Matt Viser

Viser is a reporter in the Washington bureau, currently covering the White House and national politics. He covered the 2012 presidential election, closely following Republican nominee Mitt Romney, and also has covered Congress and the Massachusetts delegation. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, he has been at the Globe since 2004 and previously reported for the State House bureau, the City Hall bureau, and Globe West.

Latest stories

A mellow and feisty Barney Frank visits Capitol Hill

By Matt Viser , Globe Staff

Frank testified before the committee he once ran, four years after his signature financial reform legislation passed.

Elizabeth Warren, Mitt Romney backers won’t take no for an answer

By Matt Viser , Globe Staff

Both Elizabeth Warren and Mitt Romney insist — repeatedly — they have no intention of running for president in 2016.

Obama points at Russia as he calls for crash probe

By Matt Viser and David Filipov , Globe Staff

President Obama said Russia supplied Ukrainian separatists with weapons that could have brought down the Malaysian airliner.

Congress near another stopgap fix, this time on road funds

By Matt Viser , Globe Staff

Lawmakers have yet to agree on how to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, putting 926 Mass. projects in jeopardy.