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Laura Kuenssberg @bbclaurak Westminster, mostly....

I know it's fashionable, but even in 2019 there is nothing big or clever about shooting the messenger - tweets or retweets here aren't necessarily my view

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Definitely first time @ChrisMasonBBC and I have ever been on air together in a nightclub - of course it’s #electioncast"I do believe it has become a national embarrassment for our country" Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson tells @BBCLauraK s… https://t.co/f7OKhKkyL5
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergWow https://t.co/v3VR0FFeAMListen to our interview tonight, think it’s already happening - def pivot underway https://t.co/fyCAIvMOyWGeneral election 2019: Lib Dems shifting message to oust Johnson? https://t.co/LvbyhqSgnMBut we are def seeing a pivot from her-talking about depriving Tories of majority rather than massive ambitions to… https://t.co/a8e1eCnQrhSwinson also still holds out hope of govt of national unity in case of hung early - Our intvw with her on #BBCNews6 in a bitWhile she repeated that 'Lib Dem votes' wouldn't prop up either Johnson or Corbyn, she would NOT say she'd actually… https://t.co/zfhsxFYkWRSwinson on stage - really interesting talking to her earlier - she admits it would be a 'big step' from where polls… https://t.co/q7xaIqCkZ2Liberal Democrats manifesto: 12 key policies explained, from train fares to cannabis https://t.co/EEeiiht2gu
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergCandidate for St Albans opening the event with a 'few facts about St Albans'Lib Dem manifesto launch about to start, wait for the dry ice @adamfleming @bbclaurak @ChrisMasonBBC @BBCkatyaadler 🗣️ The #Electioncast team look back over the first TV debate… https://t.co/QoqQWST8SU
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergLib Dems confirm they have ousted their candidate for Birmingham Hodge Hill, Waheed Rafiq, over racist and anti-semitic posts onlineI can reveal the Lib Dem launch has confetti canonsScoop on Tory tax plans goes to industrial chemist Claire Cartlidge, who asked the PM: 'Are these tax cuts for peop… https://t.co/7uDOj8S1dz
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergOf course it is *possible* that Boris Johnson has accidentally blurred out a key policy like a big duh brain. Beca… https://t.co/1jbGsSOaPK
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg @BBCPolitics Whether Johnson let cat out of the bag by mistake before manifesto or not, this is a big policy"Do you mean low tax for people like you, or low tax for people like us?" During a Q&A on Teeside, Boris Johnson r… https://t.co/Ve9bOJJx6G
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergLots of people asking when Andrew Neil’s Interviews with the party leaders get underway. They start on BBC1 next Mo… https://t.co/MQp2dHY7iW
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBoris Johnson confirms Tories will raise National Insurance threshold to £12k+. Big policy announcement. Came in re… https://t.co/ZM6ibRzRks
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBoris Johnson speaking to engineering workers somewhere in there https://t.co/guKD0Xg1he
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergJo Swinson admits Lib Dems are being squeezed in campaign so far - just got to manifesto launch venue where they're… https://t.co/7K0xeqiXhpJust got to Lib Dem manifesto launch venue - going for party venue vibe - manifesto out now https://t.co/8zT88PJxMgInside #PolyUniversity now. There are still dozens of student protestors on campus who say they’re hanging on.… https://t.co/M15SiK7mRR
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMy colleagues in PolyU say ongoing efforts to persuade last protestors to leave the campus. Some of them are childr… https://t.co/GkZtdtSnZw
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg @BBCLeeds #Conservative candidate for #Leeds North East Amjad Bashir who has been suspended pending an investigatio… https://t.co/iAvzL2IHPO
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergAmjad Bashir, Tory candidate for Leeds North East suspended over antisemitismComing up at 1200 on BBC2 ⁦@Jo_Coburn⁩ with #politicslive featuring guests 👇⁦@SuellaBraverman⁩ ⁦@KirstySNP⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/E2PlzKzJFH
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergCongrats to ITV for a big audience for the debate last night. https://t.co/bgJ4iDLR1X
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergYup - even if the event itself wasn't a game changer in terms of winner or loser, the debates are still important m… https://t.co/Mx7mZx0FeLElectoral Commission: “While we do not have a role in regulating election campaign content, we repeat our call to a… https://t.co/OIdpyk5rR3
