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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: Final Five?

As we near the one-month-out point of campaign ’14, it’s becoming more and more common for analysts to redefine the battlefield narrowly.  Today at the Washington…

The Permanent Campaign: Will Obama Sink Dem Senate After All?

The big narrative of the struggle for the Senate this year has been the stubborn resistance of Democratic incumbents to what was thought by some…

The Permanent Campaign: More Kansas Craziness

The heavily Republican state of Kansas continues to maintain its unlikely place in the political spotlight.  GOP Secretary of State Kris Kobach (himself in serious…

The Permanent Campaign: Experts Differ, Bicker

Seven weeks out from the 2014 general election, the first really significant differences of opinion have broken out among the non-partisan experts who make a…

The Permanent Campaign: GOP Asks “What’s the Matter With Kansas?”

One of the big narratives the MSM is pushing presently is that the Republican Party dodged multiple bullets in the 2014 primaries and is now…

The Permanent Campaign: Last Stop at the Primary Cafe

So this year’s final primaries occurred Tuesday in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island.  There were no big upsets, but close and significant…

The Permanent Campaign: Last Stop For Primaries!

Four states are holding primaries today in the last contests before November 4.  In Rhode Island, there are competitive gubernatorial primaries for both parties (independent-turned-Democratic…

The Permanent Camaign: Late Changes in the Landscape

There’s one more round of pre-November primaries next Tuesday in Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, with Democratic gubernatorial primaries in MA and RI…

The Permanent Campaign: Polls & Fundamentals

This coming election will represent another data point in the endless debate between political scientists who stress “fundamentals” like the economic climate and political journalists…

The Permanent Campaign: Labor Day Brain Food

Since we’re more than a week away from the final batch of primaries on September 9 (with the exception, of course, of Louisiana’s November 4…