Deputy Washington Bureau Chief

Matt Viser

Matt Viser is the deputy Washington bureau chief, where he also covers national politics and the White House. He previously covered the 2016 presidential campaign, focusing on Donald Trump, and the 2012 presidential election, closely following Mitt Romney. He has also covered Congress and John Kerry’s tenure as secretary of state, winning awards for coverage of the White House and Congress.

A self-professed coffee snob and 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. He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.

Latest stories

Dershowitz has Trump’s ear with criticism of Mueller

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Alan Dershowitz, the longtime liberal Harvard professor, has emerged as a confidant of President Trump with his outspoken criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI.

A look at some of James Comey’s clips from his college newspaper

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In some opinion columns, the man who would become the FBI director wrote in a tone that sometimes was, to be blunt, sophomoric.

Sophomoric and substantial: The college journalism career of James Comey

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At the College of William and Mary, the future FBI director tackled issues like race and campus rape, but also veered into the juvenile, like when he mocked the attractiveness of women at Harvard.

How Stormy Daniels is beating Trump at his own game

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The adult film star has rolled out a textbook negative media campaign against the master of media manipulation. And the worst for President Trump is yet to come.