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: Dec 23, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

Can you imagine a whole country being severed from the internet?

Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

Exploring the contrast between Objectivist economics and the actual economy.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

What does it appear Mitch McConnell is focused on? Further deregulating campaign money, of course.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

The GOP is not getting a mandate tonight.

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

We’ll probably see some big disparities in turnout rates.

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

If nothing else, it appears Pope Francis has succeeded in changing the tone of how the church speaks of people who do not accept its teachings on sexuality.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

Yet another reason police militarization is so hard to reverse.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

There’s one prominent voice defending the former running back.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: The Washington Monthly

Pew Research Center came out with an interesting finding: self-identified libertarians aren’t very “libertarian,” at all.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: Washington Monthly

Distancing himself from his dad's position, the Kentucky senator is now denying he ever opposed foreign aid to Israel.

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.

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