George Cahlink



Congressional reporter George Cahlink has nearly two decades of experience covering Capitol Hill and federal agencies. Most recently, he spent 10 years at CQ Roll Call in several editing and writing positions. He also covered the Defense Department as a staff writer for Government Executive magazine, a job that included stints as an embedded reporter in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan and Kosovo. He got his start in journalism at the Eagle Times and Argus Champion newspapers in New Hampshire. He has won national and regional reporting awards for his work and is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University.

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New OMB chief faces multiple tests pushing Trump agenda

Mick Mulvaney, the new White House budget chief, spent 62 days and endured two tough hearings before being confirmed by a divided Senate yesterday. But as he moves into his new digs in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the coming days, his massive to-do list might make his contentious confirmation seem easy.


Cabinet logjam slows Hill energy plans

The Senate's slow pace of confirming President Trump's Cabinet — which remains mired in partisan fighting over the administration's agenda, various controversies associated with individual nominees, as well as allegations of contact between the president's campaign and Russian intelligence officials prior to his inauguration — is slowing committee plans to move legislation, top GOP lawmakers said yesterday.