Matt Viser


I cover the White House and national politics for The Boston Globe. I'm a proud Tennessean, a UNC grad, and a lover of coffee. Reach me at

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Items for sale outside floor of the convention? Slap bracelets ($6), iPhone cases ($40), hats ($30), and T-shirts ($30)

Among signatures on floor at Israel's King David Hotel are Barack Obama (2008), Ted Kennedy (1962), John Kerry (2005)

No Israeli papers today (Sabbath), but Obama is front pg, above fold in Al-Quds, the largest Palestinian daily paper

George W. Bush visited Romney HQ in Boston today. Soon, Romney will be staying near Bush’s “plaza” in Jerusalem.

A look at the newspapers Chicagoland is waking up to

Romney is on track for a strikingly large win in Illinois, but 20 mins before he speaks the crowd is strikingly small

Prepares to go live from Boston on Tuesday night

Romney, in front of a cheering crowd at his party in Boston

Here's a look at the free food offered at the Romney party in Boston. Yes, it's mini hot dogs, pretzels, and sliders

Mitt arrives, joined by Ann Romney, for press conference at Belmont ball field.

Mitt and Ann Romney arriving in Belmont to cast their votes

The scene at site of Romney's Super Tues party at Boston's Westin Copley -- where the American flag is sure to be crisp

A look at the newspapers most Ohioans are waking up to this morning before voting in a crucial primary

NH and Iowa drew little snow during January elections. Tonight, in Ohio, it's coming down in buckets