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

Baker’s budget proposal will include changes to education funding formula

By Matt Stout and , Globe Staff

Governor Charlie Baker is slated Wednesday to unveil his budget plan for fiscal year 2020 and his much-anticipated take on overhauling the state’s 26-year-old school funding formula.

Warren trails only Sanders and Biden with key groups for Democrats, national poll shows

By , Globe Staff

Of particular note, the poll found that 48 percent of African-Americans who identify as Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents view Elizabeth Warren favorably.

Don’t like Elizabeth Warren? Here’s how you can tell her how you feel

By , Globe Staff

Elizabeth Warren’s presidential exploratory committee’s website includes a questionnaire for visitors to say why they don’t support her.

Beacon Hill looks to tackle school funding formula in new session

By , Globe Staff

Governor Charlie Baker is on board, and so are Senate and House leaders. Is this the year that the state’s education funding formula gets an overhaul?