Josh Kraushaar

Josh Kraushaar is the political editor for National Journal.

Obama Keeps Passing the Buck

From ISIS to the VA to the Affordable Care Act, the president always seems to find a scapegoat for his administration's failings.

What Is Al Franken So Afraid Of?

The comedian-turned-senator is running an unusually low-key reelection campaign, trying to avoid scrutiny. Will Republicans get the last laugh?

The End of the Cheney Era

Liz Cheney is dropping her primary challenge to Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi. Her departure shows how far the Republican Party has moved on foreign policy.

Obama's Crisis of Competence

The White House seems more comfortable stage-managing the news than dealing with the uncomfortable crises that inevitably crop up.