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Kevin Rudd's leadership was hanging by a thread last night after his support base vanished following a push to oust him led by Right factional operators in Victoria and South Australia.
Mr Rudd’s fate was in the hands of his deputy, Julia Gillard, who had growing support among the caucus of 115 MPs and senators and an increasing number of factions.
These included the National Right, the Victorian Left and most of the NSW Right, including its kingmaker Mark Arbib.
As right-wing powerbrokers were counting numbers in an effort to encourage her to run, Ms Gillard, who all day had.......
Originally posted by gordonwest
I will be voting for them! If not, then I will be giving my vote to the Liberals.
Originally posted by Cosmic4life
How many party's are there in Oz?
What sort of policy differences?
Or is it seven shades of (blank)?
Originally posted by NuclearPaul
Rudd's not the first Prime Minister to suddenly get booted out for saying "no" to the elite. At least he didn't disappear like Holt.
Originally posted by LeBombDiggity
reply to post by Kryties
I've seen Mr. Rudd on tv news. He seems as effective a communicator as a wet blancmange, his cringing demeanour I would tire of within only a few days. How does Mrs Gillard compare in presentational skills ? Is she more combative ? Are there any policy differences between these two ?