National political reporter

Victoria McGrane

Victoria McGrane is a national political correspondent for the Boston Globe’s Washington DC bureau. She joined the Globe in May 2016. She has covered policy and politics from the nation’s capital since 2006, including six years as a reporter with The Wall Street Journal, covering banking policy, the roll out of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulation law, the Federal Reserve, and economics.

Victoria grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and Columbus, Ga., and attended Dartmouth College, where she majored in history. After graduation, she got her first break in journalism by landing a job at The Keene Sentinel, in Keene, N.H., covering everything from fires to city government. She lives in Takoma Park, Maryland, with her husband and daughter.

Latest stories

Brookline attorney files paperwork to explore challenging Markey

By , Globe Staff

Shannon Liss-Riordan wrote Friday that she plans to make a final call about running “in the coming weeks.”

In Trump’s Washington, Mass. Democrats wield renewed power

By , Globe Staff

At least one presidential candidate. Three members in House leadership. The best-known name in New England politics, plus one of the best-known freshmen in the House. Has the delegation got its groove back?

Muslims seek to increase activism in state amid Trump attacks

By , Globe Staff

Despite the State House focus, national politics lurks in the background, all the more so because of Trump’s aggressive criticism of Ilhan Omar.

Proposed tax on high earners gets warm reception on Beacon Hill

By , Globe Staff

The goal: Generate much-needed cash to plow into education and transportation with a surcharge of 4 percentage points on the state’s income tax for earnings above $1 million.