Tracy Jan

Jan covers national politics as well as healthcare policy in the Washington bureau. Previously she was the Globe’s higher education reporter in Boston. She joined the Globe in 2004 and covered K-12 education, including the Boston Public Schools. Her work has won the National Headliner Awards. A Stanford University graduate, Jan began her career as a crime and courts reporter for The Oregonian.

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In Middle East, Lynch assesses US fight against ISIS

By , Globe Staff

Representative Stephen Lynch is traveling through the Middle East with Representative Jim McGovern and other members of Congress.

Marriage a ‘fundamental right’ for all, Supreme Court rules

By , Globe Staff

The decision sweeps aside 14 state prohibitions on gay marriage and means couples will be entitled to marry in all 50 states.

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Obama health care law

By , Globe Staff

With the ruling, the president says the Affordable Care Act is “here to stay.”

Unusual partnership means Obama trade agenda can progress

By , Globe Staff

Republican backing gave President Obama the authority to negotiate a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal.