Nicholas Wu is a Congressional Reporter at POLITICO. He’s covered the congressional response to the coronavirus pandemic and President Trump’s impeachment trial. He previously worked on USA TODAY’s breaking political news team and as a fellow at National Journal. He has appeared on radio and television programs including MSNBC, CBSN, and BBC and CBC affiliates to provide political analysis.
He graduated with honors from Princeton University, having majored in the School of Public and International Affairs and minored in East Asian Studies and American Studies. As an undergraduate, he served as the Head Opinion Editor of the Daily Princetonian. A Michigan native, he now lives in Washington, D.C.
Articles, Publications, and Appearances
Treasury/SBA data: Auto dealers, restaurants with ties to lawmakers were among the firms that got PPP loans: I did the data journalism behind this story on the lawmakers who benefited from a major small business lending program. (USA Today, July 6, 2020)
Asian American lawmakers sound the alarm on coronavirus-related discrimination: I talked to members of Congress about their experiences and fears about a rise in anti-Asian American discrimination amid the coronavirus pandemic. (USA Today, March 26, 2020)
Classical Music Has a ‘God Status’ Problem: This story was part of a yearlong investigation into sexual misconduct, harassment, and abuse faced by classical music students (The Atlantic, January 31, 2020)