wright How did the government leave Opposition Leader Tony Abbott in a seemingly unassailable position to waltz into the Lodge in September?
Mark Kenny Whenever American voters are asked to name the qualities they most value in their political representatives, having a strong leader comes out as most important.
Mark Kenny AUSTRALIA boasts a stable democracy and a famously frank political culture. Yet for all that robustness, Australians too readily accept secrecy by those representing us.
Mark Kenny While much of the world reeled from the banking and related property sector meltdown in 2008-09, swift stimulatory action in Australia, and our good fortune in being a major commodity supplier to...
Mark Kenny If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, on what substrate is the long path to the federal election based? Great ideas? Thought bubbles?