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 Languages spoken: Hindi, Tamil
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.
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