Tracy Jan

Jan covers national politics as well as healthcare policy in the Washington bureau. Previously she was the Globe’s higher education reporter in Boston. She joined the Globe in 2004 and covered K-12 education, including the Boston Public Schools. Her work has won the National Headliner Awards. A Stanford University graduate, Jan began her career as a crime and courts reporter for The Oregonian.

Latest stories

Cruz throws a wrench in Trump’s convention

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In a toxic blend of political and personal grievance, Ted Cruz said his prior promise to support the GOP nominee was not irrevocable.


Donald Trump is at the wheel, and road looks rocky

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Trump’s party is one of anger and division, one that is sick and tired of the status quo, and skeptical of all elected officials.

Outside the GOP’s Cleveland gathering, a shadow convention

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Republicans who are not supportive of or hostile to Donald Trump nonetheless have been busy, trying to be good party leaders but not associating themselves with the nominee.

Republican National Convention

Hillary Clinton, anti-Trump forces catch flak on Day 1

By and , Globe Staff

The quest for party unity fell short as chaos erupted on the Republican National Convention floor Monday.