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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 CNN.com and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Massachusetts fights latest GOP healthcare overhaul

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

State officials warned that the Republican bill would inflict serious damage to the Mass. medical system.

In age of Trump, politics has become a game with no shame

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

President Trump rarely, if ever, admits a mistake or says he’s sorry. Other politicians are now following his lead.

President Trump keeps blocking people on Twitter. Is that legal?

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Trump’s willingness to spread unverified claims and engage in personal attacks has riled many, but a more covert habit threatens to push the White House into legal trouble.

What’s Trump’s think tank? Try internet message boards

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Understanding the ecosystem of pro-Trump media is critical to any understanding of the Trump presidency itself.