Washington Week

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Astead Herndon

Astead W. Herndon is a national political reporter based in New York. He was previously a Washington-based political reporter and a City Hall reporter for The Boston Globe.

Most Recent Appearances

  • June 4, 2021
    President Biden tasked Vice President Harris with protecting voting rights as states across the country enact strict new voting laws.
  • June 4, 2021
    President Biden tasked Vice President Harris with protecting voting rights as states across the country enact strict new voting laws.
  • January 8, 2021
    It was a chaotic week. As Congress met to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s win, hundreds of President Trump’s supporters stormed into the Capitol to stop the electoral vote count, an event that stunned the nation.