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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

Early Voting Not Exceeding 2010 Levels in Texas

Hillary Clinton records a robocall for Davis.

First Lady Rallies in Providence for Raimondo

Baker Up 7 in Final Globe Poll

Death of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino brings campaigns to a halt.

Obama Rallies for Michaud in Portland

Michaud ad features former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell.

Spending on Track to Set Illinois Record

Deal Takes Parting Shot at Carter

Bill Clinton Cuts Ad for Burke

Presidential spot is one of four ads released ahead of final weekend.

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Sean Parnell and Sarah Palin Are Flipping the Script in Alaska

And not just with an ad featuring a buzz saw.

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.

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