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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The sheriff from Trumpachusetts

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If you’re looking to challenge Massachusetts’ reputation as a bastion of liberalism, this jail is a good place to start.

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Joan Vennochi: Tito Jackson’s ‘plausible’ challenge of Marty Walsh deserves a hearing

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Mayor Walsh has a commanding lead in the polls, but Jackson derserves a hearing.

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Sean Spicer’s lies aren’t so funny

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Turning Spicer into Jimmy Fallon helps him rebrand, post-Trump.

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Joan Vennochi: A mind-blowing slate of visiting fellows at Harvard

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And not mind-blowing in an entirely positive way.