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Medical chamber elects opposition-leaning leadership

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

A pro-government site writes about a left-liberal takeover of the Chamber of Doctors, while a left-wing columnist welcomes the result of the election as a victory for the promoters of renewal in the national health service. READ MORE

Gyurcsány’s mojo among young voters

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Two liberal commentators investigate why former Prime Minister Gyurcsány has a strong appeal among some young voters. READ MORE

PM Orbán addresses right-wing rally in Rome

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

A left-liberal website publishes Ferenc Gyurcsány’s commentary suspecting Mr Orbán of planning to become the leader of the sovereignist camp in Europe. A pro-government commentator, on the other hand, thinks that the Prime Minister is just representative of the majority of Europeans who oppose unfettered mass immigration. READ MORE

Migration issues in the local election campaign

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Pro-government commentators accuse the Left of downplaying the threats and dangers of illegal migration. A liberal commentator, on the other hand, accuses the government of anti-immigrant fear-mongering aimed at mobilizing its rural base. READ MORE

Italian government crisis likened to Hungarian politics

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

A political analyst believes Italy’s Five Star movement is facing an comparable to that of two Hungarian opposition parties. READ MORE

DK launches Mayoral candidate

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Left wing analysts suggest that former TV host Olga Kálmán stands a real chance of defeating Gergely Karácsony, until now the only left-wing candidate in the opposition primary later this month. A right-wing commentator finds it inconsistent of the Democratic Coalition to propose her candidacy at the last moment, just before the vote. READ MORE

DK seen as the winner of the opposition contest

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

A pro-government analyst predicts that the EP election will help the Democratic Coalition to become the leading force of of the opposition, although not a match for Fidesz. READ MORE

Gyurcsány accuses Orbán of threatening peace

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

A pro-government commentator criticises the Democratic Coalition for accusing PM Orbán of undermining peace in Europe. A left-wing columnist calls for more EU-integration. READ MORE

Details of 2007 espionage case released

Friday, April 5th, 2019

After the publication of details of the 2007 espionage scandal in which Russian FSB agents had access to sensitive information on Hungarian secret agencies, a pro-government commentator finds it peculiar that politicians who in 2007 compromised Hungary’s security now accuse the government of serving Russian interests. READ MORE

The DK sends Klára Dobrev to the European Parliament

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

As Ferenc Gyurcsány’s Democratic Coalition (DK) nominates Mr Gyurcsány’s wife as its top candidate for the EP elections, a pro-government commentator points out that her grandfather was a leading figure of the Communist regime, while her party’s spokesman takes up her defence. READ MORE