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Warren, Markey seek to reinvent Senate pairing

Senator Markey is gaining a reputation for attentiveness to constituents.

Along with Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey is working to refashion what it means to be a senator from Massachusetts.

Former Probation commissioner John J. O’Brien.

Questions rise of why no lawmakers were charged in Probation case

The strategy of alleging that the scheme went as far as bribing legislators could backfire for prosecutors, analysts said.

Few GOP foes for Mass. delegation

Six of nine House seats will go uncontested in November.

John Seigenthaler, at 86; journalist, defender of civil rights, aide to RFK

Mr. Seigenthaler helped shape USA Today, and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration.

John Tierney, 2 rivals run close cash race

Candidate fund-raising is a public metric that often signifies the health of his or her campaign.

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// Capital Quiz: Presidential primary trivia

New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary has a long and colorful history. See how much you remember.

Joshua Miller

Joshua Miller covers politics for the Globe. A Massachusetts native and graduate of Bowdoin College, Miller worked in Washington, D.C., before joining the paper in 2013.

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Jim O’Sullivan writes about politics for The Boston Globe. Previously, he was White House correspondent and chief analyst for National Journal in Washington, D.C.

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