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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Hillary Clinton seeks to ride momentum after strong debate

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Clinton tried to build on her debate success, while Republicans downplayed any impact on the tight race.

Clinton, Trump throw punches but fail to get a knockout

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Speaking to each other with undisguised disdain, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sharply disagreed on a number of issues.

Clinton and Trump manage expectations ahead of first debate

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Tonight’s debate pits two very different candidates against each other amid an atmosphere of anxiety and frustration among voters.

What Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump need to do to win the first debate

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For either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton to come away the clear winner, something pretty extraordinary needs to happen.