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Nancy Cook

Economic & Domestic Policy Correspondent

ncook@nationaljournal.com

Nancy Cook covers economic and domestic policy for National Journal and also serves as the lead writer for Next Economy, a joint project of the National Journal and The Atlantic. Prior to this, she covered economic and fiscal policy for National Journal for more than two years, leading the policy coverage of all of D.C.'s major budget battles. She's also worked as a senior editor at Fast Company and a staff writer at Newsweek, based in New York.

She frequently makes television appearances to discuss her reporting, including spots on CNN, MSNBC, PBS's NewsHour, C-SPAN, and various national radio programs. She moderates panels and policy briefings for Atlantic Media and has taught graduate-level courses in journalism at Georgetown University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, her alma mater. She holds a B.A. in English from Carleton College and lives in the district with her husband, a political journalist.

Latest From Nancy Cook

This is How You Remove the Roadblocks to Homeownership

Americans often need to first take small steps to improve their chances of landing a mortgage.

When the Path to Homeownership Runs Through Public Housing

A federal government program is trying to turn our nation of low-income renters into future homeowners by helping them build up savings accounts.

Mortgages for Freelancers

A California start-up wants to become the go-to lender for the self-employed and others whose incomes aren't tied to traditional jobs.

Baby Steps Toward Home Ownership

First comes better credit. Then, a mortgage?

What If There Was a Middle Option Between Renting and Owning?

An innovative program in Vermont helps low- and middle-income people ease into homeownership.

Carly Fiorina's Audacious Sales Pitch

Carly Fiorina talks about what needs to change with the Republican Party, why she would make a good president and, of course, Hillary Clinton.

Is Real Estate Still Americans' Best Financial Bet?

Buying a home remains the most promising way for people to build wealth—but only because no one has come up with a better alternative.

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