National Journal’s 2016 Almanac Of American Politics To Be Led By Richard E. Cohen

Published in Partnership with Columbia Books & Information Services Late Summer 2015

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June 9, 2015, 3:45 a.m.

The 2016 edi­tion of The Al­man­ac of Amer­ic­an Polit­ics, the polit­ic­al in­sider’s guide to every­mem­ber of Con­gress and state gov­ernor, will be au­thored by Richard E. Co­hen, Na­tion­al Journ­al Group CEO Tim Hart­man an­nounced today. Co­hen, a long-time Al­man­ac au­thor and journ­al­ist, will over­see pro­duc­tion of the 23rd edi­tion, which will be pub­lished this sum­mer by Na­tion­al Journ­al in part­ner­ship with Columbia Books & In­form­a­tion Ser­vices.

The Al­man­ac of Amer­ic­an Polit­ics is the es­sen­tial re­source for any­one look­ing to un­der­stand the trends driv­ing our shift­ing polit­ic­al land­scape,” said Mr. Hart­man. “At Na­tion­al Journ­al, we are proud to con­tin­ue the tra­di­tion of provid­ing our read­ers and mem­bers with the tools that en­able them to nav­ig­ate this com­plex and dy­nam­ic land­scape.”

Like its pre­de­cessors, the 23rd edi­tion of The Al­man­ac will in­clude bio­graph­ic­al and polit­ic­al sum­mar­ies, cam­paign ex­pendit­ures, vot­ing re­cords and in­terest-group rat­ings for every mem­ber of the 114th Con­gress, and com­par­able in­form­a­tion for each gov­ernor. Co­hen and his team will provide in-depth over­views of each state and house dis­trict, along with demo­graph­ic data, ana­lys­is of vot­ing trends, and polit­ic­al his­tor­ies,with new cat­egor­ies on eco­nom­ic, oc­cu­pa­tion­al, so­cial, geo­graph­ic, and cam­paign fin­ance data.

“The 2016 edi­tion of The Al­man­ac of Amer­ic­an Polit­ics will be filled with fresh de­tails and in­sights on the people and events that shaped the his­tor­ic out­comes of the 2014 midterm elec­tions, plus what lies ahead for the next two years — in both policy and polit­ics,” said Co­hen. “The icon­ic book will fea­ture ex­tens­ive cam­paign-fin­ance data, and new demo­graph­ic and elec­tion de­tails on all 50 states and 435 House dis­tricts, which will be a vi­tal com­pan­ion for read­ers dur­ing the 2016 elec­tion cycle.”

This year ush­ers in a new pub­lish­ing part­ner­ship with Columbia Books & In­form­a­tion Ser­vices, a lead­ing Wash­ing­ton in­form­a­tion pro­vider and pub­lish­er of titles in­clud­ing the Ori­gin­al U.S. Con­gress Hand­book and Wash­ing­ton Rep­res­ent­at­ives.

The Al­man­ac of Amer­ic­an Polit­ics has been the gold stand­ard of polit­ic­al in­sight, and frankly in­spires some rev­er­ence and af­fec­tion. We are ex­cited not just to be part of the pro­cess, but by the op­por­tun­ity to work with Na­tion­al Journ­al as well as the many skilled ana­lysts who have been so help­ful in mak­ing sure this valu­able re­source con­tin­ues to be avail­able,” stated Joel Pozn­ansky, CEO, Columbia Books & In­form­a­tion Ser­vices.

Since 1972,The Al­man­ac has de­tailed the coun­try’s chan­ging polit­ic­al land­scape through each elec­tion cycle, shed­ding light on the lead­ers run­ning the coun­try and the demo­graph­ics of the people who voted them in. For more in­form­a­tion on the 23rd edi­tion of The Al­man­ac of Amer­ic­an Polit­ics, please vis­it www.theal­man­acofamer­ic­an­polit­ics.com.

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