Assistant Washington Editor

Michael Kranish

Michael Kranish is deputy chief of the Boston Globe’s Washington bureau. Kranish has covered national politics, the White House, and Congress. He co-authored the Globe’s biography of Senator John F. Kerry and authored a book about Thomas Jefferson.

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Jeb Bush shaped by troubled Phillips Academy years

By , Globe Staff

Bush almost ran aground at the Andover prep school, and it would take four years for him to straighten out.

In mining country, ‘war on coal’ hard to see

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Though Obama’s critics use the “war” as an attack line, his administration often sides with mining interests seeking federal leases.

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State pushes to keep Mass. military bases open

By Bryan Bender , Globe Staff

A bid to save the state’s six military installations fuses political and business forces, and former senator William “Mo” Cowan straddles both.