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

Ed Markey will face a Senate challenger: high-profile labor lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan

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Massachusetts voters officially have a 2020 Senate primary on their hands.

Ongoing D.C. fight tests separations of powers

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Legal experts and scholars say the escalating clash between congressional Democrats and the White House has entered uncharted territory.

City officials threaten lawsuit over education funding if Legislature fails to make progress

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“We will wait patiently to see what happens in that process,” said New Bedford Mayor Jon F. Mitchell, referring to assurances that Beacon Hill leaders have given that they will pass legislation revamping the 26-year-old school funding formula.

Senate budget proposes more funds for education than House, governor

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The $42.7 billion spending plan is the latest indication that Beacon Hill is serious about revamping the state’s outdated education funding formula.