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Nicholas Ballasy

Nicholas Ballasy is a video journalist based in Washington, D.C. His interviews with prominent politicians and celebrities have been featured by media outlets including Fox News, NBC News, ABC News, Access Hollywood, Inside Edition, the Washington Post. Follow his work at www.nickballasy.com.
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Hillary: More Journalists Needed to ‘Get to the Hard Truths That Matter’

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Then leaves journalism award ceremony before any reporters can ask her questions.

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The ‘Stunning’ Deteriorating Relationship Between Obama and Bibi, Obama and Congress

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Tapper: "I think it had very bad consequences, especially for Israel."

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Senator on Climate Change: ‘Put an International Price on Carbon’

Monday, March 9th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Whitehouse: Global warming "an issue that Republicans just haven’t been able to deal with at all."

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Norquist Advises Jeb Bush to Learn from His Dad on Taxes

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"It’s going to take him a while to find his sea legs but I think he will. He’s a smart guy.”

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Fiorina on Syrian Refugees: ‘Why Would We Think We Could Distinguish Good from Bad?’

Saturday, February 28th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Plus: Trump gets swarmed at CPAC, while he and Fiorina both beat Christie.

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Senator to PJM: Use Lynch Nomination to Block Immigration Funding, Not DHS Bill

Friday, February 27th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Rep. Brat sees stripped Senate bill as a "problem": "There’s one that we want to go to conference – that’s the goal."

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Axelrod: ‘A Real Conservative’ Is ‘Unelectable’ in 2016

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Says he advised Obama against taking on healthcare reform early in his first term.

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Jindal’s Message to Republicans: ‘Don’t Become Just Cheaper Democrats’

Friday, February 13th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“What’s the point of having a Republican Party if it’s only going to become a second liberal party in Washington, D.C.?"

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Rick Perry on 2016: ‘We’re Not Electing a Critic-in-Chief’

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Nominee must heal divisions after “the most partisan president of the modern era” leaves office, he says.

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Napolitano: Threat of Terrorist Crossing Mexico Border ‘Highly, Highly Exaggerated’

Sunday, February 8th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Former Homeland Security secretary says “operational control” of the southern border is “unattainable.”

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Congressman: Amnesty a ‘Slap in the Face’ to Legal Immigrants

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Plus: Cruz on the current Obamacare strategy.

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Attkisson: White House Using Tax Dollars for Studio-Grade ‘Pure Propaganda’

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"Your tax dollars may kick in for the cost of their hairstylists, makeup artists and wardrobe consultants."

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Biden: Four Years of College ‘Should Be Free’

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Also notes he entered office "with the fewest assets... Seriously. I assume they were talking financial, not other."

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Former DCCC Head: A More Bipartisan Obama Would Not Make a Difference

Sunday, January 25th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

NRCC chairman: “There’s a reason a member acts the way they act. They got elected to represent the people in their district."

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Bradley Cooper ‘Never Even Thought’ About War on Terror While Portraying American Sniper

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Talks at D.C. premiere about what a privilege it was to play Chris Kyle.

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Rand Paul: Expensive Regulations Should Require Congressional Approval

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Also hits at foreign policy, blaming "the Republican war in Iraq" for current chaos.

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Dem Brands Obama’s 2009 Stimulus ‘Stupid’ After State of the Union

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Another called on Congress to aim higher than Obama's favored $10.10 minimum wage rate.

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HHS Secretary Uses MLK Day Event to Promote Obamacare

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“In the spirit of Dr. King, we’re asking you to help us again in big ways and small..."

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Andy Card: ‘Obama Recognizes the Reality of Needing Places Like a Guantanamo’

Sunday, January 18th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Plus: The time the former Bush chief of staff got into bed with his boss' parents.

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Dem Congressman Turned Novelist: ‘Washington Has to Learn How to Laugh at Itself’

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Steve Israel's current book dedicated to Cheney, while next one to parody conservatives and guns.

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Danny Glover Talks to PJM: ‘State Universities Should Be Free’

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

On Hillary 2016: “She’s a woman. I think that she has played a courageous and a really important role as a first lady. I’m not so sure."

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Hispanic Caucus Chair: Dangerous for GOP to Roll Back Obama Executive Action

Saturday, January 10th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Sanchez: “There are a lot of Latinos in everybody’s districts now, and I think they can’t ignore that growing voice."

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Will Courts Grant More Religious Exemptions After Hobby Lobby?

Monday, December 29th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“It exalts the powers of corporations over their employees," says Constitutional Accountability Center scholar.

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Huntsman: No ‘Digital Pearl Harbor’ Yet, But Intellectual Property Theft a Big Threat

Saturday, December 27th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Former ambassador to China says Sony shouldn't have pulled The Interview.

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HHS Secretary on Obamacare Supreme Court Case: ‘We Have the Right Position’

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

King v. Burwell challenge on subsidies coming before the High Court in March.

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