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Bobby Caina Calvan

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Washington, DC
Journalist — Associated Press
As seen in: Associated Press, The Guardian, CBS News, Yahoo, NPR, Time Magazine, Chicago Tribune, The Atlantic and 276 more
Covers:  congress, us
Doesn't Cover: entertainment

On assignment in Helena, MT, for The Associated Press. Formerly a DC-based political reporter for the Boston Globe and health writer for the Sacramento Bee.

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Biography

Washington-based journalist who has worked in some of the country's best newsrooms. Currently a reporter for the Boston Globe in the nation's capital. I'v covered most everything there is to cover. At the Sacramento Bee, I covered health care, did a stint on the copy desk, and covered the Iraq wa...

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@BobbyCalvan — 1,025 followers, 3,060 tweets

Among my fav MLK quotes: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that."
RT @hawaii: Hawaii university students ran to campus fallout shelters to find the doors locked. Those signs were up but outdate… https://t.co/Qg1lj8NBud
Been hours since false alarm in Hawaii, but just texted nephew and brother that I loved them. I’m ticked over the needless panic.
I crawled out from many “—holes,” but I clean up really good.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Instead of working on the college paper, I was paid to write for a twice-weekly newspaper in the tiny city of El Cerrito, near Berkeley.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Ahh, yes, that relic of journalism past. I've heard rumors of this ancient technology and the agony of death by paper cuts.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Lou Grant.