Michael Levenson

Michael Levenson is a general assignment reporter, with an interest in stories about politics, personalities, history, nature, and art. He previously reported for the City Hall and State House bureaus. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he covered Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, the 2009 Boston mayoral election, and the 2010 governor’s race, and has written about topics ranging from a caterpillar invasion that devastated Cape Cod to Donald Trump’s fascination with conspiracy theories.

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City pleads for state, regional help with homelessness, drug crisis in South End

By , Globe Staff

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Police Commissioner William Gross say state and local officials need to do more to help people cope with homelessness and drug addiction in their own communities.

With liberal agenda, Warren seeks to win over moderates

By , Globe Staff

Elizabeth Warren, addressing one of the central worries some Democrats have about her campaign, expressed confidence that she can appeal to Trump voters by pushing a tax on the wealthy.

Once again, Suffolk DA speaks out against South End police sweeps

By and Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Rachael Rollins said the operation, which netted 34 people, clearly swept up some mentally ill, homeless, and drug-addicted people who were not harming others.

For Kennedy grandchildren, family name is a burden and a blessing

By , Globe Staff

Two generations removed from the glow of the Kennedy White House, the Kennedy family now includes more than 30 grandchildren who still find their lives — both their accomplishments and missteps — breathlessly tracked by a public fascinated by the descendants of “Camelot.”