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swiftJim Swift
Deputy Online Editor, the Weekly Standard.

Background:

  • Field Staff, Bush/Cheney 2004
  • Economic Policy Staff, Senator Jon Kyl ’07-’11
  • Economic Policy Staff, Rep. Geoff Davis ’11
  • Editorial Assistant, Weekly Standard ’12-’13
  • Assistant Editor, Weekly Standard ’14-’15
  • Deputy Online Editor, Weekly Standard ’15-Present

Areas of interest:

Economics, Tax, Trade, Election Law, Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Regulatory Policy, Telecommunications,  Second Amendment Issues, Banking, Civil Service,  Federal Budget, Entitlements.

My writing has appeared in The Weekly Standard, The Washington Post, The Alexandria Times, The Richmond Times-Dispatch, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. I am a member of the National Press Club.

Recent appearance highlights:

Bruce Johnson’s #OffScriptOn9, WUSA | Trump Cabinet Confirmation Hearings 1/12/17

Daily Ledger 9/20/16 | Previewing the first presidential debate

Daily Ledger 7/27/16 | Live from the 2016 DNC

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Friends (Red State) | 6/23/16

Daily Ledger 4/13/16 | Colorado Delegate Trump Failure

Daily Ledger 1/15/16 | GOP Debate #6

Daily Ledger 12/9/15 | Year-end Budget Fight

Daily Ledger 10/14/15 | Race for Speaker’s Gavel

Daily Ledger 10/9/15 | 2016 Election

Daily Ledger 9/16/15 | Budget & Government Shutdown

Daily Ledger 9/9/15 | Hillary Clinton Email Scandal

Martin and Randi Show | 550 AM KTRS St. Louis | Mt. McKinley

Daily Ledger 8/26/15 | Trump’s Bump in the Polls

Daily Ledger 8/19/15 | Hillary Clinton & Email Scandal

Newsmax 8/14/15 | Donald Trump

Daily Ledger 8/11/15 | Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Mike Siegel Show 8/11/15 | GOP Debate in Cleveland

Weekly Standard Podcast 8/6/15 | GOP Debate in Cleveland

Daily Ledger, 7/16/15 | Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and 2016

Daily Ledger, 6/18/15 | Sidney Blumenthal, Hillary Clinton’s Emails, and Benghazi

Daily Ledger, 2/13/15 | House Freedom Caucus

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 11/14/14 | Executive Action on Immigration

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 10/3/14 | Illegal Immigration

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 9/26/14 | ISIS & al Qaeda

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 9/12/14 | 2014 Senate Races

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 9/5/14 | The Debate Over a Police-Worn Body Camera Mandate

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 8/15/14 | Hillary Clinton’s Rightward Swing on Foreign Policy

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 8/8/14 | Corporate Taxes, US International Tax Policy, Corporate Inversions

wcpnWCPN NPR Cleveland, The Sound of Ideas, 2016 GOP Convention in Cleveland

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 7/8/14 | 2016 GOP Convention

WKYC Cleveland NBC 11 p.m. news, Aired 7/7/14 | 2016 GOP Convention

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 6/25/14 | June 24, 2014 Primaries


The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 6/10/14 | Obama Administration and Immigration Policy

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 5/13/14 | Veterans’ Health Administration Scandal

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 4/29/14 | Cover Oregon Failure & Military Shoe Buy American Mandate

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 4/18/14 | Minimum Wage & Automation

The Daily Ledger, One America News, Aired 4/1/14 | Obamacare Enrollment Data

Battle Line with Alan Nathan, Aired 3/24/14

Fox Business, The Independents, Aired 1/10/14 | Millenials & Entitlement Reform

Still image from FBN interview.

The Rand Paul Filibuster. Weekly Standard Podcast. Aired 3/6/13

How Obama Helped Kill Immigration Reform in 2007. Weekly Standard Podcast. Aired 1/29/13

Obama’s Inauguration in 2013. Weekly Standard Podcast. Aired 1/21/13