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Emily Cahn is a politics reporter covering House and Senate races for Roll Call.
A native of the Garden State, Cahn joined Roll Call in April 2012 as an editorial assistant before being promoted to the politics beat.
Cahn began her journalism career at the Washington Post, where she served as an editorial aide on the Post’s copy desk. She has also interned at the Hill newspaper, the Houston Chronicle’s D.C. bureau and CBS News. She is a graduate of the George Washington University, where she served as senior news editor at the GW Hatchet, GW’s student newspaper.
Two favorite sons of Florida running for president in the crowded GOP primary field are stunting fundraising for the 2016 Senate race in the Sunshine State, sucking up the time and attention span of Florida’s top donors, according to multiple Florida Republican operatives.
Rep. Paul D. Ryan and his budget have been a major theme in congressional elections over the past few cycles.
Senate Majority PAC, a Democratic super PAC that supports Democratic Senate candidates, will prohibit federally registered lobbyists from working for the organization, according to a memo obtained by CQ Roll Call.
Jesse Benton, a longtime ally of Sen. Rand Paul, was acquitted Thursday on charges tied to a campaign fraud case surrounding former Rep. Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign, according to the Des Moines Register.
Supporters of a Rep. Paul D. Ryan speakership are calling two members of the House Freedom Caucus hypocrites for their criticism of his ability to fundraise for the party.
At first glance, almost the entirety of California’s picturesque coastline is represented by Democrats.
As 2016 quickly approaches, Republicans are struggling to find top recruits in a trio of competitive House districts in California — a state where the party has suffered defeat at the congressional level for decades.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee out-raised its Republican counterpart by $1 million in September fundraising, according to numbers released by both committees.
Former Gov. Charlie Crist announced Tuesday he’s running for Florida’s open 13th District — giving Democrats a top-tier recruit in a prime pickup opportunity next fall.
EMILY’s List, a group that supports Democratic women who back abortion rights, put four more Republican senators “On Notice” Tuesday — a signal the group could spend money to try to topple those incumbents in 2016.
If recent polling is any indication, New Hampshire Democratic primary voters view Sen. Bernard Sanders as the most likable candidate in the Democratic field by a wide margin — a fact helping to boost Sanders to front-runner status in the crucial Granite State primary.
After years of litigation, a Florida circuit court judge recommended Friday that the state Supreme Court adopt a new congressional map proposed by the League of Women Voters and Common Cause of Florida — one of the final steps in a prolonged legal battle that will likely net Democrats a few more House seats in 2016.
Updated 6:30 p.m. | In the immediate aftermath of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s sudden and shocking decision to bow out of the race for House speaker, the California Republican said he intends to stay in Congress and keep his current job as majority leader.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s shocking decision to drop his bid for speaker Thursday could cause problems for House Republican fundraising, multiple Republican strategists told CQ Roll Call.
With New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan’s entrance into the Granite State Senate contest, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has secured nearly every top-tier recruit it sought for 2016 — when Democrats will attempt to net the five seats necessary to regain control of the Senate.
Senate Democrats got the candidate they wanted in New Hampshire.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will promote Sadie Weiner to communications director next week, putting her in charge of the committee’s communication strategy for the 2016 cycle, according to a release provided first to CQ Roll Call.
In the wake of Speaker John A. Boehner’s resignation, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it sees an opportunity to push a narrative into 2016 that the House Republican Conference has moved too far to the right for the country.
Rep. Ron DeSantis, the Florida Republican who is one of nine founding members of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, said at a campaign event Sunday he’d be open to supporting an outsider for speaker when the House meets to vote for a new leader Oct. 8.
It’s been a wild couple of days for Rep. Trey Gowdy.
Mired in a 30-seat minority, it’s hard to find any Democrats who will say publicly or privately that their party has a shot at winning the House majority.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is one of the strongest campaign fundraisers in his conference, but he still can't hold a candle to outgoing Speaker John A. Boehner, say Republicans mulling McCarthy as Boehner's successor.
Speaker John A. Boehner’s resignation announcement Friday kicked off not only a frenetic scramble in House leadership, but also a special election for his safe Republican seat in Ohio, which could invite more than a half-dozen contenders.
Once House Speaker John A. Boehner resigns, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is required to set a special election to fill the vacancy. GOP operatives in Ohio predict the special election primary will be held concurrent with the already scheduled primary in March.
Freshman Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., holds a strong lead against a generic Democratic opponent, according to polling by the National Republican Congressional Committee.