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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Trump could force change, but the question is: What kind?

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Like him or dislike him, Trump is a radical departure from anything the country has seen in modern politics.

Defiant, Trump denounces intelligence leaks as fake

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Donald Trump repudiated claims that Russia may have information on him that could expose him to blackmail. “It’s all fake news — phony stuff,’’ he said.

Rex Tillerson showed gift for pragmatism as Boy Scouts chief

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The nominee for secretary of state led the Scouts during a time of crisis over whether openly gay people should be enrolled.

Putin ordered election hacking, report says

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In a conclusion that could raise further questions about Trump’s business conflicts of interest, the report also said that Putin saw Trump’s business background as beneficial.