Josh Kraushaar

Political Editor for National Journal

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Josh Kraushaar is a political editor of National Journal, and writes the weekly "Against the Grain" column. He is a former political correspondent for Politico.com.

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If Jon Ossoff had won yesterday in the Atlanta suburbs, his campaign would have provided a blueprint for other Democrats to challenge the GOP, but he lost — after the most expensive…

Democrats and the lessons of a losing campaign

If Jon Ossoff had won yesterday in the Atlanta suburbs, his campaign would have provided a blueprint for other Democrats to challenge the GOP, but he lost — after the most expensive…

from To the Point

While the focus on Trump and the Russia investigation may be good for Democrats, some liberal Democrats are saying it’s time to drop that focus and get back to the issues.

Following Comey testimony, where do Democrats go from here?

While the focus on Trump and the Russia investigation may be good for Democrats, some liberal Democrats are saying it’s time to drop that focus and get back to the issues.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last night’s final presidential debate was almost traditional at the beginning—with disagreements on substantive issues crisply delivered by both candidates.

Trump attacks the integrity of the election in final debate

Last night’s final presidential debate was almost traditional at the beginning—with disagreements on substantive issues crisply delivered by both candidates.

from To the Point

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Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

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Governor Gavin Newsom has a big decision to make: picking a replacement for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate.

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Nithya Raman is the new City Council member representing LA’s District 4, which covers Griffith Park, Silver Lake, the Hollywood Hills and part of Koreatown.

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California on Monday recorded its highest number of new cases since the pandemic began — more than 13,000 .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President-elect Joe Biden said on the campaign trail that he hopes to have a close relationship with his vice president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have forced LA County officials to scale back reopening plans for local businesses.

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California is home to the first woman vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, and first female House speaker, Nancy Pelosi. So why does it lag on women holding power in the statehouse?

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