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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
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Border Wall And Yemen Votes Test Relationship Between Trump And GOP

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Out-Of-State College Students Condemn N.H. Voting Bill

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Brattleboro, Vt., Could Become The Next Town To Lower The Voting Age

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Washington Post Lawsuit Puts Libel Law Into Focus

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This 2020 Candidate Wants To Give You $1,000 A Month

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Trump Invoking An Immigration Emergency Would Be Unprecedented

Chinese President Xi and U.S. President Trump
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The US-China Trade Deal Could Take Longer Than Expected

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Millennials Face Unique Challenges To Retirement Saving

The Green New Deal's co-sponors speak on Capitol Hill
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The Green New Deal Addresses More Than Climate Change

White House Director of Strategic Communications Mercedes Schlapp talks with Newsy
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White House Official Previews Trump's State Of The Union

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The Economic State Of The Union Is Not Strong For Most Millennials

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Social Media Is Changing The Way Millennials Manage Money

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How Much Do Transgender Troops Cost The Military?

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Female Candidates Hoping To Put Gender Issue To Rest In 2020

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Pro-Life Millennials Are Optimistic About Winning Over Their Peers

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What Would Happen If The US Left NATO?

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Immigration Could Be Only Way To Offset Falling Birth Rate

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?

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D.C. Mayor Warns Of Shutdown Impact On Nation's Capital

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The Biggest Political Issues To Watch In 2019

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The New Year Could Bring More Market Volatility

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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

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GM Closures Could Spur Tax And Energy Subsidy Reform

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Qatar's OPEC Exit Could Heighten Tensions With Saudi Arabia

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

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Khashoggi Case Heightens Concern Over Press Freedom

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Sen. Sherrod Brown Chides GM For Shutdown After Bailout, Tax Cuts

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If Roe V. Wade Were Overturned, Would Women And Doctors Be Punished?