Amy B Wang

Washington, D.C.

National politics reporter

Education: Yale University, BA in psychology; Columbia University, MS in journalism

Amy B Wang is a national politics reporter. She joined The Washington Post in 2016 after seven years with the Arizona Republic.
Latest from Amy B Wang

Russia-Ukraine tensions high as Biden-Putin call fails to yield a breakthrough

U.S. officials have warned that Russia could invade Ukraine within days, likely starting with a barrage of air or missile strikes.

February 13, 2022

Senate passes bill to end forced arbitration in sexual assault, harassment cases

The bill now heads to President Biden's desk to be signed into law.

February 10, 2022

Pelosi shifts stance on banning lawmakers from trading individual stocks

"If that’s what the members want to do, then that’s what we will do," Pelosi said Wednesday. In December, she had shot down the idea of a ban, saying "We're a free-market economy."

February 9, 2022

Rep. Joyce Beatty asked Rep. Harold Rogers to put on a mask. She says he insulted her instead.

Rogers later issued a statement saying he had personally apologized to Beatty and that his words “were not acceptable.”

February 9, 2022

Two years into pandemic, politicians still getting tripped up over coronavirus restrictions

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is the latest to get pulled into a controversy over coronavirus rules, after being photographed maskless with a group of masked elementary school students.

February 8, 2022

As U.S. predicts Russia could seize Kyiv in days, diplomatic efforts set to intensify this week

The response comes after U.S. officials warned that a full-scale Russian invasion could leave as many as 50,000 civilians dead or injured.

February 6, 2022

‘This horrible terrorist leader is no more,’ Biden says after ISIS leader killed in U.S. raid

Thirteen people died during the raid in Syria, including children, local first responders said. No U.S. casualties were reported in the operation, which left a U.S. helicopter destroyed on the ground.

February 3, 2022

At National Prayer Breakfast, Biden asks why unity remains elusive

After upheaval under President Donald Trump and through the pandemic, the annual bipartisan event was held in person Thursday.

February 3, 2022

Alexander Vindman sues Trump Jr. and Giuliani, alleging retaliation over first Trump impeachment proceedings

Vindman alleges that President Donald Trump and his allies engaged in a coordinated campaign to bully and smear Vindman because he was a key witness during Trump's first impeachment trial.

February 2, 2022

Sen. Luján suffers stroke, expected to make full recovery, his office says

The New Mexico Democrat checked himself into a hospital after experiencing dizziness and fatigue, his chief of staff said Tuesday.

February 1, 2022