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

Susan Collins won’t back down on health care

By Victoria McGrane , Globe Staff

The Maine senator worries the GOP plan would cause millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions to lose insurance.

National fervor over Trump swamps Georgia House race

By Victoria McGrane , Globe Staff

From graphics designed in Boston to phone banks organized in Maryland, out-of-state attention floods a special election in suburban Atlanta.

Trump impeachment is wrong 2018 election message, Democrats say

By Victoria McGrane and Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Party leaders contend putting impeachment front and center in House races would be a mistake.

This is why gun groups are up in arms over a hearing aid bill

By Victoria McGrane , Globe Staff

How does a hearing aid bill turn into a fight about gun rights? Have Elizabeth Warren as the lead legislative author, apparently.