Josh Kraushaar is the Political Editor for National Journal, and pens the weekly “Against the Grain” column. Kraushaar has held several positions since joining Atlantic Media in 2010, including as Managing Editor for politics at National Journal, and as Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief of The Hotline. In addition to his management of The Hotline, Kraushaar plays a critical role in shaping National Journal’s overall political coverage.
Prior to working at National Journal, he was a political correspondent for Politico, where he reported on congressional campaigns and managed the “Scorecard” blog devoted to up-to-the-minute coverage of elections. Kraushaar has also served as the editor of House Race Hotline, for which he covered the 2006 election cycle.
Kraushaar has appeared as a Political Analyst on television and radio, including FOX News, MSNBC, CNN, National Public Radio and C-SPAN.