Associate Editor

Joan Vennochi

Vennochi is a columnist for the Op-Ed page. She previously wrote a business column, and has covered national and Massachusetts politics for the Globe. She shared in a Pulitzer Prize for special local reporting that was awarded to the Spotlight Team.

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Opinion | JOAN VENNOCHI

Flynn kept city’s marine industrial park afloat

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Changes to the park should honor the former mayor, but not set the city back financially.

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Hey, Bill, exit left

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Berating Bernie Sanders on Hillary Clinton’s behalf, as Bill Clinton also did in New Hampshire, doesn’t help his wife.

JOAN VENNOCHI JOAN VENNOCHI Sanders supporters cheer as election results are displayed on a television at a rally in Manchester, N.H., on Tuesday night. j. david ake/ap

How Bernie Sanders made Hillary Clinton look old How Sanders made Clinton look old

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Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire. Then, he’s done.That’s been the bible on Campaign 2016. But as novelist and screenwriter William Goldman famously observed about Hollywood and what sells, “Nobody knows anything.” In the age of Donald Trump, the same is true of politics.Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire. Then, he’s done.That’s been the bible on Campaign 2016. But as novelist and screenwriter William Goldman famously observed about Hollywood and what sells, “Nobody knows anything.” In the age of Donald Trump, the same is true of politics.

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I’m with crazy, and other notes on New Hampshire

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As the spotlight shifts to Donald Trump’s rivals, New Hampshire now decides how much crazy the rest of us must tolerate.