Lisa Lerer, The Boston Globe

Lisa Lerer

The Boston Globe

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Recent articles by Lisa:

Tara Reade is dropped as client by a leading #MeToo lawyer

The lawyer for Tara Reade, the former Senate aide who has accused Joe Biden of sexual assault, said Friday that he was no longer representing her, just two weeks after taking her on as a client. → Read More

Tara Reade is dropped as client by a leading #MeToo lawyer

The lawyer for Tara Reade, the former Senate aide who has accused Joe Biden of sexual assault, said he was no longer representing her, just two weeks after taking her on as a client.From nytimes.com. → Read More

A Campaign Milestone: 'I Was Drugged and Raped,' Heard in a Candidate's Ad

The photo could have been taken at any prom or sorority formal. Girls with long hair and fancy dresses, their arms draped around each other's shoulders, smiling wide.Just five seconds into the campaign ad, a narrator makes clear that the image had not captured a celebratory kind of night."It → Read More

As Tara Reade’s Expert Witness Credentials Are Questioned, So Are Verdicts

Defense lawyers are reviewing cases in which Ms. Reade, the former Senate aide who has accused Joe Biden of sexual assault, gave expert testimony on domestic violence. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg Just Wants to Be Useful

The former presidential candidate’s new political action committee is supporting some Democrats you’ve probably never heard of. → Read More

Can Biden Expand the Map?

There are signs that Joe Biden’s campaign is exploring more paths to victory in the Electoral College than recent Democratic nominees. → Read More

Biden Has an Edge on Trump. So Why Are Democrats Worried?

In his first weeks as the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden went days at a time with no public events. His campaign staff in early April was about half the size of Hillary Clinton's at the same time in 2016. A much-touted virtual rally last week was riddled with glitches. And Biden and his → Read More

Biden Has an Edge on Trump. So Why Are Democrats Worried?

The former vice president has unified the party and is leading in the polls. But some Democrats say he faces familiar challenges, including slow decision-making and flaws in his digital operation. → Read More

Joe Biden Has an Edge on Trump in the Polls. So Why Are Democrats Worried?

The former vice president has unified the party and is leading in the polls. But some Democrats say he faces familiar challenges, including slow decision-making and flaws in his digital operation. → Read More

Reade’s ex-husband said she spoke of harassment in ’96 court document

Tara Reade complained to her ex-husband during the 1990s that she had been a victim of sexual harassment while working in Joe Biden’s Senate office, court records show, providing the first contemporaneous record supporting her claims that sexual misconduct occurred when she worked for Biden. → Read More

‘I’m Sure for American Women, This Is Frustrating’

We spoke to the chief executive of Time’s Up about Joe Biden, Tara Reade and what this moment says about how the country thinks about sexual misconduct. → Read More

Tara Reade's Allegation Is Against Biden, but the Burden Is on Women

Even with the progress of #MeToo, women are called upon to defend their male colleagues. In the 2020 election, that can mean putting the movement itself on the line. → Read More

Joe Biden will address Tara Reade’s allegation on MSNBC on Friday

Joe Biden will publicly address an allegation of sexual assault for the first time in an appearance on morning television Friday, after weeks of silence on the issue that had prompted frustration from Democrats and attacks from Republicans seeking to weaken him for a general election contest against President Trump. → Read More

Democratic Frustration Mounts as Biden Remains Silent on Sexual Assault Allegation

For more than three weeks, progressive activists and women's rights advocates debated how to handle an allegation of sexual assault against Joe Biden. The conversations weren't easy, nor were the politics: Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, faced one allegation; his opponent → Read More

Trump Administration Signals Support for Allies’ Fight Against Virus Orders

Conservative groups making a legal assault against state and local coronavirus restrictions are backed by the Justice Department’s willingness to “take action.” → Read More

Hillary Clinton to Endorse Joe Biden

The expected announcement by the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee follows ones from Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as the party tries to show its unity. → Read More

Does the Biden Bump Have More to Do With Trump?

Polling in two states that many Democrats assumed were lost shows Joe Biden with a narrow lead over President Trump. But the race is moving toward Democrats for reasons that have very little to do with Mr. Biden. → Read More

Opposed to Bailouts, but in This Case Willing to Take One

Some conservative nonprofit groups are seeking financial help to weather the coronavirus crisis. Some liberal organizations are putting aside different qualms to make the same request. → Read More

Q&A With a Trump Economic Adviser

We spoke to Stephen Moore, a member of President Trump’s economic task force, about the risks of reopening, what he’s advising the president and his predictions of a coming “economic civil war.” → Read More

The Juggle of Working Motherhood, Trapped at Home

As families adjust to this new reality, it’s often mom’s Zoom meeting that has to wait. → Read More