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.
Most of the time political punditry is about either analyzing the present or predicting the future. But today is one of those times when I’m more interested in the past. I’m not talking about the long-distance past – but just the last week. On Monday, the people at NBC’s First Read suggested that this could… Read more »
We can now add another top appointee to the list.
History shows Democratic presidents have been hounded just as much.
Passing a healthcare bill frees the GOP to do what they really want.
* Kevin Drum has a nice run-down of what happens when members of the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) meet with the guy who hails himself as the ultimate deal-maker. President agrees to demands. President Trump agreed to the demands of conservative House Republicans to remove federal requirements that health insurance plans provide a basic set… Read more »