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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
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HHS Secretary Says Ebola ‘Difficult’ to Catch, Urges Doctors to Help Obamacare Signups

Friday, October 24th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

American Academy of Family Physicians members note many patients who had private insurance are now covered under Obamacare or Medicaid.

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Cornel West: ‘All Our Phones Are Tapped’

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"You’ve got Wall Street criminals walking free, sipping tea at the White House," he tells D.C. audience.

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Union Boss on Walker: ‘We’re Going to Kick His Ass’

Saturday, October 18th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

At progressive group's gala in D.C, congresswoman says flu is more of a concern than Ebola.

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Hoyer to PJM: ‘I Don’t Think We Have a Crisis at the Border’

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"We had a lot of young people show up but it wasn’t a security breach. They showed up. They said, ‘here we are.’ They didn’t sneak into the country."

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Dem Congressman: Ebola Outbreak Exposes GOP Spending Cuts

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Rep. Cárdenas tells PJM that temporarily freezing visas from affected nations would be "reacting in an alarmed fashion."

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Border Patrol Official: More Than 4,300 New Officers Needed

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Says number of children crossing southern border has dropped "significantly," and they're studying why.

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Morgan Freeman Tells PJM New CBS Series Highlighting Female Secretary of State ‘Not About Hillary’

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Actor also lauds Obama on the red carpet for being "extraordinary in the wake of such partisanship."

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Fortuño to PJM: Puerto Rico Statehood Before Immigration Reform

Saturday, September 13th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"I’m not saying you should never deal with the issue, but shouldn’t you first deal with your own?”

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Former Obama Administration Official Warns Against Afghanistan Pullout

Monday, September 8th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"They’re going to resurge and they’re going to regroup and they’re going to come at us again," former CIA acting director says of al-Qaeda.

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NAACP Leader Sides with Rand Paul on Police Militarization

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“I think civil rights charges are in order," official says of what should face Ferguson officer.

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Jon Voight: Obama Does ‘Not Really Have Israel’s Back’; Admin Response a ‘Travesty’

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

VIDEO: Actor rallies pro-Israel crowd, calls on "every patriotic American" to show outrage with administration.

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Intelligence Chairman on Iraq: ‘We Have a Very Narrow Window to Get This Right’

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

VIDEO: "That will take some U.S. personnel but it is not troops, big boots on the ground..."

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‘Lighten Up!’: Pelosi ‘Pretty Confident’ China Not Overtaking U.S. Economy

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

PLUS: An MSNBC anchor tells PJM that “a good night for the Democrats is losing 5 seats" in the Senate.

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Duck Dynasty Star on Obama: ‘I Don’t Agree with Everything He Does But That’s the Country We Live in’

Monday, May 5th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Plus at White House Correspondents Dinner, one celeb tells PJM he's too rich to be bothered by many Washington policies.

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Are Media ‘Gluttons’ for Demanding More Access to Obama?

Sunday, May 4th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

That was the suggestion of one anchor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, while an MSNBC host disagreed.

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Christie: ‘Make a Few People Unhappy So That the Greater Good Can be Achieved’

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Says his home state needs to set a national example by making key cuts.

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Paul: GOP Needs to ‘Look Like the Rest of America’ to Win Again

Friday, February 7th, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Senator suggested Republicans should decide if they are going to “go bold” on fiscal issues or become “Democrat light.”

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Gates on Reid: ‘I Do Denigrate Him,’ But ‘I’ve Tried to Critically Appraise’ People in Washington

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Also defends Hillary: "I never once heard her mention domestic politics as a factor in her recommendations" on foreign policy.

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Cheney: Medical Device Tax ‘One of the Dumbest Ideas’ in Obamacare

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

"I can’t imagine anything worse -- well, I’m sure I can, but I think it’s just an example of how ill-conceived parts of this program are.”

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Bill O’Reilly on Obama: ‘Give the Guy a Break’

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

PJM on the red carpet: Rob Lowe on today's Dems and JFK's legacy; Thune on whether he wants to lead the GOP.

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Ben Stein at Cruz Event: Obamacare ‘Doesn’t Bother Me at All, Sorry’

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Trump praises Cruz’s defund Obamacare effort; Cruz blames Senate GOP for his strategy falling through.

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HHS to Award $30,000 in Taxpayer-Funded Cash Prizes for Obamacare Promotion Videos

Sunday, August 25th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Teams with Young Invinvibles organization to promote the contest.

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Despite Security Vulnerabilities, Obamacare Exchanges Will Open Oct. 1

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

CMS says it's been fast-tracking fixes noted by inspector general in order to get program moving.

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Obama’s Sister: Obamacare a ‘Complicated Law,’ Should Eventually Show ‘Greater Clarity’

Friday, August 16th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

VIDEO: Soetoro-Ng tells PJM that "we will probably see...the impact of the policy in the years to come."

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HHS Official: Immigrants on Student Visas Will Be ‘Eligible’ for Obamacare Subsidies

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“You have to be a citizen or lawfully present" to qualify, HHS tells congressional committee.

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