Chief National Correspondent

Annie Linskey

Annie Linskey is a national political reporter in The Globe’s Washington, D.C. bureau. She has covered the White House and campaign finance for Bloomberg News. Before that she spent nine years at the Baltimore Sun writing about crime, city government, and state politics.

Latest stories

Deval Patrick swings through Texas to test a 2020 presidential bid

By , Globe Staff

The former Massachusetts governor spent this July weekend in the dry Texas heat to see how it might feel to join the ever growing field of candidates.

Former Mass. governor Deval Patrick to lend hand to campaigns in Texas

By , Globe Staff

Patrick is in Texas to give an address to the NAACP convention — a chance to test out his message and rationale for running for president.

Donald Trump has long obsession with the British royal family

By , Globe Staff

Trump likes the idea of permanent power and celebrity, a Rice University professor said, “and nothing screams that more than the British royal family.”

Democrats worry their voters are more exhausted than outraged by Trump

By , Globe Staff

“There are a lot of people who are tired of talking about and tired of hearing about Donald Trump nonstop,” said Mark Mellman, a Democratic pollster.