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

Patrick Kennedy reveals family’s struggles with alcohol in new book

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Kennedy’s new book, scheduled to be released Monday, provides an intimate picture of a dysfunctional family.

Is this Maine-built destroyer a marvel, or a floating boondoggle?

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The $22 billion Zumwalt program is seen by numerous critics as a prime example of Pentagon budget bloat, delays, and misplaced priorities.

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When Bernie Sanders interviewed a Republican senator for Vermont Life

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Reading Sanders interviewing George Aiken in 1973 comes as a relief, a refreshing departure from what you might expect.

Groups unite against curbing painkillers

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As state lawmakers aim to crack down on prescription drugs, the move is opposed by patients, doctors, and the industry.