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Bobby Caina Calvan

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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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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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…
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.