Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

Charlie Baker and the ‘MassHealth switcheroo’

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When it comes to access to medical care, it’s gut check time in America — even in Massachusetts, the cradle of health care reform.

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Jared Kushner should answer questions in public

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The country deserves his sworn, public testimony concerning his contacts with Russian officials.

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Gov. Baker matches technocratic know-how with compassion — and a few tears

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Baker is perfecting the model of technocrat with just enough heart to satisfy 7 out of 10 voters in a state that went bigly for Donald Trump’s opponent.

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Elizabeth Warren vs. a ‘hateful’ president

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Routinely identified as a potential 2020 presidential candidate, Warren has Donald Trump’s taunting attention.