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.
By Victoria McGrane and Jess Bidgood , Globe Staff
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.
By Jess Bidgood and Victoria McGrane , Globe Staff
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.
By Jess Bidgood and Liz Goodwin , Globe Staff
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.
By Jess Bidgood , Globe Staff
The governor, a Republican, testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources, which held its first hearing on climate change since 2009.