Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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Kevin Cullen

Compassion in the corner office

By , Globe Staff

The R that appears after Charlie Baker’s name, in many corners of this state, renders him somehow incapable of empathy, of action. But that R is also for results.

Kevin Cullen

A dream undiminished by senseless shooting

By , Globe Columnist

It’s been a hard life for Chang Ly, but a good one. Then came Election Day, and the masked man with the gun.


Some foul-weather fancies


Boy, I miss all those TV commercials about New Hampshire politics. On the bright side, Bernie and Phyl are back.

Kevin Cullen

Free speech, press: Discuss

By , Globe Columnist

A lecture led by the former Supreme Judicial Court chief justice wandered into territory her late husband would have admired.