• Veronica Stracqualursi is a CNN Politics writer covering breaking news in Washington, DC.

    Prior to joining CNN, Stracqualursi was a production assistant with ABC News Digital, where she helped cover the 2016 election and the Trump administration. She has written extensively about the White House, Congress, the Russia investigation and other political stories of the day. She also helped author "The Note," ABC News' political weekday morning newsletter.

    She's a proud member of the Asian American Journalists Association.

    Stracqualursi grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with a double major in journalism and communication.