Michaelia Cash is known as one of the Liberal Party's most aggressive "attack dogs". But as Good Weekend's Jane Cadzow discovered when spending time with Cash in her home town of Perth, the newly-appointed Attorney-General is also a karaoke-singing, coffee-drinking workaholic who loves hugs. Cadzow and Shane Wright, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age's chief economics correspondent - who has reported extensively on West Australian politics - discuss Cash the person and Cash the political operator, her role within the Liberal Party both nationally and in her home state, and the difficulties she and other WA-based federal MPs face flying regularly across the country to do their work.
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