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Jess Bidgood

Jess Bidgood is a national political reporter in the Globe’s Washington bureau, where she covers campaigns, Congress and how the workings of Washington (or lack thereof) influence people’s lives around the country. She previously spent seven years covering New England for the New York Times, and began her journalism career at WBUR and WGBH. She lives in Washington and misses Somerville.

Latest stories

Roger Lau, veteran Warren staffer, will lead her 2020 campaign

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In choosing Lau, a longtime aide who also worked on presidential campaigns for John Kerry and Hillary Clinton, Warren has selected an operative she knows and trusts.

Elizabeth Warren makes presidential campaign official

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Speaking in Lawrence, Warren began her campaign by recognizing the women who had gone on strike there more than a century ago, connecting themes of labor rights, immigration, and gender to her own campaign.

Warren sought to rip off bandaid on native heritage last year. But she left out the apology

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Senator Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to offer an apology has become an unwelcome distraction that threatens to slow her momentum days before her formal campaign announcement.

Charlie Baker urges Washington to act on climate change

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The governor, a Republican, testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources, which held its first hearing on climate change since 2009.