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

Latino charity faces a ‘dilemma’ on housing separated children

By , Globe Staff

Texas-based Southwest Key Programs Inc. finds itself accused of complicity in Trump’s separations policy, raising broader questions about how much moral responsibility is borne by the thousands of people who are working to carry out that policy.

Democrats test messages and leaders for next chapter at RFK memorial

By , Globe Staff

National figures past and present tried to fashion Robert F. Kennedy’s words for today’s politics Wednesday during a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his death.

Arc of Bill Clinton’s political career will be on display during his RFK commemoration

By , Globe Staff

As president, Bill Clinton spoke at the 25th anniversary of RFK’s assassination. He has been invited to speak again next week.

How does Trump decide his pardons? Critics say it’s based on gut feeling

By , Globe Staff

The decision fit an emerging pattern of President Trump pardoning conservative figures, creating an appearance of political favoritism in the exercise of a potent presidential power.