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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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State Just Released Hillary Clinton's Benghazi-Related Emails

May 22, 2015 The State Department today released Hillary Clinton's Libya-related emails from her time as secretary of State, documents spanning 2011 and 2012 already provided months ago to a GOP-led House panel probing the 2012 Benghazi attacks that left four Americans dead. The roughly 300 messages are just a portion of roughly ...

Clinton's Email Scandal Doesn't Register With Young Voters

April 3, 2015 Republicans pounced on revelations that Hillary Clinton had used a personal email account as secretary of State not just to attack her aspirations to win the White House, but to evoke the worst aspects of the first time she resided there. Hoping to dredge up memories of the endless Whitewater-turned-Monica ...

Clinton Mum on Email Controversy, Hits Republicans Instead

March 4, 2015 Tuesday night was Hillary Clinton's party, and no amount of bad publicity was going to get in the way. Outside of the EMILY's List 30th anniversary celebration Tuesday, Washington was ablaze over the disclosure that Clinton had conducted her work via a personal email address while serving as secretary of ...

Democrats Hoping for Clinton Magic In Arkansas

October 7, 2014 JONESBORO, Ark.—With four weeks to go until Election Day, Arkansas Democrats have brought in their closer: former President Bill Clinton. The 42nd president of the United States returned home Monday to deliver a pair of rousing speeches on behalf of endangered Sen. Mark Pryor and his fellow Arkansas Democratic candidates, ...

In New Hampshire, National Security Is a Top Concern

September 24, 2014 CONCORD, N.H. — After weeks of headlines about international turmoil in the Middle East and elsewhere, foreign policy has undeniably become a part of the midterms—and nowhere is that more salient than in New Hampshire. Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown was set to deliver a major foreign policy speech Wednesday ...

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 ...