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.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

Imperfect choices for voters

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Voters usually support the person whose political views most closely reflect their own. They leave complicating moral judgments to God and history.

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Charlie Baker and the curious case of the judge’s daughter

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The public deserves to know about law enforcement in Massachusetts.

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Mitt Romney bets on another sure thing

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Romney’s language about Roy Moore is tough and uncompromising. But how long will that last?

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Making sense of the senseless

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The common thread is a kind of citizen surrender to unpredictability.