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Bobby Caina Calvan

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Washington, DC
Journalist — Associated Press
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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 — 853 followers, 2,389 tweets

May 23, 2017

Time's ticking. Exactly one more month left in my AP gig in Montana. So many more places to see before I depart.

May 22, 2017

Who's counting? Just 4 days to go before MT's special election. Exactly 1 gazillion radio ads on my 4-hour drive home yesterday. #MTAL

May 21, 2017

Filipino diaspora reaches the northern fringes of Montana. Too bad closed on Sundays. In Eureka, MT. #Montana https://t.co/n4BqJNxJuh

May 20, 2017

Crowd at Quist/Sanders rally in Misdoula. You do the count. https://t.co/W9qyA7ISwf

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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.