Laura Krantz

Laura Krantz covers national politics and the 2020 election for the Boston Globe. She previously covered higher education for the Globe for four years. She also worked for VTDigger in Vermont and the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham. She graduated from Boston University and is originally from Tampa, Fla.

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At Trump rally in Pa., loyalists say ‘the Democrats are helping us’ by pushing impeachment

By , Globe Staff

Hours before the president was scheduled to speak in Hershey, Pa., on Tuesday evening, hundreds of people were already in line for the rally, bringing with ponchos, tents, and red “Make America Great Again” hats.

Back to the Battleground

What we learned from each of the battleground states we visited ahead of the 2020 election

By , , and , Globe Staff

Who will win in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin next year? The Globe’s D.C. bureau spent time reporting in these crucial battleground states. This is what they found.

As impeachment proceedings continue, no one seems happy in Washington

By and Ryan Wangman , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Democrats and Republicans were in a bitter mood Wednesday as the impeachment inquiry into President Trump entered a new phase with the first Judiciary Committee hearing. Both sides know they’re not going to get what they want during this holiday season, and they hardly relish the prospect of working straight through to an expected impeachment vote in the days before Christmas.

Few are giving Deval Patrick a chance, except South Carolina’s voters

By , Globe Staff

South Carolinians appeared impressed with the former Mass. governor as he met with small groups around the state this week.