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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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Congressman Accuses ‘Extreme’ Republicans of ‘Hatred’ Toward DREAMers

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Gallego: Illegal immigrants should be able to "choose what military branch to go into."

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Manchin on Congress: ‘We Never Acknowledge We’ve Made a Mistake’

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

On public benefits: "The culture of America is we don’t seem to want to hold you responsible."

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Brennan: CIA Must Rely on Social Media in the Middle East

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Director advocates new legal framework to let agency "tap into" digital information.

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De Blasio Defends Involvement in National Progressive Agenda

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Critics charge New York mayor is spending too much time on the road for leftist causes.

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Daines: U.S. Will Soon Be Last Country in the World with Oil Export Ban

Sunday, May 17th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"We have the ability and the opportunity to pass on a United States of America that is the leader in global energy."

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Gingrich to PJM: Bush and Rubio Have ‘Huge Advantage’ with Latino Voters

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Plus: Sanders talks to PJM about how he plans to fight the Clinton fundraising machine.

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Biden: ‘I’m Viewed as the Least Partisan Guy’

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

On Capitol Hill, "I have real relations," says veep.

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Aldrin: Next President Should Try to Colonize Mars Within 20 Years

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“We explore or we expire. It is built into our human genes, the curiosity to look elsewhere to find better locations."

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Fiorina: ‘Single Nation Will Make No Difference at All’ on Climate Change, So Why Kill Jobs?

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"Please, China isn’t going to follow our example."

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Rubio on Immigration: U.S. ‘Like a Hotel That Checks People in But Never Checks You Out’

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Visa overstays a key problem, he said, but most talented immigrants should be lured to country like top athletes.

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Jeb to PJM: On Immigration, ‘I’m Going to Say What I Believe’

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

At forum, Bush says "we shouldn't be negotiating at all" with Iran and notes what Obama got right and wrong with Baltimore riots.

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Durbin: Raise Cigarette Tax to Pay for More NIH Funding

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"It’s the T-word for many of the folks on the other side of the aisle and they can’t touch it so we’ve got to find an avenue."

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Trump to PJM on 2016 Platform: No Social Security Cuts

Friday, May 1st, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"We’ll take the money back from China and everybody else.”

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Sanders: $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Could Lower Youth Unemployment

Friday, May 1st, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Says he expects Obama to raise the income threshold for overtime pay in the next few months.

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John Legend: Criminal Justice System Destroying Communities of Color

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"As soon as they get in trouble, all of our compassion melts away and we turn them into villains."

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‘Global Warming, Darling’: Stewart, Romo, More Tell PJM Their 2016 Thoughts

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Martha Stewart decries lack of Oval Office face time: “President Obama, it’s overdue. I can’t understand it."

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Perino Found Sen. Obama ‘Charming,’ Predicted He’d be President — in 2025

Monday, April 27th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Credits her old boss, President Bush, for restoring her relationship with her father.

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Lester Holt to PJM: Brian Williams’ Anchor Chair ‘Isn’t Open’

Monday, April 27th, 2015 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Plus: How the Obama administration's press restrictions "undermine public trust in government."

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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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