Ed Kilgore

political columnist at New York Magazine, and former Democratic strategist

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Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York magazine and the managing editor of the Democratic Strategist, an online magazine.

Kilgore is a former senior fellow at the centrist Progressive Policy Institute, and a contributor to the Washington Monthly where he wrote the Political Animal blog. He has also written for the New Republic, and served as policy director for the centrist Democratic Leadership Council.

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President Trump is trying to rally support to reopen the country.

Michigan, Ohio residents protest stay-at-home orders

President Trump is trying to rally support to reopen the country.

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Democrats are at a crossroads now that the Mueller report is out.

After Mueller report, should Democrats push for impeachment or focus on 2020 race?

Democrats are at a crossroads now that the Mueller report is out.

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President Trump had already been getting attention from women who have renewed their allegations of harassment against the president.

The #MeToo movement edges closer to the White House

President Trump had already been getting attention from women who have renewed their allegations of harassment against the president.

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