Matt Viser

Boston Globe

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National political reporter for the Boston Globe, based in Washington, DC

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California Congressman Eric Swalwell is now the 18th Democratic candidate running for president in 2020. The field is already crowded.

18 Democrats are running for president now

California Congressman Eric Swalwell is now the 18th Democratic candidate running for president in 2020. The field is already crowded.

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As promised, President Obama had lunch with Mitt Romney today — no press coverage, no details of their discussion.

The Fiscal Cliff, Susan Rice and Political Gamesmanship

As promised, President Obama had lunch with Mitt Romney today — no press coverage, no details of their discussion.

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Whatever its ultimate ruling in June may be, the US Supreme Court made history this week.

Supreme Court Justices Weigh Future of Healthcare Law

Whatever its ultimate ruling in June may be, the US Supreme Court made history this week.

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