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.

Latest stories

Donald Trump’s ‘truths’ often fail the test

By and Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Donald Trump is taking the country into uncharted territory, a Twitter-age president-elect with little regard for facts.

Harvard classmates barely recognize the Bannon of today

By , Globe Staff

Many of Steve Bannon’s former classmates view him as a great thinker, even if they don’t agree with his politics.

Harvard classmates barely recognize the Bannon of today

By , Globe Staff

From the very first day, the man who has become one of the most controversial advisers to Donald Trump, made an impression.

I went on CNN. Little did I know I’d be mistaken as an alt-right leader.

By , Globe Staff

It began with some gentle poking at my unruly hair. It ended with insinuations that I was a leader of the alt-right who hated Jews.