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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Ayanna Pressley wants to get back to the issues, although ignoring the president isn’t easy

By , Globe Staff

“I quite honestly feel that it’s much ado about nothing,” Pressley said in her Washington office on Wednesday about the attention she has received since she and three other women in the House became the target of President Trump’s attacks.

Facing their toughest challenge, members of ‘the Squad’ turned to Pressley for her ‘positive, loving tone’

By , Globe Staff

Ayanna Pressley has been in the limelight in recent days after President Trump attacked her and three other Congressional women of color, and her star is shining.

Congresswomen targeted by Trump vow to fight his ‘hateful’ policies

By , Globe Staff

“We cannot, we will not be silenced,” said Representative Ayanna Pressley.

Youth activists push gun control to forefront of 2020 campaign

By , Globe Staff

A nationwide network of activists has helped elevate the issue as some Democratic contenders stake out strong positions on ending gun violence.