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Astead W. Herndon

Herndon is a general assignment Metro reporter for the Globe. He joined the Globe in 2015 after a summer reporting internship. A graduate of the Marquette University, Herndon previously worked at CNN.com and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Republicans resist independent review after Comey firing

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Democrats are pressing for a special investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.

After House victory, health care bill faces tough path in Senate

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

“The bill, as it passed in the House, is dead on arrival in the Senate,” said Senator Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat.

Trump’s blind spot on black history worries scholars

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Surprise among scholars over White House inaccuracies has turned to dismay over Trump’s seemingly ill-informed views.

Wisconsin seeks to mandate drug tests for Medicaid recipients

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

If one place typifies the relationship between America’s poor and their government, it may be Marcia Coggs Human Services Center.