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Emily Schultheis

Emily Schultheis Emily Schultheis is a political reporter for National Journal. Before coming to National Journal, she spent three years covering campaigns and politics at Politico. In 2013, she was one of ten American journalists selected for the Arthur F. Burns reporting fellowship in Germany; she spent two months living in Berlin and covering the German elections for Spiegel International and Politico. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Emily graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011.
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GOP Tries To Turn Obama's Foreign Policy Into a November Opportunity

September 11, 2014 Foreign policy and the Middle East as a major issue in the midterms? A few months ago, it would have been almost laughable—but with overseas news dominating the headlines and on voters' minds, Republicans see the issue as the final piece in the puzzle for using fears about President Obama's ...

2016 Republican Field Offers Obama Advice on Iraq

August 11, 2014 AMES, Iowa—A crop of Republican 2016 hopefuls offered varying advice for how to handle the situation in Iraq, but all called on President Obama to offer a more coherent and comprehensive explanation of his plans going forward. While most of the would-be presidential candidates said they support Obama's decision to ...

First Iraq Vet to Serve in the Senate Drops Out of Race

August 7, 2014 Democratic Sen. John Walsh suspended his campaign for a full Senate term on Thursday, bowing to pressure to back out of the race after a plagiarism scandal threatened to eliminate his already slim chance of victory in Montana. In a statement to Lee Newspapers, Walsh said he wanted to focus ...

GOP's 2016 Contenders Flock to the Iowa State Fair

August 7, 2014 DES MOINES—In Iowa, it's beginning to feel a lot like 2016. The first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses may still be almost a year and a half away and 2016 GOP hopefuls won't even begin to declare their intentions until next year, but the influx of would-be candidates this week means the jockeying ...