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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 Posts copy desk. She has also interned at the Hill newspaper, the Houston Chronicles 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, GWs student newspaper.

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Stories by Emily Cahn:

Louisiana Senate Race Has One Fewer Republican

July 14, 2014

State Rep. Paul Hollis, a Republican waging a bid in Louisianas competitive Senate contest, withdrew his candidacy Monday.

Rich Candidates, Poor House Districts

July 13, 2014

Mo money, mo problems? Thats the case for a few deep-pocketed House candidates, whose affluence has become a political issue in the districts they seek this November.

John Barrow Raises $580,000 in Second Quarter

July 10, 2014

Rep. John Barrow, a Georgia Democrat and perpetual GOP target, raised $580,000 in the second quarter, according to figures provided first to CQ Roll Call.

Carl DeMaio Reserves $1.2 Million in Fall TV Time

July 10, 2014

California Republican challenger Carl DeMaio reserved $1.2 million in TV airtime for the fall, according to media buy information obtained by CQ Roll Call.

Club for Growth Gets Second Chance in Alabama Race

July 10, 2014

A six-week mulligan for the Club for Growth ends on July 15, when voters will pick a GOP nominee in Alabamas 6th District runoff.

Dan Benishek Raises $487,000 in Top Michigan House Race

July 10, 2014

Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Mich., raised $487,000 in the second quarter, a sharp increase from his haul during the first three months of the year.

Martha McSally Places Fall TV Reservation for Top Race

July 9, 2014

The fall air wars are amping up in a top House race in Arizona.

Howard Coble Wields Influence in North Carolina Race

July 9, 2014

Outgoing Rep. Howard Coble, R-N.C., has become a fixture in the GOP runoff to determine his successor in the 6th District.

Freshman Democrat Rakes in More Than $580,000

July 9, 2014

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema raised $582,000 in the second quarter a hefty sum as the freshman Democrat awaits her GOP opponent in Arizonas 9th District.

Florida House Candidate Posts Another Big Fundraising Quarter

July 9, 2014

Attorney Gwen Graham, a Democrat, raised $563,000 in the second quarter, adding to her war chest as she gears up for a competitive race in Floridas 2nd District, according to numbers provided first to CQ Roll Call.

Sean Patrick Maloney Turns in Another Strong Fundraising Quarter

July 8, 2014

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., posted another impressive fundraising haul, bringing in $550,000 in the second quarter, according to figures provided first to CQ Roll Call.

NRCC Touts 11 More 'Young Gun' Candidates

July 8, 2014

The National Republican Congressional Committee promoted 11 more candidates to Young Gun status Tuesday morning, elevating their campaigns to the highest level of the program that provides organizational and fundraising support in top House contests.

DeMaio Tops $600,000 in Second Quarter Fundraising

July 7, 2014

Former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio raised $613,000 in the second quarter for one of the GOPs most targeted House races, according to numbers provided first to CQ Roll Call.

Former Illinois Congressman Pulls in $610,000 for Comeback Bid

July 7, 2014

Former Illinois Rep. Robert Dold raised more than $610,000 in the second quarter for his comeback bid in Chicagos northern suburbs.

Freshman Republican Raises $550,000 in Second Quarter

July 7, 2014

Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis raised more than $550,000 in the second quarter, according to numbers provided first to CQ Roll Call.

Vance McAllister Announces He Will Seek Re-Election

June 30, 2014

Rep. Vance McAllister, the Louisiana Republican known as the Kissing Congressman after he was caught kissing a married aide, will seek re-election in November.

3 Ways Hobby Lobby Ruling Could Impact 2014 (Video)

June 30, 2014

The Supreme Courts narrow Monday decision allowing some companies to not offer contraceptive coverage for employees could have an impact on the November midterms.

Rick Santorum Endorses in Georgia Race

June 30, 2014

Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., endorsed businessman Mike Collins in Georgias 10th District GOP runoff Monday, calling him a rock-solid conservative who will be guided by the U.S. Constitution in Congress.

Republican Drops Recount in Targeted California Race

June 26, 2014

Former Capitol Hill aide Lesli Gooch, the Republican who called for a recount in Californias 31st District, has dropped her request and conceded the race Wednesday night.

Oklahoma Primary Results: Lankford Wins Senate Nomination (Updated)

June 24, 2014

Updated 9:54 p.m. | Rep. James Lankford has won the Oklahoma primary, and now the Republican is likely headed to the Senate.

Charlie Rangel Opponent Calls Him 'Liability' for Democrats

June 24, 2014

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, a Democrat challenging longtime Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., in Tuesdays primary, called his opponent a liability for the party, saying the congressmans past ethical issues have crippled his ability to be effectively serve.

Curt Clawson Wins Special Election to Succeed Trey Radel in Florida

June 24, 2014

Republican businessman Curt Clawson won the special election Tuesday to replace former Rep. Trey Radel in Floridas 19th District an outcome long expected in this heavily Republican district on the states Gulf Coast.

Democratic Operative Kyle Gott Dies in Ky. Car Crash

June 23, 2014

Kyle Gott, most recently the campaign manager for state Rep. Alma Adams Democratic primary win in North Carolina, died on June 19 in a car accident in Kentucky. He was 31.

Pick Your Clinton: Democrats Want Duo on Trail

June 23, 2014

Democrats are gearing up to unleash the Clinton Dynasty.

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