Deupty Bureau Chief - Washington

Liz Goodwin

Liz Goodwin is the deputy bureau chief for The Boston Globe in Washington, and covers national politics. She’s written from the U.S.-Mexico border about the Trump administration’s family separation policy, from the U.K. on President Trump’s influence on the country’s nationalists, and from the campaign trail over three presidential elections. She and her colleagues won the 2020 Toner Prize for Excellence in National Political Reporting for their series on battleground states. Liz grew up in Galveston, Texas, and worked for Yahoo News and the Daily Beast in New York before joining the Globe.

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A Kennedy loses in Massachusetts, dimming the sheen of a storied political dynasty

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The loss raises questions about whether the Kennedys — who captivated the nation for the better part of a century with their promise and tragedy, and who adopted created the enduring myth of Camelot — have seen their dynasty’s end.

Amid multiple crises, Trump delivers RNC acceptance speech from the White House

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Republicans worked at their convention to project an image of a president firmly in control of a largely coronavirus-free country on the rise over the course of four nights that frequently displayed Trump surrounded by the trappings of his office.

Biden accepts nomination, vows to lead nation out of ‘season of darkness'

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The 77-year-old Biden, who would become the oldest president ever if elected, is an unlikely figure to be the standard bearer of the leftward-charging Democratic Party, with his somber message of restoring the “soul” of the nation and an old school emphasis on working across the aisle.

Joe Biden’s VP pick is Kamala Harris, first woman of color on major party’s ticket

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Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday tapped Senator Kamala Harris of California to be his running mate, elevating the first Black and South Asian woman in US history to that role ahead of next week’s party convention.