Josh Kurtz



Before covering politics for E&E News, Josh edited E&E Daily, E&E's principal publication covering Capitol Hill and national politics. He previously worked as an editor at Roll Call, a Capitol Hill newspaper; covered the Maryland State House for a suburban newspaper chain; tracked government and politics for the Santa Fe Reporter in New Mexico; and was in a long-term apprentice program for young journalists at The New York Times. Kurtz, who grew up in New York City, has a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Wisconsin and a master's in journalism from Columbia University.

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Ex-con's campaign has 1 donor (other than him)

Don Blankenship's investment in his campaign for Senate — which continues to confound Republican leaders and has Democratic operatives salivating at the possibility of him becoming the GOP nominee in West Virginia — has topped $2 million, according to newly filed financial reports.