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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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.

from To the Point

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President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”

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Filmmakers Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss the war crimes being committed in Gaza and how a resolution could be reached in the Middle East.

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Berkeley’s City Council recently adopted an ordinance to drop certain gendered terms from the city’s municipal code.

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Author and University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern traces the origins of America's burgeoning white nationalist movement.

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“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.

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Three shootings in the span of one week in California, Texas, and Ohio have community members and political leaders speaking out against gun violence and hateful rhetoric toward the…

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