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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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O’Malley to PJM: I’d Bring Something Different to 2016 Than ‘Older Baby Boomer Brothers and Sisters’

Sunday, April 26th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Former Maryland governor says presidency "not a crown to be passed back and forth between two royal families."

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Biden: ‘I’m Telling You’ Obama Supports Israel, ‘He Means It’

Friday, April 24th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

And on Iran? Blame Bush!

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Iraqi Prime Minister Warns in Washington That ISIS ‘Can Expand Rapidly’

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Al-Abadi said timing between asking for a bombing run "and actually getting the mission" must improve.

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Pelosi to PJM: Obama Handling Iran ‘Excellently,’ Cuba Policy ‘So Long Overdue’

Saturday, April 18th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Dem Rep. Nadler: “We have relations with communist north Vietnam, communist China, why not with Cuba?”

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Sen. Lee: Congress Wants ‘All of the Credit and None of the Blame’

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Argues Founding Fathers did not anticipate Congress' “insatiable appetite to punt wherever possible.”

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Russell Crowe Laments Ongoing War and ‘Strangle Level of Politics’ in Middle East

Friday, April 10th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Tells PJM his new film "makes parents, particularly fathers, examine their position" on war.

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Carly Fiorina: Iran Talks Have Failed Negotiating 101

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Former CEO and potential 2016 candidate calls Putin "charming and entertaining," yet hellbent on power.

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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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