Both educated at Oxford and both married to barristers, but beyond that Ed Miliband and Tony Blair are very different Labour leaders.
Getting answers to difficult questions from politicians can be tough. Channel 4 News presents the top 10 'doorstep' interviews from Political Correspondent Michael Crick, a master of the art.
If Tony Blair was ever considered an honest broker as Middle East envoy, it is a title he may well have lost - even if most of what has gone wrong is not his fault.
Ed Miliband is dubbed "two kitchens" after being filmed in one of the kitchens at his north London home, but he's not the first politician to be accused of misleading the voters.
Tony Blair's reputation lies in the hands of the Chilcot Inquiry. What will it say about the man who took Britain to war in 2003?
Sir John Chilcot tells MPs his long-awaited report on the Iraq war will be released as soon as possible and denies he was put under pressure to delay publication because of the election.