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

Gap between Trump and GOP becoming a chasm

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Fractures in the GOP from 2016 — largely papered over after Donald Trump’s surprising victory — are reopening.

Forget scenic traditions — Trump vacations in the land of spray tans

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The president’s New Jersey golf club is a pitching-wedge shot away from trucks barreling past on I-78.

Congressional Republicans promised action. By the numbers, they haven’t delivered

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By almost every objective measure, this Congress is off to a dismal start.

John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy letters to be auctioned

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The two collections reveal a family in the middle of World War II, just before two members were killed in airplane accidents.