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergWhat a treat! https://t.co/IL0ngJFX8hErm.... https://t.co/4bwoU9U3vd🎧 The #Electioncast leaders' debate debrief... Feat. @bbclaurak, @theobertram & @katyballs #GE2019 https://t.co/7qjHTxdGg6
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11/20
2019
Five things you need to know after the first UK TV election debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson https://t.co/AHt7EU48Wk
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg“How on earth can you understand what it is like for the 14 million people in this country who are living in povert… https://t.co/3qF2eClMWn
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergImportant moment from tonight - Boris Johnson confirmed the Tories *will* have a social care policy in their manife… https://t.co/VXMTweWA64
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergWednesday's Mail: "Laughable, Mr Corbyn" #BBCPapers #TomorrowsPapersToday (via @Hendopolis) https://t.co/8bU4Ja1d8B
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergOur round-up of the claims we've fact-checked from tonight's #ITVLeadersDebate from Brexit to the NHS to police num… https://t.co/pQHnsL34pV
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThis is actually a fact check 👇🏼 https://t.co/laGyQo6a1s.@maitlis: “You dressed up party lines as a fact-check service. That is dystopian.” Conservative @JamesCleverly: “… https://t.co/kNRF6YJAN8
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergINDEPENDENT DIGITAL: Largest maternity scandal in NHS history #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/tz0AaZKhvC
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMETRO: Worst maternity scandal ever #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/xafS7BYq68
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergGUARDIAN: Leaders stake their ground #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/ui3iP9vK5M
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMIRROR: ⁦@TheDukeOfYork⁩ cop’s notebook holds key evidence #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/N4i1z4xCrn
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergFINANCIAL TIMES: ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ survives hazardous duel with ⁦@jeremycorbyn⁩ in first TV debate… https://t.co/zYHMp1qjUD
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergEXPRESS: ⁦@jeremycorbyn⁩ dodges Brexit question nine times #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/LMX5pojXuq
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergTHE TIMES: Neck and neck after TV clash #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/rpVNfWMxkb
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergI: Insults fly at leaders TV debate #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/korbfHnE3s
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergTHE SCOTSMAN: Clashes over the Union and trust in fiery TV showdown #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/JavlBPWYHC
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergGeneral election 2019: First TV debate not a game-changer https://t.co/GJohDm3x9yAt 10 @huwbbc: @bbclaurak+debate @CliveMyrieBBC+voters @hughesthenews+Shrewsbury @wingcommander1+Hong Kong… https://t.co/ldgcSIvDWa
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergPhotos du Jour (#GE2019 ): Prime Minister @BorisJohnson and Labour leader @jeremycorbyn in Manchester ahead of toni… https://t.co/lrbS6So6cc
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThis seems like a really daft row to pick - follow our @BBCRealityCheck or @FactCheck for actual fact checking https://t.co/WV0zaRRYiHNot sure either really won or lost that debate - Johnson didn't mess up, nor did Corbyn punch through - VERY striki… https://t.co/6zRvJSvK02At half time, not sure either really winning - audience has laughed at both of them - Johnson on telling the truth,… https://t.co/NRVmWAyXl5if you're not watching keep up with @bbcnews and @bbcpolitics - will be tweeting a bit here, but mainly concentrati… https://t.co/NiTqoovRf5Ready to go https://t.co/qgrKe6cRYq5. Primetime TV is a v powerful forum to make an impact, good or bad, with no distractions and no other competitors… https://t.co/PWziABXbPb4. Both parties aware event tonight is a chance for Labour to start narrowing the gap more convincingly, or for Tor… https://t.co/tHpmEdrZhd3. There has been a bit of poll movement, Lib Dems and Brexit party being squeezed, but broadly polls sketch out te… https://t.co/As2mTLeTbB2. These events that have million of viewers are a huge risk and opportunity for the rivals to make a big impressio… https://t.co/5vPIWlq8Ww1. Before it begins... both camps nervous tonight for good reason - haven't been many events in campaign so far tha… https://t.co/4pd3PRUu3uWe're getting set to fact check this evening's #LeadersDebate between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson.
