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Emily Cahn is a politics reporter covering House 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.
Rep. Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., the only woman to chair a House committee in the 114th Congress, will not seek a 9th term in her Detroit-area district, she announced Thursday.
“This is the community that I love, that I call home, and at the conclusion of my current term in office, I will be coming home. I will not seek re-election,” Miller announced in a video posted to Facebook.
First elected to Congress in 2002, Miller is one of just 22 women in the House GOP Caucus.
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel, the tea party firebrand who nearly ousted a Republican senator in a primary last year, has attempted to shape the state’s upcoming 1st District special election.
Updated 6:03 p.m. | Rep. Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., the sole female House committee chairman, will not seek a ninth term, she announced Thursday.
Former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak formally launched his long-expected challenge to Republican Sen. Patrick J. Toomey Wednesday, setting up a possible rematch in one of Democrats’ best pick-up opportunities.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will launch robocalls against more than two dozen House Republicans Tuesday over the Department of Homeland Security funding flap, according to a script of the call provided first to CQ Roll Call.
Former Illinois Rep. Brad Schneider is inching closer to a rematch with Republican Rep. Robert Dold, according to a Democratic source with knowledge of his plans.
Former state Sen. Emily Cain is back for a second round against Maine Rep. Bruce Poliquin, the Republican who defeated her for an open seat last year.
The Supreme Court appeared divided Monday on an Arizona redistricting case that could have implications for congressional elections beyond the Southwestern state’s borders.
Amanda Renteria, the former Capitol Hill aide who unsuccessfully ran for Congress in 2014, is poised to be named the national political director of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s likely presidential campaign, according to two sources with knowledge of the move.
As conservative operatives and activists gather this week for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, a handful of notable GOP senators are absent from the speaking lineup.
A few House Democrats have found more favorable odds in California’s Senate race after former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa eschewed a bid for the open seat.
Updated 4:45 p.m. | A special election in Mississippi’s 1st District will take place on May 12, according to The Associated Press. The winner will succeed the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee, a Republican who died on Feb. 6 after a battle with brain cancer.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will not run for California’s open Senate seat, he announced in a Tuesday Facebook post.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee brought in $2 million more than its GOP counterpart in January, according to reports filed Friday with the Federal Election Commission.
Updated 10:30 a.m. | Voters in New York’s 11th District will head to the polls on May 5 to elect a successor for former Rep. Michael G. Grimm, the Republican who resigned after pleading guilty to tax fraud last year.
Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., has no plans to retire in 2016, when Republicans are likely plotting another primary to oust the GOP gadfly.
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, a Democrat, announced Thursday he will challenge GOP Sen. Roy Blunt in 2016.
Updated 10:16 a.m. | Rep. Janice Hahn, D-Calif., will officially run for an open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, she announced Wednesday, leaving vacant her Los Angeles-based House district for the second time since 2010.
California state Sen. Isadore Hall announced Wednesday he will run for the freshly open 44th District, and the Democrat is kicking off his campaign with a major congressional endorsement.
The National Republican Congressional Committee announced 12 members will kick-start its Patriot Program for the House GOP’s most vulnerable incumbents, according to a news release provided first to CQ Roll Call.
The Republican State Leadership Committee will announce Ellie Wallace as the group’s new communications director, according to information provided first to CQ Roll Call.
Tyler Harber, a GOP campaign operative, pleaded guilty Thursday to illegal coordination of federal campaign contributions in the Justice Department’s first criminal prosecution of that kind.
The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday its 2016 convention will be held in Philadelphia.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will announce Thursday the first 14 members who will join its Frontline program for the party’s most vulnerable incumbents, according to an early copy of a news release obtained by CQ Roll Call.
Flashbacks to last year’s brutal Senate primary in Mississippi have The Magnolia State operatives fretting a special election to replace the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee.