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Dan McCue

Dan McCue

Dan McCue is the Editor of The Well News. In nearly three decades in journalism, he has been the managing editor for a chain of 18 weekly newspapers, the Southeast regional editor for the Courthouse News Services, and was county government and environmental reporter at the Stuart News in Stuart, Fla.

Dan began his career in media as an editorial staff assistant at the New Yorker magazine. Since then, and in addition to the work mentioned above, his work has been published in a number of other publications including Renewable Energy Magazine, the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Newsday, the Riverdale Press, Hartford Courant, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Miami Herald, World Trade Magazine, The Music Paper, Spin, and Guitar for the Practicing Musician.



Over the course of Dan’s career, he’s written on everything from federal, state and local government, economic development, international trade, NASA and the aerospace industry, the environment and climate change, particularly the health and well-being of Florida’s Everglades and estuary system, energy, the entertainment industry, and even thoroughbred horse racing.

He also hosted his own public affair’s cable television program, “Insight Nassau,” was a regular panelist on News 12 Long Island’s “Reporter’s Roundtable” program and made frequent guest appearances on WGBB radio on Long Island, speaking on government, politics and business.


Recent Work

March 7, 2019
by Dan McCue
DCCC Announces Major Investment to Solidify Gains, Target Vulnerable Republicans

There's no time like the present to solidify the gains the Democrats made in the House during the 2018 midterm... Read More

There's no time like the present to solidify the gains the Democrats made in the House during the 2018 midterm elections and target vulnerable Republican seats in 2020. That's the message of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which on Thursday announced it is rolling out a... Read More

March 6, 2019
by Dan McCue
Nevada Asks Ninth Circuit to Block Plutonium Shipments

Nevada is asking the Ninth Circuit to block the Trump administration from making further shipments of weapons-grade plutonium into the... Read More

Nevada is asking the Ninth Circuit to block the Trump administration from making further shipments of weapons-grade plutonium into the state, contending the White House is intent to turn it into "the nation's radioactive dump." In a filing in the San Francisco-based appeals court on Monday,... Read More

March 6, 2019
by Dan McCue
US Trade Deficit Surged to 10-Year High In December

The United States' trade deficit surged to a 10-year high in December, reaching $59.8 billion despite the Trump administration's efforts... Read More

The United States' trade deficit surged to a 10-year high in December, reaching $59.8 billion despite the Trump administration's efforts to end and renegotiate trade deals the president claims place the nation at an economic disadvantage. Figures released by the Commerce Department Wednesday also show that... Read More

March 6, 2019
by Dan McCue
DNC Rejects Fox News as Partner in 2020 Primary Debates

The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday that it will not partner with Fox News for the upcoming presidential primary debates,... Read More

The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday that it will not partner with Fox News for the upcoming presidential primary debates, citing a story in this week's New Yorker on the close ties between the channel and President Donald Trump. The article, by New Yorker correspondent Jane... Read More

March 6, 2019
by Dan McCue
Report: Voting Machines Remain Vulnerable Ahead of 2020 Election

A mere 608 days before what promises to be the most hotly-contested presidential election in a generation, aging voting machines... Read More

A mere 608 days before what promises to be the most hotly-contested presidential election in a generation, aging voting machines employed in nearly every state of the union fall far short of ensuring a fair and secure Election Day, a new analysis has found. According to... Read More

March 6, 2019
by Dan McCue
Federal Deficit Now 77 Percent Higher Than a Year Ago

The Treasury Department reported Tuesday that the federal deficit for the first four months of the current fiscal year is... Read More

The Treasury Department reported Tuesday that the federal deficit for the first four months of the current fiscal year is 77 percent higher than the same period a year ago. Since the fiscal year began on October 1, 2018, the deficit has ballooned to $310.3 billion... Read More

March 6, 2019
by Dan McCue
Bloomberg Opts Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will not be entering the already sizable field of Democratic candidates hoping... Read More

Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will not be entering the already sizable field of Democratic candidates hoping to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. Bloomberg, who joined the Democratic party last year in anticipation of making a run for the White House, said... Read More

March 4, 2019
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Weighs Into Copyright Issues Involving Tech, New Media

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13... Read More

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13 million it paid to Oracle Corp. to cover the litigation costs of a copyright dispute. Writing for a unanimous court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh held the winning... Read More

March 4, 2019
by Dan McCue
Hickenlooper Opens White House Bid Casting Himself as Bipartisan Uniter

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday announced he is running for president in 2020, positioning himself as the candidate... Read More

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday announced he is running for president in 2020, positioning himself as the candidate who has proven he can bridge partisan divides to accomplish progressive goals. "I'm running for president because we need dreamers in Washington, but we also need... Read More

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Matchups for North Carolina's general elections were revealed late on Tuesday as the state's primary results rolled... Read More

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WASHINGTON — Defense intelligence officials told a congressional panel Tuesday that sightings of "unidentified aerial phenomena" are increasing but they could not explain why. They don’t know where they come from or how the ultra-fast flying discs stay in the... Read More

May 18, 2022
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White House Loosens Travel, Other Rules on Cuba

WASHINGTON  — The White House plans to increase authorized travel to Cuba, encouraging commercial opportunities for consumers to buy goods... Read More

WASHINGTON  — The White House plans to increase authorized travel to Cuba, encouraging commercial opportunities for consumers to buy goods from “independent Cuban entrepreneurs,” and reverse the restrictions on remittances — a Trump-era policy — that kept Cuban immigrants from... Read More

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WASHINGTON — Weaving together information from public databases and private data brokers, immigration officials have created a vast surveillance system... Read More

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California Fights Inflation With Relief Package, Minimum Wage Bump 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Californians are getting help addressing the costs of rising inflation through a higher minimum wage and a... Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Californians are getting help addressing the costs of rising inflation through a higher minimum wage and a new relief package proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom. California's minimum wage will rise to $15.50 per hour next year under... Read More

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