Ebbert has been a local news reporter for the Globe since 1997 with a focus on politics. She has covered Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Mitt Romney's campaign for governor, and the rise and fall of Massachusetts Republicans' hopes in the elections of 2010.
By Frank Phillips and Stephanie Ebbert , Globe Staff
Karyn Polito is expected to declare that she will run for lieutenant governor, a move that puts the GOP gubernatorial favorite in a difficult spot.
By Jim O’Sullivan and Stephanie Ebbert , Globe Staff
The Walsh mayoral strategy was twofold: capitalize on his strong union support while rendering him as a populist empathetic to Boston’s changing electorate.
By Stephanie Ebbert and Jim O’Sullivan , Globe Staff
With the first major overhaul in City Hall in two decades, Mayor-elect Martin Walsh is expected to usher in an entirely new team.
By Stephanie Ebbert , Globe Staff
Lorrie Higgins, Walsh’s girlfriend for the past eight years, has been supportive of the mayor-elect’s political career.