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergWe'll also forage for facts in the @TheGreenParty manifesto with @BBCHelenCatt @BBCJustinR and @BBCChrisMorris. So… https://t.co/XWlAehfOa9
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergRecording a late #Electioncast tonight with @bbclaurak @katyballs @theobertram talking about the #ITVDebate so please bear with. (1)
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg“I’ve eaten a Caesar salad, had a couple of cups of tea, and read a bit, and talked a bit to my team, it’s been ver… https://t.co/aoCdXvzHyG
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg[cont] 2 dozen student protestors just made a desperate, last chance run for it out of #PolyU . Police initially we… https://t.co/Vu9sicDPfr
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergWe just filmed this moment when group of students made a last dash for freedom beyond #HongKong’s #PolyU. They coul… https://t.co/XNnsomQJAY
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergStill Tory rumblings in Wales after Cairns resignation from Cabinet - was big story right at the start of the campa… https://t.co/DoehSBzOLNPolice to get ‘no suspicion’ powers to stop and search people already convicted of carrying knives - if Conservativ… https://t.co/lrmurmGFFI
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergOur not-so-connected world #Iran https://t.co/JxfogZyAhH
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg"It's about tough policing, but it's also about making sure that you look after the kids and you give them alternat… https://t.co/lkfIh9rn6g
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThis is a great initiative - let’s hope it is widely copied @JoCoxFoundation https://t.co/BoLiKAOYQa
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergRumour going round that @Number10cat is being "retired" in the New Year is NOT true, insider says. "Not letting Lar… https://t.co/eCRof7yHlV
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergSo I’m excited about the Leaders’ debates. I’ve helped prep for them. Played Sturgeon. Hung out with David Axlerod.… https://t.co/qX5cBglqHf
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergOK, now spending time with some otters. Best / strangest moment of #ge19 so far https://t.co/HCQgPovgGo
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergGreen Party manifesto: The key policies explained https://t.co/Lq8SJ7mfrW
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergSurely the PM isn’t trying to send a message before the debate tonight?! On the stump in the ring in Manchester https://t.co/StLDlQUPcDNew promises on knife crime from Johnson - realistic given falling police numbers since 2010 and stress on the cour… https://t.co/ghmJQMRrWYBoris Johnson & Jeremy Corbyn prepare for TV debate https://t.co/rH1Nd2dbxk
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergGabriel, Warwick and Jack’s reporting is incredible - watch this https://t.co/C7cOKwAlFONo spoilers... none of us know the ending yet https://t.co/o3hi9GvZxJGood morning Mark #GE2019 https://t.co/H9t8gWj7HS https://t.co/Qta6Bjxu4h
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThat ⁦@anandMenon1⁩ is bloody good you know. “The EU’s approach to Brexit talks has not been about law but about po… https://t.co/T5bhiNfuta
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergJohn McDonnell suggests Labour could write-off student debt for graduates, telling @BBCr4today there must be a proc… https://t.co/9PBJGRpaW5
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThe day will unfold here! https://t.co/ylQTSttqFNSNP focusing on immigration and different needs for ScotlandTories say they'd make whole life sentences for child killers automatic - (judges can already do this)Labour going after billionaires' donations to Tory Party - John McDonnell on @BBCr4today in a moment saying he want… https://t.co/wmv2TaOVQjPolicy wise - Lib Dems say they'd put a penny on income tax so they could afford to spend an extra 7 billion on hea… https://t.co/LRto8hkR2CAnd first big head to head of the campaign - Corbyn Vs Johnson meet each other in Salford tonight - good luck @julieetchitvGreens launching manifesto 👇🏼 https://t.co/yJTuFMwsRcTory candidate suspended in Aberdeen North, Labour chair quits in Leicester East https://t.co/Djq7lOHBOyToday: 0740 @campbellclaret on meeting Jeffrey Epstein, 0840 @Silva on Prince Andrew's alleged use of the N-word, 0… https://t.co/TIkdi6Ew1n
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergConservative candidate in Aberdeen suspended after accusations that he made anti-Semitic comments online https://t.co/t3enlTbDrg
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11/19
2019
“We’re now effectively surrounded. There are police on all sides and they’ve just announced that that unless everyo… https://t.co/H7MpNrOSRb
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergICYMI UK General Election 2019: Leaders pitch for the business vote #BBCNewsTen coverage with ⁦@huwbbc⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/HzlCVLCIgo
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergOn #Electioncast today, @adamfleming had to explain The X-Files to our two millennial BBC Trending reporters. Absol… https://t.co/RJSms8NgJX
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11/18
2019

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