Jim is the Director of Communications for The Heartland Institute in Chicago. Prior to joining Heartland, Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times
, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California.
Jim has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
Jim is a die-hard fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.