Josh Kurtz

E&E Daily Editor


Josh edits E&E Daily, E&E's principal publication covering Capitol Hill and national politics. He previously worked as an editor at Roll Call, a Capitol Hill newspaper; covered the Maryland State House for a suburban newspaper chain; tracked government and politics for the Santa Fe Reporter in New Mexico; and was in a long-term apprentice program for young journalists at The New York Times. Kurtz, who grew up in New York City, has a bachelor's degree in history from University of Wisconsin and an master's in journalism from Columbia University.

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Hawaii Sen. Hirono has cancer, expects full recovery

Just hours after participating in a telephone press conference with the League of Conservation Voters yesterday, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) revealed in a statement that she has been diagnosed with kidney cancer — but expects to make a full recovery.


Ex-governor's son seeks top job in N.M.

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) took center stage Wednesday night at the annual gala for EMILY's List, the Democratic fundraising powerhouse that aids women candidates who support abortion rights. She was featured along with four other women who plan to run for governor in 2018, including two incumbents, Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon and Gov. Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island.