Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

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Can Ayanna Pressley and ‘the Squad’ unite — or, like Trump, just divide?

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How will they use their power? And how will Rep. Ayanna Pressley navigate the political road ahead?

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Chappaquiddick at 50: Ted Kennedy’s long life in public service was a privilege of different times

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Chappaquiddick ended Kennedy’s presidential aspirations. It’s an open question whether a senator from any state could stay in office after such an event.

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With impeachment in the air, Joe Kennedy inhales

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His impeachment evolution signals how uncertain the times for Democrats — even for a Kennedy in Massachusetts.

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Nancy Pelosi can’t swat away the revolution

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‘The Squad’ has the power to challenge Pelosi. And they’re using it as brashly and brilliantly.