Associate Editor

Joan Vennochi

Vennochi is a columnist for the Op-Ed page. She previously wrote a business column, and has covered national and Massachusetts politics for the Globe. She shared in a Pulitzer Prize for special local reporting that was awarded to the Spotlight Team.

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Will the Democratic machine work for Martha Coakley?

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Some Democrats are endorsing Charlie Baker, and there are troubling signs of waffling by others.

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Well-funded pro-casino ads tug at the heartstrings

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Money is the real power behind the casino industry’s smooth and calculating pitch.

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Charlie Baker and the ‘compassion deficit’

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A kinder, softer Baker is supposedly running in 2014. But much of the softness is rooted in optics.

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Judge refuses to be pushed around by Partners HealthCare

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Janet Sanders has stood up to the health giant rather than kneel before it.