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Josh Kraushaar is the political editor for National Journal, and pens the weekly "Against the Grain" column. Kraushaar has held several positions since joining Atlantic Media in 2010, including as managing editor for politics at National Journal, and as executive editor and editor-in-chief of The Hotline. In addition to his management of The Hotline, Kraushaar plays a critical role in shaping National Journal's overall political coverage.

Prior to working at National Journal, he was a political correspondent for Politico, where he reported on congressional campaigns and managed the "Scorecard" blog devoted to up-to-the-minute coverage of elections. Kraushaar has also served as the editor of House Race Hotline, for which he covered the 2006 election cycle.

Kraushaar has appeared as a political analyst on television and radio, including FOX News, MSNBC, CNN, National Public Radio and C-SPAN.

Latest From Josh Kraushaar

The Ultimate Washington Wonk Quiz - May 1st Edition

Each week, Josh Kraushaar and National Journal's politics team will try to stump you with a selection of absurdly esoteric political trivia, from the week in Washington and beyond. Take your best ...

Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind for GOP's 2016 Governors

Walker, Jindal, and Christie are all discovering the perils of wandering far from home in search of higher office.

Hotline's Senate Race Rankings: Majority Up for Grabs

Republicans have to defend many more seats than Democrats in 2016, putting their majority at risk. But they have opportunities in Nevada and Colorado.

The Ultimate Washington Wonk Quiz - April 24th Edition

Each week, Josh Kraushaar and National Journal's politics team will try to stump you with a selection of absurdly esoteric political trivia, from the week in Washington and beyond. Take your best ...

Democrats Went All In On Hillary Clinton. It's Looking Like a Terrible Bet.

New allegations that she did favors for foreign Clinton Foundation donors as secretary of State are more toxic than any that have come before.

Marco Rubio’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Jeb Bush

The friends-turned-rivals narrative is salacious, but the numbers show that Rubio should be worried about a different candidate.

Can the GOP Bring Down Obamacare Without Building Up Clinton?

If the Supreme Court overturns a key part of the president's health care law, the GOP faces its own health care problem in 2016.

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