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Victoria McGrane

Politics Editor


Victoria McGrane is the politics editor for the Boston Globe's Metro department, and oversees the Globe’s coverage of Massachusetts politics, the state Legislature, the Healey administration, and Boston City Hall. She also coordinates the Globe’s coverage of the 2024 New Hampshire primary.

Prior to this role, she served as a national political correspondent in the Globe’s Washington, D.C., bureau, where she covered the 2016 election and Congress in the Trump era. She spent much of her 20-year career covering policy and politics in the nation’s capital, including six years as a reporter with the Wall Street Journal and, prior to that, Politico, where she covered lobbying and Congress. Her areas of expertise over the years have included financial services and economic policy in Congress; the Federal Reserve and monetary policy; and the 2010 Dodd-Frank law overhauling Wall Street regulation in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

Victoria earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree in political economy from the London School of Economics. She got her first break in journalism at The Keene Sentinel, in Keene, N.H., covering all manner of local news, including the 2002 presidential primary. She lives in Reading with her husband and two daughters. She can be reached at Follow her on Twitter or Threads at @vgmac.