Noah Bierman

Bierman currently covers Congress. Before that, he covered state politics and transportation. He has also reported on higher education, crime, politics, and local government for the Miami Herald, The Palm Beach Post, and the Duluth (Minn.) News-Tribune.

Latest stories

Amid Ebola worry, nomination for surgeon general languishes

By and Jessica Meyers , Globe Staff

Politicians in both parties oppose the appointment of Dr. Vivek Murthy, a physician at Brigham and Women’s hospital.

Edward Markey trying to climb ladder in the Senate

By , Globe Staff

Questions over Markey’s effectiveness have become a central issue as his brief term ends and he seeks reelection in November.

Midterm immigration ads may hurt GOP in 2016

By , Globe Staff

Some worry the midterm rhetoric could complicate the party’s efforts to remold its image to Hispanic voters.

GOP criticizes Washington insider as ‘Ebola czar’ choice

By , Globe Staff

The president’s choice to lead the nation’s response has no medical experience, known instead as a political crisis manager.