Liz Goodwin

Liz Goodwin is a political reporter in the Globe’s Washington, D.C. Bureau. Previously, she covered Congress and two presidential elections for Yahoo News. Liz grew up in Galveston, Texas and is still searching for good Tex-Mex in Washington.

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A painful history of Trump’s ‘love it or leave it’ argument

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President Trump’s attacks on four first-term lawmakers of color reopened a debate on the nature of patriotism and dissent with rhetoric that echoes an old phrase from the Nixon era.

Trump focuses on race, returning to his electoral strategy ahead of 2020

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Voters delivered President Trump a victory in 2016 after he called for a border wall but returned the Democrats to the House majority in 2018 after he sent active-duty military to the border.

Lisa Peterson, Salem councilor, to challenge Representative Seth Moulton

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A financial planner first elected to the Salem City Council in 2017, Peterson will announce Monday that she intends to battle Moulton for the Democratic nomination in the Sixth District.

One viral moment can set a 2020 candidate apart — but they’re hard to come by

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Modern campaigns are increasingly shaped by lightning-in-a-bottle turns of political fortune and momentum that are hard to define and impossible to predict, but they are undeniably real.