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.
National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden called a 245-seat House majority an “aspirational” but “achievable” goal for the midterms — a more reserved prediction for his party than in previous comments.
It’s a story even Hollywood couldn’t concoct.
Residents of states with competitive House and Senate races may not believe it, but congressional candidate spending has decreased in 2014, according to a review by the Federal Election Commission released Tuesday.
The National Republican Congressional Committee on Tuesday reserved $1 million in television airtime to defend Michigan Rep. Dan Benishek, according to a source tracking buys in the district.
Main Street Advocacy, a group that seeks to promote moderate Republican ideas, will launch a nationwide initiative later this month to bring more women into the political process.
Democrats are sending warning signals on a previously sleepy southern California House race — a tangible sign of an increasingly tough midterm for the party.
A new Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee poll shows a dead heat in a competitive New Jersey House race.
Sen. Rand Paul will announce whether he’ll run for president by next spring, the Kentucky Republican said Monday.
A new poll found former state Sen. Staci Appel, a Democrat, with a 6-point lead over GOP nominee David Young in a top-target House contest in Iowa.
By the time Massachusetts Rep. John F. Tierney knew he had a real primary race on his hands, it was too late.
Earlier this year, House Republicans had 12 potential problems that stood in the way of extending their majority.
Updated 9:52 p.m. | Rep. John F. Tierney, D-Mass., became the cycle’s first Democratic incumbent to lose a primary Tuesday when he fell to a well-funded challenger in the 6th District.
The final primary night of the midterms takes place Tuesday, with consequential contests across New England and Delaware.
The National Republican Congressional Committee announced Monday nine more candidates had achieved “Young Gun” status, the top tier of their candidate recruitment and training program.
Rep. John F. Tierney faces the toughest primary of his 18-year congressional career Tuesday, when he will attempt to stave off a well-funded, top-flight Democratic opponent.
Updated 6:03 p.m. | A top state election official announced Thursday that Chad Taylor, the Democratic nominee in the Kansas Senate race who dropped out of the race Wednesday, must appear on the November ballot.
Banker French Hill, the GOP nominee in the open-seat race for retiring Rep. Tim Griffin’s seat, said President Bill Clinton’s impact will be minimal in Arkansas in the midterms.
The businessman who is running for the open seat in Arkansas' 2nd District visited Roll Call on June 24.
Georgia Rep. John Barrow will be get the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at an event in his district Friday, a chamber official told CQ Roll Call and Barrow’s campaign confirmed.
Freshman Rep. Scott Peters has earned the backing of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, making the Californian one of the few House Democrats to earn the conservative-leaning group’s endorsement this cycle and marking a huge development in what’s expected to be one of the most competitive and costly House contests of the midterms.
DU QUOIN, Ill. — With more than 19 years under his belt as an Illinois legislator, state Rep. Mike Bost has seen it all on the campaign trail.
Welcome to the general election: Labor Day has passed, nearly every primary has finished, and Roll Call has revised its monthly list of the 10 most vulnerable House members.
Embattled Rep. Michael G. Grimm, the New York Republican facing a litany of federal indictments on tax evasion charges, will not face a jury until after the November midterms a federal judge said Tuesday — welcome news for one of this cycle’s most endangered incumbents.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has stepped in to one of the most competitive and aggressive Democratic races of the cycle.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Freshman Rep. Rodney Davis entered the midterms as one of the most vulnerable Republicans on the map.