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Emma Roller

Emma Roller

Emma Roller is a staff correspondent for National Journal. Before joining, Emma previously worked at Slate, where she wrote for and edited the Weigel and Moneybox blogs. Her work has also appeared in The New Republic, National Public Radio, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Emma graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served as editor in chief of the Daily Cardinal, one of UW's two independent daily student newspapers. Ask her about cheese curds.
Emma Roller is a staff correspondent for National Journal. Before joining, Emma previously worked at Slate, where she wrote for and edited the Weigel and Moneybox blogs. Her work has also appeared in The New Republic, National Public Radio, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Emma graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served as editor in chief of the Daily Cardinal, one of UW's two independent daily student newspapers. Ask her about cheese curds.
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Helping Carly Fiorina, CNN Changed its Debate Rules

Following a strong showing in the first round of debates, Fiorina appears likely to take the main stage in the second one.

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Rand Paul Calls Donald Trump an 'Empty Suit'

The Paul campaign also called the real estate mogul a "bully" after his debate performance.

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Clinton Proposes Economic Agenda, but Wall Street Questions Still Remain

She attacked her Republican opponents by name, but still can’t dodge the specter of her past.

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Obama on Reopening U.S. Embassy in Havana: 'This Is What Change Looks Like'

But the White House's efforts to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba face opposition from Republicans in Congress.

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Justice Has Opened a Hate-Crime Investigation Into South Carolina Shooting

Attorney General Loretta Lynch called the act “barbaric” in a press conference on Thursday.

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Lindsey Graham: Caitlyn Jenner Is 'Welcome in My Party’

The senator from South Carolina distinguished himself from his fellow GOP presidential contenders in a CNN interview Sunday.

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Lindsey Graham Announces His 2016 Presidential Run

The candidacy has two main effects: making South Carolina more difficult for a front-runner to win and making Sen. Rand Paul look like an isolationist.

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Hillary Clinton Is ‘Glad’ About Benghazi Email Release

But the newly public emails were far from Clinton’s top priority Friday.

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The Gyrocopter Pilot Is Being Indicted

Doug Hughes could face more than nine years in prison for the stunt.

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Ben Carson Is Running for President

The popular neurosurgeon brings star power to the GOP field that other candidates will have to answer to.

Oversight

Jim Webb Commemorates the Vietnam War, Subtly Jabs at Hillary Clinton

Clinton's would-be opponents are testing out a similar tactic for knocking her foreign policy record.

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Hillary Clinton Is 'Happy' to Answer More Questions From the Benghazi Committee

Clinton's lawyers and Rep. Trey Gowdy's committee are engaged in a polite battle of letters.

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Paul Attacks Loretta Lynch on Civil Asset Forfeiture

At a hearing Wednesday, the senator tested a new argument in his case against Lynch’s confirmation.

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Why a Political Chameleon Thinks He Can Beat Hillary Clinton in 2016

Rhode Island's Lincoln Chafee’s pitch is that all politics are local.

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Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee Is Running for President

The Republican-senator-turned-Democratic-governor is helping to fill out the Democratic bench.

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Hillary Clinton, Taking Questions About Her Email, Says She 'Opted for Convenience'

Now that everyone else has, the former secretary of State weighed in Tuesday on the news surrounding her email use at the State Department.

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Barbara Mikulski Marks the End of an Era

The senator from Maryland announced her retirement Monday.

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Private Groups Spent $5.1 Million on Free Trips for Congress in 2014

The total cost is down from 2013, but the number of trips has gone up.