Nico Pitney is an executive editor at the The Huffington Post. You can reach him at nicopitney [at] gmail.com. Previously he was managing editor, national editor and vice president of product management. He was also HuffPost's first DC bureau chief, overseeing politics coverage of the 2008 election. Prior to joining HuffPost, he was managing editor of ThinkProgress and deputy research director at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC. He lives in San Francisco.