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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a PPI senior fellow, as well as managing editor of The Democratic Strategist, an online forum.

The Permanent Campaign: Upset in GA

It’s safe to say the CW yesterday was that Rep. Jack Kingston, who’d led most polls since the May primary and seemed to have the…

The Permanent Campaign: Primary Season Marches Through Georgia Again

Thanks to its charming tradition of requiring majority votes for party nominations (and for that matter, for general election victories), Georgia’s holding a very lively,…

The Permanent Campaign: Four Battles in GA

We’ll have a full preview on Tuesday, but political junkies should be aware that next Tuesday is a big Republican runoff day in GA, with…

The Permanent Campaign: Going Hard Core Conservative in the South

While the Alabama result from yesterday’s GOP congressional runoffs was no surprise, and the North Carolina result only a mild upset, it’s still interesting that…

The Permanent Campaign: Mini-Tuesday

Today’s primary menu is limited to runoff elections in Alabama and North Carolina, with one congressional race in play in each state. The two races…

The Permanent Campaign: Big Issues In Court

There will be runoff elections in Alabama and North Carolina Tuesday with one GOP congressional runoff in each, but we’ll profile those low-key events next…

The Permanent Campaign: Race, Party and Conservatism

The fight–political, and soon, perhaps, legal–over Thad Cochran’s MS GOP SEN runoff is revving up a longstanding but potentially dangerous disputes among Republicans about the…

The Permanent Campaign: Divergent Presidential Fields

It’s obviously still too early for any reliable testing of public opinion on the 2016 presidential race (though active campaigning in Iowa will become intense…

The Permanent Campaign: Dems at Disadvantage in State Legislative Battles

Since no major primaries are on tap until later in July, and the situation in Mississippi will remain unsettled until counties start trying to certify…

The Permanent Campaign: Odds and Ends

For political junkies, the continuing furor in Mississippi is filling the vacuum between primaries. ┬áTeam McDaniel is still threatening legal action; at least one Tea…