Liz Goodwin

Liz Goodwin is a political reporter in the Globe’s Washington, D.C. Bureau. Previously, she covered Congress and two presidential elections for Yahoo News. Liz grew up in Galveston, Texas and is still searching for good Tex-Mex in Washington.

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House Democrats dream of oversight bonanza after midterms

By , Globe Staff

If Democrats win the House in November, more than 20 Democratic chairmen would suddenly gain the power to compel reluctant witnesses to testify in front of their committees.

On eve of key Gina Haspel vote, Maine senator laments John McCain’s absence

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Republicans are paying little heed to Senator John McCain’s warnings about Gina Hapsel, President Trump’s pick to lead the CIA. Senator Angus King has taken notice.

A veil of secrecy fuels doubts on Afghan war

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The Trump administration is raising hackles in Congress by cloaking in official secrecy an unusual amount of data about the longest armed conflict in American history.

CIA pick Haspel says she won’t ‘judge’ whether waterboarding was wrong

By , Globe Staff

Gina Haspel promised senators she would never restart an interrogation program in the future, if she is confirmed as director of the CIA.