Tracy Jan

Jan covers national politics as well as healthcare and education policy from the Washington, D.C. bureau. She previously was the higher education reporter for the Globe, where her work has won the National Headliner Awards. She was also a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists in 2010 and 2008.

Latest stories

Obama vacation punctured by international, domestic strife

By Noah Bierman and Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

Not even a week into his Martha’s Vineyard vacation, President Obama has twice had to address crises.

Obama fund-raiser highlights Democrats’ political imperative

By Noah Bierman and Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

President Obama was set to attend a fund-raiser on Martha’s Vineyard minutes after he spoke about the crisis in Iraq.

US to send more than 50 specialists to combat Ebola

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

More than 50 disease specialists will help combat the outbreak in West Africa.

Firms bemoan stalled changes on visa limits

By Tracy Jan , Globe Staff

Business leaders are frustrated the standoff over immigration is preventing an expansion of work visa programs for high-skilled workers.