Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

Joe Biden’s comfort food can be hard to swallow

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Biden promoted his relationship with two segregationist Democrats as examples of the good old days of civility and getting things done in American politics.

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Wanted for the T: more urgency and empathy from Baker

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Baker kept his distance — literally — from the frustrating system breakdown that inconvenienced thousands of commuters.

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Have Massachusetts Democrats lost faith in themselves or in Elizabeth Warren?

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Even in Massachusetts, likely Democratic primary voters favor Joe Biden over Elizabeth Warren.

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Sal DiMasi pursues his inalienable right to lobby

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The former speaker still hasn’t expressed proper contrition for his crimes.