Nick HackworthFounder/Principal

Nick Hackworth has more than a decade of experience in political and corporate research. Prior to founding M Street Solutions, Nick was Director of Strategic Research on President Obama’s successful re-election, managing the opposition research team for the campaign. Prior to that, Nick ran the presidential research team at the Democratic National Committee, creating opposition research books on all potential Republican candidates for president.

Nick also worked in the Research Department of President Obama’s historic primary and general election campaign in 2007-2008 and the Research Department of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2006, when the Democrats took the majority in the House of Representatives. Nick started his career providing research for James Carville for his appearances before national audiences.


  • Sidewire: Lis & LaBolt featuring Nick Hackworth

    Sidewire Q & A with Nick Hackworth of M Street Solutions hosted by Lis Smith, Co-Founder of 50 State Communications, and Ben LaBolt, Co-Founder of The Incite Agency.

    December 20, 2016
  • Politico: Hackworth Forms M Street Solutions

    SCOOPLET … HACKWORTH FORMS M STREET SOLUTIONS: One of President Barack Obama’s top opposition researchers is forming a new shop. Nick Hackworth, who led the opposition research team for Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, has launched M Street Solutions. The researching consulting firm will work on both political and corporate clients.

    September 25, 2013
  • The Hill: Former Obama Opposition Researcher Launching Research Firm

    A longtime opposition researcher for President Obama is launching his own research firm, M Street Solutions, which will work with both political and corporate clients.

    Nick Hackworth, who most recently served as director of strategic research for Obama’s 2012 reelection fight, is heading up the venture.

    September 25, 2013

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