Astead W. Herndon

Herndon is a general assignment Metro reporter for the Globe. He joined the Globe in 2015 after a summer reporting internship. A graduate of the Marquette University, Herndon previously worked at and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Ousted Trump adviser Omarosa signs with Mass. speakers firm

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

In a yet-to-be-announced deal, Omarosa Manigault Newman has joined American Programs Bureau, a top booking firm headquartered in Newton.

Is this a new path to Oval Office? Start with a celebrity

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Oprah Winfrey has vaulted into the conversation as a possible candidate, as have other celebrities. Is this where Democrats will find their next nominee?

Obama’s popularity is rising even as Trump is president

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

The former president’s enhanced public profile could, however, be a double-edged sword for Democrats.

Is an anti-Trump wave ahead for GOP in 2018? Signs say yes

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

President Trump is spending the holiday season reveling in his tax overhaul victory, but the new year may bring bad tidings.