Laura Krantz

Laura Krantz covers national politics and the 2020 election for the Boston Globe. She previously covered higher education for the Globe for four years. She also worked for VTDigger in Vermont and the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham. She graduated from Boston University and is originally from Tampa, Fla.

Latest stories

After a summer surge, Elizabeth Warren could be a target in Thursday’s debate

By , Globe Staff

For the first time Thursday night, all the candidates in a shrinking field will appear in one debate, meaning Warren will share the stage for the first time with front-runner Joe Biden.

A Kennedy-Markey primary could draw millions away from other Democratic candidates

By , Globe Staff

The race also would make it more difficult for Joseph P. Kennedy III, a top Democratic fund-raiser, to headline events in competitive races around the country.

Celtics legend Bob Cousy receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

By , Globe Staff

Cousy was honored for his play on the court and his support for black teammates off it.

Insider or outsider? Ayanna Pressley might be trying to have the best of both worlds

By , Globe Staff

She has the resume of an insider, but Pressley won her seat with an outsider move and has banded with rebellious lawmakers known as “the Squad.”