Political Animal


December 13, 2013 11:57 AM Ready For An Election Year—and the Fallout

By Ed Kilgore

The legacy of the first session of the 113d Congress is sufficiently bad to make this Political Animal eager to cover campaigns rather than feckless policymaking. But the thing about PA is that even in our horse-raciest mode (which I perfected in my days of writing for Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight), we don’t forget policy or ideology or the real-life aspects and consequences of elections. So this is a good, morally safe place to follow pure politics, if that’s possible. You can help preserve this election year fallout shelter with a tax-deductible donation today.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


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