Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

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Taking on Trump is good for Massachusetts — and for Maura Healey

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Taking on Donald Trump puts the attorney general in the national spotlight.

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Honoring Sal DiMasi is complicated

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Does the former House speaker’s legacy of standing up for liberal principles outweigh his unprincipled personal conduct?

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Mayor for life? Or will Marty Walsh set his sights on something bigger?

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What does Walsh want?

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The gun lobby is alive and well in blue Massachusetts

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The attorney general is the gun lobby’s main target.