Stories by Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist, a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute, and a Special Correspondent for The New Republic. subscribe to Ed Kilgore's feed

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: Washington Monthly

Rallying around the Hobby Lobby decision can make Republicans say stupid things.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

An odd interpretation of the document.

Posted on: May 14, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

It took the Kentucky Senator only three days to get in line with the GOP establishment.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

Could the Kentucky Senator's attacks on his fellow Republicans bury his presidential aspirations?

Posted on: Mar 25, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

As he comes closer to a decision about a presidential run, the Kentucky Senator is stealthily distancing himself from his father’s non-interventionist positions.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

While BridgeGate might not have damaged the popularity of the New Jersey Governor, his post-Superstorm popularity is fading.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

Why the sudden interest in poverty? It's about rebranding more than anything else.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

Conservatives should spare us the false pity for the long-term unemployed they wish to cast adrift from public support.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

Unsurprisingly, David Barton is also considering a run for Senate in Texas.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

There are signs of GOP erosion where they can't afford it.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

Even Mitch McConnell has publicly criticized the leaders of the “defund Obamacare” crusade for filibustering a bill that does just that.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

The acrid smell of destructive deals will be in the air this week.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

Why the GOP might be tempted to approve military action against Syria.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

The half-gleeful, half-paranoid anticipation of race riots by Zimmerman’s conservative fans.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2013, Source: Washington Monthly Political Animal

Why are both parties accusing this whistleblower of being treasonous?

Posted on: Jun 3, 2013, Source: Washington Monthly

Lautenberg entered a Senate that was very different from the one he departed at death

Posted on: Apr 16, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

Paul won't stop condescending to black students and wallowing in self-pity.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

Do people realize how extreme the anti-choice agenda is?

Posted on: Mar 12, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

The focus is on redistribution of resources with no real net impact of debts-and-deficits.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2013, Source: Washington Monthly Political Animal

New jobs report exceeded expectations.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

Although many of the big programs that serve poor Americans have been spared, the sequester will still have tragic consequences for poor families.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2013, Source: The Washington Monthly

The Louisiana Governor is setting himself up as the absolutist right's rising star.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2012, Source: The Washington Monthly

What is most likely to damage the economy?

Posted on: Dec 25, 2012, Source: The Washington Monthly

The nation might be in a better position to act if medical and public health researchers had continued to study injury prevention,

Posted on: Nov 2, 2012, Source: The Washington Monthly

The October jobs report has beat expectations.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2012, Source: The Washington Monthly

China’s a semi-communist authoritarian gerontocracy with a horrendous human rights record, but man, look at those low wages and lack of regulation!

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