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Karyn Bruggeman is an analyst covering governor's races for National Journal Hotline. Prior to joining National Journal she was a political analyst for the Atlas Project where she covered campaigns and elections down to the state legislative level throughout the Northeast. Karyn's work has previously appeared in Politico. She graduated from the College of William and Mary with a bachelor's degree in government.

Latest From Karyn Bruggeman

Beauprez Ad Panned for Implying Hickenlooper Responsible for Murders

Quinn Hits a Positive Note in Ads Featuring Veterans, Michelle Obama

Davis Candidacy Neither Boon nor Boondoggle for Democrats

Corbett Wants to Spook Voters With Anti-Wolf Halloween Ad

RGA Putting $500,000 into Maryland Race

Money is the first seen from the committee to boost Hogan.

LePage Wants Cutler to Drop Out

Cutler being outspent on TV 100-1. 

Baker Jumps to 9-Point Lead in Globe Poll

Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and Deval Patrick rallying for Coakley Friday.

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Palin Endorses Independent-Democratic Ticket for Alaska Governor Against GOP Successor

Driven by her legacy on oil taxes. Palin endorsed against her former lieutenant governor Sean Parnell—and her party.

The Final Florida Governor’s Debate Was a Race to the Bottom

Here are the big takeaways from Tuesday night's debate, which was as bitter as the last one. Even without the fan.

Democratic Governors Weighed Down by Recession-Era Tax Hikes

Races in Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland, and elsewhere are proving the old adage that nothing is certain except death and taxes.

National GOP Tide Not Keeping Alaska Governor Safe

In several blue states like Hawaii and red states like Kansas, the party in power is having a tough time in governor's races thanks to local issues. Alaska is no exception.

Gubernatorial Candidates Offer Rare Beacon for Bipartisanship

A couple of Democrats are doing well in red states while a number of Republicans have strong chances in blue states.

28 Years After First Try, Asa Hutchinson Poised to Win Statewide in Arkansas

Hutchinson first ran statewide in Arkansas in 1986. Three losses (and decades) later, he and his state have changed. Now he's favored to be the next governor.

Midwestern Governors Struggle to Sell Economic Recovery

Michigan's Rick Snyder and Wisconsin's Scott Walker find themselves in tough races against Democratic challengers.

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