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

Pence, Christie to launch 2024 presidential bids next week

Pence and Christie joining an increasingly crowded GOP field looking to challenge former president Donald Trump, who is running for a second term.

May 31, 2023

Debt limit deal clears 1st hurdle as McCarthy works to tamp down dissent

The deal struck by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy would raise the debt ceiling for two years — past the 2024 elections — while trimming spending.

May 30, 2023

Who is running for president in 2024? Tracking candidates.

We are tracking the Democrats and Republicans who have announced they are running for president in the 2024 election and who might announce next.

May 25, 2023

10 things to know about DeSantis, the Florida governor running for president

The policies Ron DeSantis has implemented as Florida governor, along with the culture-war battles he has waged, illuminate what his blueprint for America would be.

May 24, 2023

Amid debt ceiling impasse, House GOP auctions off lip balm for $100,000

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene bid $100,000 to win a lip balm — and a fundraising visit from House Speaker Kevin McCarthy — in an auction to benefit the House GOP’s campaign arm.

May 23, 2023

GOP donor denies influence over Clarence Thomas, despite lavish gifts

In an interview with the Atlantic, the Dallas billionaire said the two do not discuss Supreme Court cases, which are "off limits."

May 23, 2023

White House, GOP resume debt ceiling talks after brief breakdown

Talks resumed late Friday at the U.S. Capitol with a June 1 deadline rapidly approaching.

May 19, 2023

Mayoral losses deal blow to GOP in conservative strongholds

In upsets in Jacksonville, Fla., and Colorado Springs, Donna Deegan and Yemi Mobolade said they defeated their Republican opponents by focusing on local issues.

May 17, 2023

Biden vetoes resolution that would have restored solar tariffs

In November, the Biden administration issued a two-year suspension on tariffs on solar panels imported from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

May 16, 2023

Trump’s PAC funded Smithsonian portraits though individual donors were suggested, emails show

Emails reviewed by The Washington Post shed more details on a controversial move by the Smithsonian to accept $650,000 from a Trump PAC for his presidential portrait, though individual donors were apparently willing to step up.

May 16, 2023