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 We go through this screaming match every time the government announces budget cuts, but it seems more hysterical than usual this time.
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 Perhaps Tony Abbott needs to send out a search party or post a reward because, bafflingly, his carbon tax wrecking ball appears to have gone missing.
Lenore Taylor On what was supposed to be the final morning of the 2009 Copenhagen conference on climate change I came as close as I ever have in my adult life to hitting someone.