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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Republican leaders huddled with President Trump yesterday to plot an ending for fiscal 2019 appropriations, with a fight over border security continuing to hold up funds for EPA and the Interior Department and extensions of key energy tax breaks.