Stories by Nick Penniman

Nick Penniman is the Executive Director of Issue One. He is the former executive director of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, founder of the American News Project, publisher of the Washington Monthly, DC director of the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy, executive editor of, associate editor of American Prospect magazine and director of the Alliance for Democracy. subscribe to Nick Penniman's feed

Posted on: Mar 22, 2016, Source: Bloomsbury Press

A bill on drinking water standards was being vetted—and possibly even written, at least in part—by chemical industry lobbyists.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2013, Source: Huffington Post

We need to get every member of the House and Senate on the record about the force "that threatens to steal our democracy itself."

Posted on: Jul 4, 2008, Source: American News Project

An Independence Day look back at the radical influence of Thomas Paine, whose words helped spark the American Revolution.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source:

The fundamental choices we make about rebuilding New Orleans will let everyone see what progressives (and conservatives) are made of.