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Bianca Facchinei

Politics Reporter

Bianca is a politics reporter for Newsy in the Washington, DC office. Prior to joining the team, she covered business and economics for ETF Trader on Real Vision and Boom Bust on RT America. She's traveled all around the world to cover a wide variety of stories, from the refugee crisis across Europe to the Cuba embargo. She is a graduate of St. Joseph's University and a native of New Jersey, which explains why she still hasn't discovered pizza that meets her standards in the nations's capital.

  Recent Work
Millennial protesters at March for Life in Washington, DC
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Pro-Life Millennials Are Optimistic About Winning Over Their Peers

President Trump at a NATO Summit in July
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What Would Happen If The US Left NATO?

Empty baby beds in a maternity ward of a hospital
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Immigration Could Be Only Way To Offset Falling Birth Rate

Part of the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Texas
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Trump Invoking An Immigration Emergency Would Be Unprecedented

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) hold a news conference about paid leave
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Can Conservatives Unite On Paid Leave Policy?

The U.S. Capitol building
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D.C. Mayor Warns Of Shutdown Impact On Nation's Capital

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
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The Biggest Political Issues To Watch In 2019

Traders on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange
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The New Year Could Bring More Market Volatility

A person in a shared work space
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The Decline In Millennial Entrepreneurs Threatens The Economy

Kathy Kraninger testifies in front of the Senate
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Kathy Kraninger's Confirmation Casts Doubt On CFPB Future

General Motors logo
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GM Closures Could Spur Tax And Energy Subsidy Reform

The skyline in Qatar's capital
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Qatar's OPEC Exit Could Heighten Tensions With Saudi Arabia

Former President George H.W. Bush
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George H.W. Bush's Legacy Is Shaped By A Life In Public Service

President Trump speaks to the media
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Khashoggi Case Heightens Concern Over Press Freedom

A Chevrolet car on an assembly line
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Sen. Sherrod Brown Chides GM For Shutdown After Bailout, Tax Cuts

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

Attendees at a public hearing on immigration law enforcement
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Sanctuary Cities Take Starring Role In GOP Campaign Ads

Campaign signs in front of a Texas home.
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

Texas Democrats Vie To Turn State Blue In 2018 Midterms

Charlotte Pence sits for an interview with Newsy.
Newsy Staff/Luke PiotrowskiPolitics

Charlotte Pence On Broken Friendships, Lessons Learned Post-2016

MJ Hegar sits for an interview with Newsy.
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

2018 Midterms Could Be 'Year Of The Woman' For Only One Party

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange.
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Why The Stock Market Boom May Not Impact The Ballot This November

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaking at the protest.
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

Demonstrators Protest Kavanaugh At Supreme Court Ahead Of Vote

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

Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee
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What The FBI Is Looking For In Its Brett Kavanaugh Investigation

A coal-fired power plant in Maryland.
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Experts Warn Trump's Efforts To Boost Coal Come At A Cost

Sheep on a farm in North Carolina.
Megan Smith / Newsy StaffU.S.

North Carolina Farmers Brace For Florence Recovery

Flooding in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence
Meghan Smith/NewsyU.S.

Florence Risks Worse Pollution Than Previous Hurricanes


After Florence, Long Clean Up Now Begins in New Bern

Volunteers across North Carolina are bringing residents and pets to safety.
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Volunteer Groups Assist In Florence Rescue Missions