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

Charlie Baker tried to reshape the state Republican party. Then Donald Trump happened

By Matt Stout and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

Even his mea culpa after Wednesday night’s debate was far from enthusiastic: Baker did not utter Geoff Diehl’s name in any of his responses.

Baker hesitated on saying he’d vote for Diehl. Here’s how Diehl responded

By , Globe Staff

Governor Baker stumbled over several questions about Geoff Diehl, a supporter of President Trump who’s running for US Senate, during a Wednesday gubernatorial debate.

Shiva Ayyadurai: the candidate who represents our bizarre political climate

By , Globe Staff

Ayyadurai, a Belmont entrepreneur with four degrees from MIT, is running for Senate in a campaign that may seem quixotic, but is certainly animated.

In first ads of reelection campaign, Warren touts record of delivering results for Mass.

By , Globe Staff

The first ad is narrated by Boston Marathon bombing survivors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, newlyweds who lost their left legs in the attack.