Union defends itself against allegations regarding hiring tactics

The crowd at City Hall Plaza at Boston Calling in 2015.

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A labor group defended its interactions with city officials in a statement Saturday.

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It’s the first time in history that Congress has introduced legislation regarding subject headings.

Donald Trump spoke last month at a rally in West Chester, Pa.

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Judge orders release of Trump University’s internal records

Attorneys for Donald Trump argued that the documents contained trade secrets and should remain sealed.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/160517_MJ_015[1].jpg Donald Trump’s airline went from opulence in the air to crash landing

Echoes of Trump Shuttle reverberate in the Trump presidential campaign.

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As hundreds protested outside his rally, Donald Trump reveled on stage in the drama his candidacy has created.

Concerns about Trump play into global debate over fascism

Questions are surfacing worldwide about a revival of fascism, and Donald Trump’s words are drawn in.

Internal Trump University records must be released, federal judge rules

The ruling was a setback for Donald Trump, whose attorneys argued that the documents contained trade secrets.

Lawmakers want Library of Congress to use ‘illegal aliens’

It’s the first time in history that Congress has introduced legislation regarding subject headings.

Donald Trump’s airline went from opulence in the air to crash landing

Echoes of Trump Shuttle reverberate in the Trump presidential campaign.

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Lucy Nicholson (L) and Jim Urquhart/REUTERS

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Trump-Clinton battle could upend electoral map

The new map is mostly thanks to the unique nature of the match-up between the pair of New Yorkers.By James Pindell

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Libertarians field a long list of presidential candidates

Before Gary Johnson and Bill Weld become the Libertarian Party’s 2016 standard-bearers, they must vanquish a long list of candidates.

Capital Source

Fifty school committees come out against charter school expansion

Chief among their concerns is that charter schools drain money from traditional public schools and aren’t required to hire licensed teachers.

House teeing up transgender bill

Mass. House leaders plan to begin polling members on the legislation Monday.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_B7415.jpg Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton’s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

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The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.

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Globe coverage of Super Tuesday presidential primary races, including the Massachusetts primary.

LIVE Political Happy Hour

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

Divided Nation

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/helm150-1415.jpg Suspicion of US government reaches a new level in Texas

The conflict about the Jade Helm 15 exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

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A series examining the ways industry, lobbyists, and academia influence government decision-making, from the Globe’s Washington bureau.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

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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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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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