Politics Reporter

Victoria McGrane

Victoria McGrane is a political correspondent for the Boston Globe. She joined the Globe’s Washington, DC bureau, in May 2016, where she covered the 2016 presidential election and Congress in the Trump era. She moved with her family to the Boston area in early 2018, after more than 12 years covering politics and policy in the nation’s capital, including six years as a reporter with The Wall Street Journal, and two years with Politico.

Victoria grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and Columbus, Ga., and attended Dartmouth College, where she majored in history. After graduation, she got her first break in journalism by landing a job at The Keene Sentinel, in Keene, N.H., covering everything from fires to city government. She lives in Reading with her husband and two daughters.

Latest stories

Patriots team plane arrives with protective masks from China

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The Patriots sent a team plane to China to help acquire equipment for the fight against coronavirus.

Manufacturing a coronavirus defense: companies like L.L. Bean transition to medical gear production

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Numerous manufacturers across New England, from iconic brands to specialty shops, are pivoting to making protective gear desperately needed in the battle against the highly contagious coronavirus.

In navigating coronavirus pandemic, Massachusetts voters say they trust Baker — and Cuomo

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Nearly 80 percent of those surveyed approve of Governor Charlie Baker’s handling of the outbreak, and 83 percent say they’re getting the information they need out of state government. About half — 53 percent — say the federal government is doing the same, but far less have confidence in President Trump.

Against a stealthy virus, a united front

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The survey reveals an extraordinary sense of shared purpose in the face of an unprecedented crisis, with Massachusetts residents nearly unanimous in their support for the severe restrictions that Governor Charlie Baker has imposed on life in the state to help slow the highly contagious virus.