Formerly, Nick was the founder and executive director of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund; founder and CEO of the American News Project; Washington director of the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy; publisher of The Washington Monthly magazine; executive editor of; associate editor of the American Prospect; director of the Alliance for Democracy; editor of the Lincoln Journal; and associate editor of the Missouri Historical Society.
In 2016, he coauthored Nation on the Take. Published by Bloomsbury Press, it received praise from a politically diverse group, including historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, former Republican Senator Alan Simpson, New York Times writer Nicholas Kristof, former George W. Bush communications director Mark McKinnon, and Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders.
He has served on multiple nonprofit boards and advisory boards, including the Center for Responsive Politics and the Homeless Empowerment Project.

Congress Must Act on Honest Ads

Just as Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) recently wrote about the need for Congress to act on shady dark money campaigns, ReFormers Caucus Co-chairs Amb. Tim Roemer (D-IN) and Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) take his comments one step forward: Congress must also act on foreign disinformation campaigns by passing the Honest Ads Act.

Read Amb. Roemer and Rep. Wamp’s new op-ed.