Amy Gardner

Washington, D.C.

National political reporter

Education: University of Pennsylvania, BA in history

Amy Gardner is a national reporter covering voting on The Post's Democracy Team. She has worked at The Post since 2005, covering the Virginia suburbs, the 2010 midterms, the Tea Party revolution and the Republican primary field in the 2012 presidential election. Amy was a political editor for five years, and she returned to reporting in 2018. She is a member of The Post team that won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, including its runup and aftermath. She previously worked at The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C., the Daily Pres
Latest from Amy Gardner

Allegations against Georgia prosecutors likely damaged case against Trump

For nearly two weeks the Fulton County district attorney prosecuting Trump and his allies has not responded to misconduct allegations. Damage has already been done to the case.

January 21, 2024

Top Fani Willis ally calls for lead prosecutor Nathan Wade to step aside

Norm Eisen, who served as special counsel to the House of Representatives’ first impeachment of Trump, also said there is no legal basis to disqualify Nathan Wade from the case against Trump.

January 20, 2024

Ga. prosecutor in Trump case paid for flights with Fani Willis, filing shows

Bank statements filed in a divorce case may corroborate accusations leveled against Georgia prosecutors by one of Trump’s co-defendants in the election interference case.

January 19, 2024

Judge in Trump Georgia case orders hearing on Fani Willis misconduct claims

The order appears to force Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis to respond to accusations of misconduct in writing and televised court proceedings.

January 18, 2024

Nathan Wade, embattled prosecutor in Georgia Trump case, has little prosecution experience

The accusations against Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis and Nathan Wade, the special prosecutor she hired, have threaten to upend the case against Trump and his allies.

January 14, 2024

Georgia prosecutors remain silent days after explosive allegations

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has not responded to claims by a Trump co-defendant that she has had a romantic relationship with one of the case’s prosecutors

January 12, 2024

Fani Willis accused of misconduct by Trump co-defendant in Georgia case

A lawyer for Mike Roman claims that District Attorney Fani Willis has had an inappropriate relationship with a leading member of her team, and seeks to disqualify them.

January 9, 2024

Trump allies seek to co-opt coming election-security case to bolster 2020 lie

The largely left-leaning plaintiffs in the federal civil case going to trial this week in Georgia allege that the state’s voting machines are vulnerable to hacking -- not that they have been hacked.

January 7, 2024

Ga. poll worker describes harrowing threats in Giuliani defamation trial

Shaye Moss said her life has never been the same since former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani falsely accused her of stealing the Georgia election for Democrats.

December 12, 2023

Less appetite — and opportunity — to serve as fake Trump electors in 2024

Amid a growing number of criminal investigations into the 2020 election, some who once cast electoral college votes for the former president say they would not do it again.

December 10, 2023