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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 Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing

This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

Immigration Isn't A Slam-Dunk Issue for Democrats Anymore

Polling shows the public is divided on immigration reform, while divisions within the Democratic party are worsening.

The 2014 Against the Grain Awards

Grading the best and worst of the campaigns at the election cycle's halfway point.

Former Bush Officials Getting Extra Campaign Help From American Crossroads

The Karl Rove-backed super PAC helped nominate a 29-year-old former Bush adviser in a competitive congressional primary.

Democrats Are Running Out of States to Flip

White voters in Georgia, Arizona, and Texas are becoming overwhelmingly Republican, while Hispanic turnout continues to lag.

SPOTLIGHT

All Politics Isn't Local Anymore

Despite  Tip O'Neill 's famous maxim that all politics is local, we're finding out that even local politics is becoming nationalized these days. This week alone, leading Republicans in  ...

5 Democrats Who Should Run Against Hillary Clinton

The former secretary of State could be vulnerable in a Democratic primary, but only if qualified candidates decide to challenge her.

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The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing

This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

Immigration Isn't A Slam-Dunk Issue for Democrats Anymore

Polling shows the public is divided on immigration reform, while divisions within the Democratic party are worsening.

The 2014 Against the Grain Awards

Grading the best and worst of the campaigns at the election cycle's halfway point.

Former Bush Officials Getting Extra Campaign Help From American Crossroads

The Karl Rove-backed super PAC helped nominate a 29-year-old former Bush adviser in a competitive congressional primary.

Democrats Are Running Out of States to Flip

White voters in Georgia, Arizona, and Texas are becoming overwhelmingly Republican, while Hispanic turnout continues to lag.

5 Democrats Who Should Run Against Hillary Clinton

The former secretary of State could be vulnerable in a Democratic primary, but only if qualified candidates decide to challenge her.

Do Republicans Still Have a Chance in Colorado?

Party strategists fear that if Republicans can't win the Senate or governor's race this year, they will be shut out of state politics for the foreseeable future.

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