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Nick Xenophon to give up Senate seat and return to South Australian politics in 'do or die' effort - ABC Online

Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon has announced he will be quitting federal politics and returning to state politics in South Australia. He has told a press conference in Adelaide that next year's state election would be critically important, with South ...and more »

Xenophon candidate sacked over Rihanna photo - The Australian

Nick Xenophon has admitted to a vetting failure after a candidate for his new SA-Best party was caught posting crude jokes online about domestic violence and groping waxwork celebrities. Rhys Adams has apologised for Facebook photos showing him ...and more »

Xenophon candidate Rhys Adams sacked over controversial Madame Tussauds Facebook photos - ABC Online

A Nick Xenophon candidate has been fired after the ABC uncovered photos on his Facebook page appearing to show him holding his fist to a wax figure of Rihanna and groping another of Toni Collette. Rhys Adams, SA Best's candidate for the electorate of ...and more »

Nick Xenophon turns SA politics on its head - The Australian Financial Review

Success in a few electorates would result in him becoming highly influential in South Australia and a kingmaker like never before. AAP. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus. by Simon Evans. It is almost unthinkable that any state government in the ...and more »

Nick Xenophon: A look beyond the antics reveals a serious political power broker - ABC Online

This time he did not bother calling the media to the giraffe enclosure to announce he was sticking his neck out again. But stunt specialist, anti-pokie campaigner and political powerbroker Nick Xenophon has gambled on another attention-grabbing career ...and more »

Nick Xenophon resigns from Senate to run for state parliament - The Guardian

Nick Xenophon is resigning from federal politics to run for the seat of Hartley in the South Australian parliament in 2018. Photograph: David Mariuz/AAP. Nick Xenophon will resign from the federal Senate to run for the South Australian state parliament ...and more »

Nick Xenophon to quit Senate and run for state seat of Hartley - The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's most influential independent political force, Nick Xenophon, has decided to quit federal politics to contest South Australia's March election, hoping to land a balance-of-power role that will decide not only which side forms government but ...and more »

Nick Xenophon's SA Best candidates include farmer, engineer and former prosecutor - ABC Online

Nick Xenophon's SA Best party has revealed six Lower House candidates that will run in South Australia's election in March. Senator Xenophon yesterday announced he was quitting federal politics to run in the Liberal-held, eastern Adelaide seat of ...and more »

Xenophon's shock resignation from Senate to run for state seat - The Conversation AU

Nick Xenophon will resign from the Senate to pursue a career in South Australian politics. AAP/David Mariuz. Xenophon's shock resignation from Senate to run for state seat. October 5, 2017 9.23pm EDT. Michelle Grattan. Author. Michelle Grattan ...and more »

Nick Xenophon set to go back to where he came from - The Conversation AU

Nick Xenophon, the master of the stunt, is about to indulge in one more before he leaves the Senate for a run at ruling the South Australian roost from its crossbench. After his shock announcement that he's about to quit federal parliament, Xenophon is ...and more »