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

Amid a scandal at the RMV, Beacon Hill lawmakers plan hearing

By , Globe Staff

Governor Charlie Baker, also speaking about the firing of the MBTA’s former chief safety officer, said he plans to collaborate with lawmakers.

When candidates collide? Democrats are running into each other on the campaign trail

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Many of the two dozen Democrats running for president plan to celebrate the birth of American democracy with some good old-fashioned retail politics, pressing flesh along small-town parade routes, and pitching themselves at cookouts and ice cream socials. Multiple babies will probably be kissed.

Once again, Mass. is one of the last states not to have a budget

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The Legislature’s leaders are not planning to tackle most of their key policy debates until later in the year and have just blown through their July 1 deadline to finish their most fundamental task: crafting a budget.

Joe Kennedy III calls for impeachment proceedings against President Trump

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Representative Joseph Kennedy III is calling on the House to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump.