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.
* Peter Stone and Greg Gordon have the story-of-the-day. The FBI and five other law enforcement and intelligence agencies have collaborated for months in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the November election, including whether money from the Kremlin covertly aided President-elect Donald Trump, two people familiar with the matter said. The agencies involved… Read more »
Reporting ‘both sides do it’ is ineffective because it only encourages gridlock.
Trump does not seem prepared for many future responsibilities.
This will stand as an important part of Obama’s legacy.
* Robert Pear reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump and congressional Republicans appear to have accomplished a feat that President Obama, with all the power at his disposal, could not in the past seven years: They have galvanized outspoken support for the Affordable Care Act. People who benefit from the law are flooding Congress with testimonials…. Read more »