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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Democrats, don’t take your ball and go home

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Democrats boycotting the inauguration don’t get how important it is for a team to stand together, especially in defeat.

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Joan Vennochi: Why is Carmen Ortiz being cast as Cruella de Vil?

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The outgoing US attorney has a successful record by any prosecutorial standard.

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Trump’s unchained ego takes center stage

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This was no press conference. It was a rambling, bizarre entertainment show starring the president-elect.

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Elizabeth Warren — a liberal lioness with sharp claws

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Elizabeth Warren has been called a “hyperpartisan bully.” That’s exactly what Democrats need.