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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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Senate Dem Who Voted for Deal: ‘We Can Expect the Iranians to Cheat’

Monday, October 5th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Coons: "We can expect them to use some of the proceeds of sanctions relief to try and fund terrorist organizations."

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Chaffetz: ‘Gig Economy’ Is ‘Flowing’ Because Government Is Not Involved

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Oversight chairman who is running for speaker of the House argues that minimum wage hikes will shut teens out of economy.

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DHS ‘Tracking’ Foreign Fighters in U.S. Affiliated with Terrorist Groups

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"There is definitely an unknown factor, broken travel, hidden travel,” Johnson said.

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Valerie Jarrett on Kim Davis: ‘Obviously, We Believe Strongly in Religious Freedom’

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"We also believe that public officials have to comply with the law and they have to comply with the Constitution."

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Issa on Open Government Data: ‘Imagine How Much Savings We Could Have’

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“I would love nothing more than for my constituents who are waiting for VA service to know what the wait times are at every hospital."

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Ben Carson on the Media: ‘If the Nation Goes Off the Cliff, They’re Going Off with It’

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"Political correctness is ruining our country and we need to stand up for what we actually believe."

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Al Gore: ‘Democracy Has Been Hacked; Capitalism Is in Need of Serious Reform’

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“We really have to address the democracy crisis," vice president argues in Washington.

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Jon Stewart: Congress Shouldn’t ‘Balance the Budget on the Backs of First Responders’

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"You can’t just get tight with money when these guys need help."

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Warren and Vitter Call for End of ‘Too Big to Fail’

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Two allies from opposite ends of political spectrum don't want to encourage “riskier behavior” from financial institutions.

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VIDEO: Democrats Protest Lack of Debates Outside DNC

Monday, September 28th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

The group delivered 35,000 petition signatures -- but Wasserman Schultz hasn't budged.

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Catholic Bishops Call for Criminal Justice Reform

Friday, September 25th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“Pope Francis has given us a tremendous visible sign and ministry of what it means to actually care for people who are incarcerated."

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Jorge Ramos Says His Immigration Reporting Is Not Activism But ‘Challenging Power’

Friday, September 25th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"Republicans are doing something right" with two Latino presidential candidates, Univision anchor says.

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VIDEO: D.C. Residents and Tourists Commend Pope’s ‘Refreshing Perspective’

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“He really preaches love and inclusive love,” one tells PJM.

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Albright: Flyover Country Shows There’s Room for More Refugees

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"I fear that too many people in the United States believe we can insulate ourselves from the world’s problems."

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Richard Gere: De Blasio ‘Doesn’t Appear to Have the Solutions’ Everyone Thought

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Gere said he told New York mayor there is no “one size fits all” solution to the problem of homelessness.

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Susan Rice: U.S. Fighting ‘Growing Terrorist Threat’ in Africa

Sunday, September 20th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Administration also advocating "for our African LGBT brothers and sisters and their right to equal treatment."

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Celebrity Chef Irvine: Cooks Can Educate the Government on Healthy Food

Friday, September 18th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“We blame government for everything, right, but ...we have to look at how kids are at home," he tells PJM.

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Dem Senator Refers to ‘President Trump’ at Energy Forum

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Markey: "There is sufficient discretion that any president would have, including President Trump, to do oil swaps..."

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FCC Commissioner: Free Content Might Violate Agency’s ‘Internet Conduct Standard’

Monday, September 14th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Internet rules a solution that won’t work for "a problem that doesn’t exist."

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Activist: Cops Should Be Community Organizers First, Then Community Gets to Pick Which Cops Stay

Saturday, September 12th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"Spend the first 90 days as an organizer, not as an enforcer, not as a military representative of an occupation."

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Haley on Trump: ‘It Accomplishes Nothing to Get Mad at Anybody That Criticizes You’

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"What Americans want to hear is policy. They don’t want to hear how someone offended you."

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Jindal: Trump an ‘Egomaniacal Madman’ Poised to ‘Destroy’ GOP’s Chances

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“If we nominate him, he will self-destruct in a massive way in a general election. He may be Hillary Clinton's only hope."

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Sessions Lends His Immigration Cred to Trump Campaign

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Senator stops short of full endorsement but dons the hat and helped craft the plan.

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Cheney on Iran Deal: ‘The Results May Be Catastrophic’

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"What President Obama is asking the United States Congress to do is unique — historically and dangerously unique."

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Reid: Deal ‘Does Nothing But Stop Iran from Getting a Nuclear Weapon’

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"We will continue to assert our influence and our power to make sure their meddling in other places will be at a relative minimal."

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