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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.

Latest stories

Republicans becoming more bullish about midterms

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

A growing chorus of Republicans say Trump’s improving favorability ratings could keep Democrats from taking over the House in November.

Moulton aims to build network of military veterans running for House seats

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Representative Seth Moulton is raising eyebrows with his claims to have “recruited’’ a whole new class of veterans, but he nonetheless is bringing energy to the cause.

State of the Union puts Trump into a rare situation: a diverse audience

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

The seats of the House chamber on Tuesday night will be filled not only with ardent supporters of President Trump, but also with vociferous Trump critics.

Shutdown shows strains of Trump’s leadership

By Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Despite a late scramble by members of Congress on Sunday night, the federal government shutdown barreled into its third day on Monday.