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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…

Immigration Conversation with Australian MP Andrew Leigh

This morning the PPI hosted a breakfast and conversation with special guest, Andrew Leigh. Leigh is an economist and Member of the Australian House of Representatives. He…

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,…

Reclaiming the most powerful tool of reform: Constitutional amendments

At a time when observers across the political spectrum agree that the machinery of American government is broken, the single most powerful mechanism for repair…

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…

Giving up on economic growth?

Growth should be at the centre of the social democratic agenda. Raising levels of economic security and equality are important goals, but it’s economic growth…

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…