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.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

Kavanaugh chaos must be putting a smile on Bill Clinton’s face

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Two decades after Brett Kavanaugh drafted salacious questions for Bill Clinton, the spotlight is now on Kavanaugh.

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Brett Kavanaugh’s little lies are catching up with him

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Now he looks even more like a mini-Trump.

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The Battle of the Martys in the Third District

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In the high-stakes race to succeed Niki Tsongas, Marty Walsh, and Marty Meehan are linked to different candidates.

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Feeling queasy about Charlie Baker’s endorsement of Trump-loving Geoff Diehl

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Baker sells himself as a champion of bipartisanship, but as he runs for reelection, it’s all about the politics of survival.