Jessica Taylor is a Senior Analyst/Reporter at The Rothenberg Political Report, where she covers the House and Senate, as well as gubernatorial and presidential elections. In 2012, she was also an off-air election night consultant for CBS News.
Previously, Jessica was editor of National Journal’s House Race Hotline, a comprehensive summary of news, polls and political data on all 435 Congressional races and wrote a twice-monthly column for National Journal Daily.
Jessica was also formerly Assistant Editor for POLITICO’s 2010 page, where she reported on House, Senate and gubernatorial races and managed their midterm website. She also worked for National Journal as a staff writer/online producer and then research director for “The Almanac of American Politics.”
Her quotes have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today, as well as several state and regional newspapers all across the country. Jessica has also appeared on MSNBC's Daily Rundown, C-SPAN, NPR and other local network affiliates.
A native of Elizabethton, Tenn., Jessica graduated magna cum laude with a degree in political science from Furman University in Greenville, S.C.