Assistant Managing Editor

Christopher Rowland

Rowland is the Washington bureau chief. He also has served as Metro political editor and as a healthcare reporter on the Business desk. He joined the paper in January of 2001 after spending 12 years as a local and state political writer at the Providence Journal in Rhode Island.

Latest stories

Bernie Sanders wants single-payer. So why is he going to defend the ACA on TV?

By Julia Jacobs , Globe Correspondent

The senator wants Medicare for all. But for the next week, he must take his enthusiasm for the Affordable Care Act out of retirement.

Trump takes softer approach to wooing Murkowski’s vote on health bill

By Julia Jacobs , Globe Correspondent

Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski is key to a last-ditch effort to fulfill Republicans’ years-long ambition of repealing Obamacare.

Elizabeth Warren raises concerns about Army secretary nominee

By , Globe Staff

Elizabeth Warren said nominee Mark Esper’s work as chief lobbyist at Waltham-based Raytheon raises questions about his fitness to lead the Army.

Is President Trump setting the stage for a new nuclear arms race?

By , Globe Staff

Critics say the Pentagon’s plan for an air-launched nuclear cruise missile makes the unimaginable more likely.