Database reporter for the political enterprise team Education: University of Mumbay, BA in English; University of Missouri, MA in journalism
Anu Narayanswamy is the data reporter for the political enterprise team at The Washington Post, with a focus on money and politics. At The Post, she has tracked major political donors to candidates during the 2016 elections and worked on the Clinton donor network — a project tracking every large donor to Bill and Hillary Clinton over a 40-year period. Previously, she was an investigative reporter with the Sunlight Foundation and for the Center for Public Integrity. She has a graduate degree from the University of Missouri and is originally from Mumbai.
Professional Affiliations: Investigative Reporters and Editors, National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting Foreign languages spoken: Hindi, Tamil
In the place of aggressive fundraising by the Democratic National Committee, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is poised to become the single-biggest backer of Democratic efforts to take back the House in the 2018 midterms.
The solicitations, circulated by at least three Chinese companies, have sparked ethical and legal concerns over whether foreigners are using high-dollar fundraisers to gain proximity to the U.S. president.
Senate Democrats face a tough map this year, and the massive haul by the Senate Majority PAC highlights donor momentum building to defend Democratic incumbents in states that President Trump carried in 2016.