Democratic National Convention

Trump is hoping women aren’t a lost cause

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Donald Trump plans to deploy his daughter to swing states to woo independent women voters turned off by his harsh rhetoric.

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In 1973, Clinton went door-to-door on behalf of children with disabilities who were denied the chance to go to school.

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Computer systems connected to the campaign were hacked in an attack that appears to have come from Russia, an official said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/trump-clinton-12278-kUmE--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg The reading grade level of convention speeches, ranked.

Is your convention speech smarter than a 5th grader?

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/comp.jpg How different were the Trump and Clinton speeches, really?

What kind of vision for the country did Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton present in their nomination speeches?

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The Green Party presidential hopeful told The Washington Post the pharmaceutical industry “has a lot of influence” on regulatory boards.

NAMES

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Here are some of our favorite moments from Night 4 of the DNC.

CAPITAL SOURCE

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The city councilor tweeted from the convention floor that she wants you to wear something more formidable.

Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Davenport, Iowa.

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New Trump book adds details but unlikely to change minds

Investigative reporter David Cay Johnston attempts to add to our understanding of the Republican presidential nominee.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/CTP34.JPG Donald Trump doesn’t have a clue about my son

Watching Trump inviting the world to laugh with derision at our late son’s spastic hands makes my heart sink even 11 years after his death.

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Hillary Clinton became the first woman in America’s history to accept the presidential nomination from a major political party on Thursday.

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The campaign has tried to persuade people of the candidate’s trustworthiness by emphasizing her decades of work on family issues.

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Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman went to the drawing board on the final night of the Democratic National Convention.

Scot Lehigh

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-2180.jpg Clinton shows she’s ready to slug it out on the ground

Hillary Clinton gave the tough, determined speech of a woman ready to slug it out on the ground.

Eric Fehrnstrom

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If there is one area where Clinton should separate from Obama, it’s on his disastrous war against ISIS.

Joan Vennochi

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-2195.jpg Clinton proves she is the woman ‘in the arena’

All Hillary Clinton had to do was give people a chance to like her. It was that simple and that difficult.

Governor Baker vetoes Lyme bill, offers alternative

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

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The governor calls for listening sessions leading to new rules on treatment of lingering Lyme symptoms.

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Some legislators and powerful gun groups have decried Maura Healey’s effort as an overreach and an incorrect reading of the law.

shirley leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung-6453.jpg Was Charlie Baker just trying to be a good neighbor?

Why did Governor Charlie Baker think it might be OK to allow the developers next door to take over a chunk of the State House lawn?

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Trump is hoping women aren’t a lost cause

Donald Trump plans to deploy his daughter to swing states to woo independent women voters turned off by his harsh rhetoric.

The reading grade level of convention speeches, ranked.

Is your convention speech smarter than a 5th grader?

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Ayanna Pressley hates your flip-flops. Yes, the footwear.

The city councilor tweeted from the convention floor that she wants you to wear something more formidable.

VP Joe Biden to appear on ‘Law & Order: SVU’

The vice president will break out his acting chops for an upcoming episode of the long-running series.

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

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Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

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Andrew Binns has been the linchpin of some of the most historic moments of the past decade, but many people will never know his name.

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School-choice advocates target portrait of 19th-century governor

The Pioneer Institute has set its sights on Henry Gardner, a Know-Nothing, and his State House portrait.

Ground Game

ground game

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Eight years after President Obama was the “other,” there’s suddenly a new kind of “other” — a super rich celebrity.

Candidate interviews

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

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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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