Nancy Watzman

Nancy Watzman is director of the Sunlight Foundation's Party Time Project

Nancy Watzman is research and investigative projects director for Public Campaign, a national advocacy and educational center dedicated to campaign finance reforms that reduce the power of big money in elections and amplify the voices of ordinary voters within the political process. She also blogs at Muckraking Mom, whose slogan is, “because MUCK doesn’t scare MOMs." Over the course of her career, she has worked for a number of Washington-based watchdog and advocacy groups, including the Center for Responsive Politics and the Center for Public Integrity. She is co-author, with Micah Sifry, of Is That a Politician in Your Pocket? Washington on $2 Million a Day, (Wiley Books, 2004) contributed to The Buying of the Congress (Avon Books, 1998), and has penned article and opinion pieces for publications such as Harper's Magazine, The Nation, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times. She is mother of Leo, born in 2004, and Anya Rose, born in 2007. She lives in Denver with her kids and their dad, Mark.

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