Nancy has been a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly since November 2014. Prior to that she wrote at her own blog Horizons for almost a decade.
For over 20 years, Nancy was the executive director of a nonprofit organization whose mission focused on juvenile crime prevention. In that capacity, she worked to both influence and implement public policy at the local and state level. Her efforts resulted in innovative best practice models for public/private partnerships with local police, schools, district attorneys, corrections and human services.
Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Social Studies/Secondary Education and a master’s degree in Theology/Marriage and Family Therapy. For over 14 years she provided counseling and family therapy for youth who were chemically dependent, runaways, throwaways and in other high risk situations.
Progressives can’t afford to lose red state Democrats in the Senate, even if they occasionally support Trump.
* First up, I need to take care of some housekeeping business. As some of you know, we’ve had some problems recently with posts not showing up on the Political Animal Blog. Staff has been hard at work trying to solve that one. If you are still experiencing problems, we’d like to ask you to… Read more »
The violent swarthy refugee is a figment of the Fox News imagination.
Trump is historically unpopular, and it’s not just Democrats who dislike him.
* Over the last few weeks it has been interesting to find myself agreeing with conservative pundits like Jennifer Rubin and Kathleen Parker. It happened again today with David Brooks. I still have trouble seeing how the Trump administration survives a full term. Judging by his Thursday press conference, President Trump’s mental state is like… Read more »