National Political Reporter

Matt Viser

Viser is the deputy Washington bureau chief, where he also covers national politics and the 2016 presidential campaign. He covered the 2012 presidential election, closely following Republican nominee Mitt Romney, and also has covered Congress and the Massachusetts delegation. He also writes about coffee on the Globe’s Double Shot page. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, he has been at the Globe since 2004 and previously reported for the State House bureau, the City Hall bureau, and Globe West.

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Poll has Ayotte down by 10 points to Hassan

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Senator Kelly Ayotte, one of the most vulnerable Republicans running for reelection, is down by 10 points to her likely Democratic opponent in a new poll.

Bruising contest now heads to swing states

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will now turn toward a handful of states that are likely to determine the election.

Political oratory takes center stage at conventions

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Political conventions are delivering a mid-summer feast of speeches in an era of cable TV sound bytes and 140-character attacks.

Cleveland convention bounce uncertain as Trump revisits Cruz feud

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Donald Trump, hours after accepting the GOP nomination for president, rehashed old primary race controversies.