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

More from KCRW

California would enter cannabis trade agreements with other states — if Gov. Newsom signs Senate bill 1326. Weed farmers here are growing more than retail stores can sell.

from KCRW Features

Author Zachary Karabell pleads that despite the militaristic noise, China and the U.S. share an economic dependency that would rupture the domestic economy of both nations if severed.

from Scheer Intelligence

Health codes and food regulations used to be so complex that many vendors on California sidewalks and at beaches couldn’t get permits. It all changes thanks to Gov.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a law that decriminalizes jaywalking, after activists argued that people of color are more likely to be ticketed. It goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2023.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the race to become LA’s next mayor, Congresswoman Karen Bass and businessman Rick Caruso are trading barbs over their history with scandal-plagued USC.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics of Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan say it’s unfair to people who already paid off their debts, and that it could add to already surging inflation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ballona Creek carries water – and garbage – from Griffith Park to the ocean. LA County is using new tech to try to keep it clean.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ response to Hurricane Ian, the feminist protests sweeping Iran, and the potential consequences of the upcoming Supreme Court docket.

from Left, Right & Center

More Venezuelans are fleeing their home country to the U.S., and they’ve become pawns in a political fight between Republican governors and Democratic mayors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand