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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 Postís copy desk. She has also interned at the Hill newspaper, the Houston Chronicleís 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, GWís student newspaper.
With her campaign account nearly dry, and staring down at least two years in the minority, Democratic operatives in California say there is a strong possibility Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, 74, will retire in 2016.
Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y., pled guilty Tuesday to one count of federal tax evasion but refused to resign his seat, creating chaos in this Staten Island-based district even before the 114th Congress is sworn in.
As Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y., reportedly prepares to enter a guilty plea Tuesday to at least one of the 20 felony charges against him, his former foe confirmed he is being recruited to run for the Staten Island seat.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill., is adamant he will seek re-election in the Land of Lincoln, giving forceful declarations of his intentions to national and local press.
Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y., is expected to plead guilty in court to at least one of the 20 felony counts lodged against him, local news outlets reported Monday.
Sen. Patrick J. Toomey, R-Pa., the former president of the conservative Club for Growth, is seeking re-election in a state that hasnít picked a GOP nominee for president since 1988.
Steve Gordon, who helped raise money for high-profile Republicans for nearly four decades, announced Thursday he will turn his focus on issue advocacy.
Updated 1:14 p.m. | Republican Martha McSally has officially defeated Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., after a protracted recount in the Tucson-based 2nd District reaffirmed her lead.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday he is exploring a bid for president in 2016 with help from a new leadership PAC.
Defeating Georgia Rep. John Barrow, the last white House Democrat in the Deep South, may have been one of the House GOPís biggest feats in last monthís near sweep of the 2014 elections.
Sweeping House losses have not only pushed Democrats into a historic minority, theyíve depleted the bench of potential Senate recruits for the 2016 elections.
One of three politicians who Democrats say is considering a challenge to Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill., remained mum about his plans in an interview with CQ Roll Call last week ó but he did not rule out the possibility.
Rose Clayton Cochran, wife of Mississippi GOP Sen. Thad Cochran, died Friday morning after a long battle with dementia, Cochranís office announced. She was 73.
Club for Growth President Chris Chocola, a former Indiana congressman, announced his retirement Thursday from the conservative outside group that often serves as a thorn in the side of Republican leadership.
SeDestini Fields, a staffer for the Louisiana Democratic Party, died at 11 a.m. on Dec. 6 after a motorist struck her while she was canvassing for the Pelican Stateís runoff elections, officials announced in a statement.
Updated 3:23 a.m. | Republicans capped their Senate sweep Saturday night, when Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., defeated Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., in a Senate runoff.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee ended the midterm election cycle $12 million in debt, $3.2 million more than its Republican counterpart.
The National Republican Congressional Committee will report ending the 2014 election cycle with an $8.8 million debt, according to figures released by the committee.
Itís been more than four years since former Rep. Joe Sestak narrowly lost his bid for Senate ó and the Pennsylvania Democrat hasnít stopped running since. After his 2010 loss to Republican Patrick J. Toomey, Sestak continued to traverse the state to raise cash before officially filing for a rematch against the senator in September.
Updated 8:22 p.m. | Former Maine state Sen. Emily Cain is on Capitol Hill this week being recruited by House leadership to run again in 2016.
The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee has promoted Rob Simms to serve as executive director in 2016.
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, will not run for president in 2016, and instead plans to seek re-election to his Buckeye State Senate seat.
Updated 3:15 p.m. | The Democratic National Committee announced Monday that Philadelphia, New York and Columbus are the three finalists to host its 2016 national convention.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced on Friday its top staffing decisions for the 2016 cycle.
Newly minted Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Ben Ray LujŠn said Kelly Ward will stay on as executive director of the committee for the second straight cycle.