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Bianca Facchinei

Political Reporter

Bianca Facchinei is a politics reporter who focuses on the U.S. economy and everything millennial. During her time at Newsy, she's provided live coverage of Hurricane Florence, protests against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the 2018 midterm elections and more. She's also hosted several one-on-one interviews, including one with Chelsea Manning, who spoke about her run for U.S. Senate a year after she was released from prison. Before she became a journalist, Bianca received her Bachelor of Arts in English from St. Joseph's University. She would love to hear any story ideas you have! Send them her way at

  Recent Work
Oil prices could keep rising as tensions increase between the U.S. and Iran
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Oil Jumps And Stocks Fall After U.S. Kills Qassem Soleimani

Gig economy companies could be in for some changes in 2020
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The New Year Will Bring New Rules For The Gig Economy

A former White House official involved in drug policy is accused of investing in a fraudulent rehab
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Former Obama Drug Official Sued In Addiction Fraud Lawsuit

The Great Zucchini
Newsy / Megan Smith / Jeff WickU.S.

Dream Jobs: Child Entertainer

Life coach and astrologer
Newsy / Zach CussonU.S.

Dream Jobs: Astrologer / Life Coach

Former Ohio Governor John Kasich talks to Newsy
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

John Kasich Wants To Heal U.S. Political Divisions

Former Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld talks to Newsy
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

Former Nasdaq CEO Challenges Call For More Wall Street Reform

Oxycodone medication
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Private Equity Investment Is Soaring In Addiction Treatment Centers

Millennial consumers are a big part of the clothing rental market

Growth Of Sharing Economy Illustrates Unclear Future For Ownership

The population boom in Washington, D.C. has been fueled in large part by millennials
Megan Smith and Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffBusiness

Cities Are Changing As Young People Stay For Longer

Rural county populations across Kansas have grown since the ROZ program began
Dave Franco/Newsy StaffPolitics

Rural Areas Turn To Student Debt Repayment To Curb Population Decline

Joseph Cartellone talks to Newsy
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffBusiness

New Lawsuit Pushes For Greater Regulation Over U.S. Fertility Industry

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton sits down with Newsy
Kyle Pyatt/Newsy StaffPolitics

Could Democrats’ Service Plans Be Key To Offsetting College Costs?

Liz Scheier donated her eggs three times
Luke Piotrowski/Newsy StaffPolitics

Egg Donor Advocates Call For More Regulation As Industry Surges

U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland talks to Newsy about universal child care
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

Haaland And Warren Team Up On Universal Child Care Legislation

Gig worker Ryan Ha makes a delivery for DoorDash.
Newsy / Matt AnzurPolitics

The Gig Worker Dilemma: Flexibility, But Few Protections

Donna Johnson says her son was brokered to several treatment centers for kickbacks
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

Body Brokers Are Undermining Efforts To End The U.S. Addiction Crisis

A protestor at an anti-abortion rally.
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If Roe V. Wade Were Overturned, Would Women And Doctors Be Punished?

An instructor and students at Excel Automotive Institute
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffBusiness

Amid Soaring Costs And Debt, Can Trade Schools Make A Comeback?

Daycare workers walking with kids
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The High Cost Of Child Care Is Hindering Young Families

President Trump departs the White House.
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Trump's Self-Made Image Undercut By NYT Tax Investigation

Young voters at an Andrew Yang rally in D.C.
Luke Piotrowski/Newsy StaffPolitics

Andrew Yang Draws Young Voters To DC Rally

Sen. Lindsey Graham at a hearing
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'Pain-Capable' Act Highlights GOP's Renewed Efforts On Abortion

A woman sits in the doctors office
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'Implant Files' Investigation Highlights Gender Bias In Medicine

A pacemaker
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'Implant Files' Exposes Dangers Of The Global Medical Device Industry

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy talks to Newsy
Megan Smith/Newsy StaffPolitics

The Senate Is Working On A New Bipartisan Paid Leave Program

Gerrymander protester's button
Eric Lochstampfor/Newsy StaffPolitics

Advocates Hopeful Supreme Court Ready To Take On Gerrymandering

Special counsel Robert Mueller
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The Mueller Report Is Done. What Happens Next?

A record number of women were elected to Congress in 2018
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GOP Undertaking New Efforts To Win Back Female Voters