National political reporter

Victoria McGrane

Victoria McGrane is a national political correspondent for the Boston Globe’s Washington DC bureau. She joined the Globe in May 2016. She has covered policy and politics from the nation’s capital since 2006, including six years as a reporter with The Wall Street Journal, covering banking policy, the roll out of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulation law, the Federal Reserve, and economics.

Victoria grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and Columbus, Ga., and attended Dartmouth College, where she majored in history. After graduation, she got her first break in journalism by landing a job at The Keene Sentinel, in Keene, N.H., covering everything from fires to city government. She lives in Takoma Park, Maryland, with her husband and daughter.

Latest stories

The Democratic primary is so big, N.H. voters might only get to meet each candidate once

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For voters who pride themselves on meeting candidates in person multiple times before deciding whom to support, the cornucopia of 2020 contenders is slightly overwhelming.

Warren’s affordable housing bill is now backed by Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib

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Pressley, one of the most prominent freshmen in Washington, is among the new backers of Warren’s American Housing and Economic Mobility Act.

A Brookline labor attorney is considering challenging Ed Markey

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Shannon Liss-Riordan, an attorney who has sued Amazon and Uber, said she is “talking with people I love and trust before making a decision.”

To fix public education funding, ‘we have to pay for it,’ says new Senate education chair

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Jason Lewis of Winchester indicated that he wants to go bigger and perhaps bolder than Governor Charlie Baker when it comes to overhauling the state’s education funding formula.