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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: Good News From Dixie For Senate GOPers

As we pause between primaries, there’s some good if scattered news for Republicans longing for a southern-fried Senate takeover this November. In Georgia, the first…

The Permanent Campaign: 31 Primaries Down, 19 To Go

Thirty-one states have now held their 2014 primaries, and all but one of those 31 have finished their runoffs as well (the exception is not,…

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…