Karen Middleton
is The Saturday Paper’s chief political correspondent.

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News February 20, 2016

Legal questions over Robb, Ruddock special envoy jobs

Doubts have emerged over the constitutional basis of the recent appointment of Philip Ruddock and Andrew Robb as special envoys.

News February 13, 2016

The failed factional campaign to unseat Bronwyn Bishop

Having seen off myriad interventions and a plan to parachute Kate Carnell into her seat, Bronwyn Bishop is not going anywhere.

News February 06, 2016

US request for more Iraq support wrongfooted Australia

A misfired directive from the US Defence Department led to the Australian government’s unusual public refusal to contribute more in Iraq.