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Emily Cahn


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.

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Primary Preview: 7 Things to Watch on Tuesday

June 3, 2014

Tuesday is the busiest primary night of 2014, with voters heading to the polls in Alabama, California, Mississippi, Iowa, New Jersey, Montana, New Mexico and South Dakota.

Candidate Interview: Emily Cain (D) ME-02

June 3, 2014

The state Senator who is running for the open House seat in Maine's 2nd District, visited Roll Call on Wednesday, April 30.

Tillis Hires Spokesman for Top Senate Race

June 2, 2014

State Speaker Thom Tillis, the Republican Senate nominee in North Carolina, has named Daniel Keylin as his communications director.

Cheat Sheet: House and Senate Primaries in June

June 1, 2014

After a relatively unsurprising series of primaries this month, June brings another collection of intraparty contests. More than half of the states will have selected their nominees by the end of the month.

Eric Cantor Brings in Bucks for Primary Challenge

May 30, 2014

Recent fundraising reports filed Thursday for June 10 primaries give a glimpse of where those races stand, 10 days in advance.

Alabama Candidate Makes Fun of His Cooking in New Ad

May 29, 2014

Five days before the primary, surgeon Chad Mathis has released a positive spot in an open Alabama House race that features his kids playfully making fun of his cooking.

DCCC Reserves $43.5 Million in TV Airtime for Midterms

May 29, 2014

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has reserved $43.5 million in television airtime in dozens of targeted House districts this fall — a signal the party is attempting to play defense and offense in a challenging midterm cycle.

How the California Governor's Race May Be a Boon for House Democrats

May 23, 2014

A controversial Republican gubernatorial candidate in California could cause the GOP headaches in down-ballot House races in a state crucial to the party’s hopes of increasing its House majority.

Challenger Spends $2.6 Million to Unseat Fellow Democrat

May 22, 2014

California congressional contender Ro Khanna has already spent more than $2.6 million in his challenge to Democratic Rep. Michael M. Honda, according to a pre-primary report filed with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.

Club for Growth Endorses in Two Georgia Runoffs

May 22, 2014

The Club for Growth endorsed two House candidates facing primary runoffs in Georgia Thursday, two days after the Peach State primaries.

Internal Poll: GOP Challenger Up In Targeted Illinois Race

May 22, 2014

GOP state Rep. Mike Bost had a 6-point lead on freshman Democratic Rep. Bill Enyart in a targeted Illinois House race, according to an internal poll conducted for Bost’s campaign and provided first to CQ Roll Call.

Georgia Primary Results: Rick Allen Wins Primary to Face Barrow (Updated)

May 20, 2014

Updated 12:19 a.m. | Construction company owner Rick Allen avoided a GOP primary runoff in Georgia’s 12th District and now moves on to face Democratic Rep. John Barrow in November.

Arkansas Primary Results: French Hill, Bruce Westerman Win GOP Primaries

May 20, 2014

Two Republican primaries in Arkansas on Tuesday finalized the makeup of potentially competitive House races this fall.

Pennsylvania Primary Results: Margolies Fails in Comeback Bid (Updated)

May 20, 2014

Updated 12:01 a.m. | State Rep. Brendan Boyle easily defeated three other Democrats Tuesday night, including former Rep. Marjorie Margolies, to win an open-seat primary in Pennsylvania’s 13th District.

Fight Night Preview: Primaries From Georgia to Idaho

May 20, 2014

It’s primary night in six states, with plenty of races to watch in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

Club for Growth Launches Ad in Open Alabama House Race

May 20, 2014

The Club for Growth is up with an ad attacking an Alabama Republican primary hopeful for his donations to “liberal Democrats in Congress.”

Alaskan Senate Underdog Hires Former Bush Aide

May 19, 2014

Tom Intorcio has joined Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell’s Senate campaign as communications director.

Challenger Hits Mike Honda in New TV Ad

May 19, 2014

Attorney Ro Khanna began airing a contrast ad Monday, just a few weeks out from California’s top-two primary.

Minnesota Republican Challenger Airs First TV Ad

May 19, 2014

Minnesota Republican Stewart Mills went up on air Monday with a bio spot touting his commitment to replace President Barack Obama’s health care law.

Congressman Backs Ex-Hill Staffer for California Seat

May 16, 2014

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce has endorsed former Capitol Hill aide Lesli Gooch, becoming the latest Southern California congressman to back the Republican seeking her former boss’ open House seat.

Democrats Dropping Like Flies in Race to Replace Moran

May 15, 2014

Seeing no path to victory, three of the 10 Democratic candidates looking to succeed retiring Rep. James P. Moran in Virginia dropped out in rapid succession in the past week — slightly dwindling a still-crowded field in next month’s primary.

Georgia Democrat Awaits Crowded Republican Primary

May 15, 2014

GLENNVILLE, Ga. — At a law enforcement appreciation cookout last month, just within Georgia’s 12th District line, Democratic Rep. John Barrow back-slapped with the best of them as he made his way through a Republican-heavy crowd.

Howard Coble Endorses Successor in North Carolina

May 15, 2014

Retiring North Carolina Rep. Howard Coble has endorsed Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. as his successor, touting the candidate’s experience and conservative credentials.

For Democrats, It's Déjà Vu in California's 31st District

May 14, 2014

Democrats may have reason for concern about a replay from 2012, when the party fumbled a sure pickup opportunity in Southern California thanks to the state’s new top-two primary.

Pennsylvania Primary: Clinton Does TV Ad for Margolies

May 14, 2014

Former Rep. Marjorie Margolies’ latest ad in her comeback bid in Pennsylvania features former President Bill Clinton touting her accomplishments on camera, a potentially game-changing spot less than one week from the Keystone State’s primary.

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