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 Service, and was county government and environmental reporter at the Stuart News in Stuart, Florida.

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 about 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 affairs 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.


In June 2022, he was recognized by the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as a finalist in the beat reporting category of its Dateline Awards for journalism excellence for his coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Recent Work

January 20, 2023
by Dan McCue
Tim Kaine to Seek Third Term in US Senate

RICHMOND, Va. — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., ended weeks of suspense Friday morning when he announced he intends to... Read More

RICHMOND, Va. — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., ended weeks of suspense Friday morning when he announced he intends to seek a third term in 2024. “I am happy to announce that I will seek reelection in 2024 to keep delivering results for Virginia,” Kaine said... Read More

January 20, 2023
by Dan McCue
Rep. Steube Hospitalized After Fall From Tree

SARASOTA, Fla.— Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., remains hospitalized Friday morning, two days after being seriously injured in a tree-cutting accident... Read More

SARASOTA, Fla.— Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., remains hospitalized Friday morning, two days after being seriously injured in a tree-cutting accident on his property. According to a series of tweets from his office, Steube, an athletic man who once hit a home run during the annual Congressional... Read More

January 19, 2023
by Dan McCue
DC Ranked No. 9 for Bed Bugs in New Orkin Survey

WASHINGTON — Like many things in Washington, it all depends on how you look at it. When it comes to... Read More

WASHINGTON — Like many things in Washington, it all depends on how you look at it. When it comes to bed bugs, things have slightly improved in the District of Columbia since the height of the pandemic, when the pest control firm Orkin ranked it No.... Read More

January 19, 2023
by Dan McCue
Capitol Police Announce Road Closures Ahead of ‘March for Life’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol Police have announced Capitol Complex road closures to accommodate the annual “March for Life” on... Read More

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol Police have announced Capitol Complex road closures to accommodate the annual “March for Life” on the National Mall. Thousands of anti-abortion activists and marchers are expected to converge on the National Mall Thursday and Friday for a series of events. This... Read More

January 19, 2023
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Investigation Hasn’t Turned Up Abortion Ruling Leaker

WASHINGTON — A monthslong internal investigation has failed to identify the person who leaked a draft copy of the Dobbs... Read More

WASHINGTON — A monthslong internal investigation has failed to identify the person who leaked a draft copy of the Dobbs ruling to Politico last year, the Supreme Court announced Thursday. Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is the landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in... Read More

January 19, 2023
by Dan McCue
Arizona Appeals Court Upholds State’s Mail-In Voting System

PHOENIX — Arizona’s mail-in, early voting process does not violate voters’ constitutional right to privacy, the state Court of Appeals... Read More

PHOENIX — Arizona’s mail-in, early voting process does not violate voters’ constitutional right to privacy, the state Court of Appeals has ruled. Tuesday’s ruling by a three-judge panel is a blow to the Arizona Republican Party and its chair, Kelli Ward, who had previously tried to... Read More

January 19, 2023
by Dan McCue
President Heads to Northern California to Survey Storm Damage

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is traveling to Northern California today to view the damage left by a series of... Read More

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is traveling to Northern California today to view the damage left by a series of “atmospheric rivers” that have battered the state’s coast for the past nine weeks. Biden left the White House aboard Marine One Thursday morning without taking questions... Read More

January 18, 2023
by Dan McCue
Experimental HIV Vaccine Regimen Safe but Ineffective

WASHINGTON — An investigational HIV vaccine regimen tested among men who have sex with men and transgender people was safe... Read More

WASHINGTON — An investigational HIV vaccine regimen tested among men who have sex with men and transgender people was safe but did not provide protection against HIV acquisition, an independent monitoring board has determined.  The Phase 3 clinical trial for HPX3002/HVTN 706, or “Mosaico,” began in... Read More

January 18, 2023
by Dan McCue
HHS Steps Up Effort to Reduce Antipsychotic Med Abuse in Nursing Homes

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services announced new steps on Wednesday aimed at reducing the inappropriate use... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services announced new steps on Wednesday aimed at reducing the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. “No nursing home resident should be improperly diagnosed with schizophrenia or given an inappropriate antipsychotic,” said HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra... Read More

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February 3, 2023
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Comer Determined to Advance Inquiries Into Bidens, White House

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WASHINGTON — Speaking before the National Press Club this week, House Oversight Chair James Comer, R-Ky., said his panel is determined to press investigations into President Joe Biden and his family to ensure they did not illegally profit from relationships... Read More

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Friday afternoon to announce $500 million has been allocated to... Read More

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Friday afternoon to announce $500 million has been allocated to the city's water upgrades and lead pipe removal. According to senior White House officials, about $160 million of that total... Read More

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