Jess Bidgood

Jess Bidgood is a national political reporter in the Globe’s Washington bureau, where she covers campaigns, Congress and how the workings of Washington (or lack thereof) influence people’s lives around the country. She previously spent seven years covering New England for the New York Times, and began her journalism career at WBUR and WGBH. She lives in Washington and misses Somerville.

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Democrats will play a risky game if they aggressively pursue investigations

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Some Democrats acknowledge that the continued focus on oversight and the Mueller report could translate poorly to voters.


Democrats seize on new mantra after Mueller gut punch: ‘No exoneration’

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To Republicans, it was a victory 675 days in the making. For Democrats who have spent 22 months building up Robert Mueller’s credibility, it was a jarring setback.

Elizabeth Warren takes her policy-packed campaign to Deep South

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The success of her run will depend on whether her policy ideas translate into real excitement in the Democratic base, and Elizabeth Warren is using this trip to make her case directly to black voters.

Warren serves up her fiery populist agenda in Mississippi

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Senator Elizabeth Warren tailored her agenda to the diverse audience Monday night in a CNN town hall in the Deep South.