Markey, Warren fault Obama for not saying ‘genocide’

Both senators condemned the president’s refusal to use the word to describe the Turkish massacre of Armenians.

Governor Charlie Baker.

After 100 days, Baker’s popularity historically high

Governor Baker boasts a stratospheric 74 percent favorable rating and 70 percent job approval rating, a recent poll found.

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The VIP Lounge: Niki Tsongas

US Representative Niki Tsongas is a big fan of national parks and, as a member of the Natural Resources Committee, is the top Democrat on the Federal Lands Subcommittee.

Clinton charities review tax filings

The move comes after questions about the charities’ reporting of tens of millions of dollars in grants from foreign governments.

2 drone deaths add to scrutiny of hostage rules

The accidental killing of two hostages has raised pressure to revise the nation’s strategy for dealing with abducted Americans.

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Capital Source

// Walsh returns $50,000 in union donations

According to the state, the unions did not comply with Mass. campaign finance law governing political action committees.

Good week, bad week

Elizabeth Warren won’t be on the ballot, but her policies might be. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton didn’t meet many “everyday” people in New Hampshire.


Quotes and quips from the world of Massachusetts and US politics.

1988 Republican presidential hopeful and former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt.

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Primary Memories

Paul Laxalt’s short-lived 1988 run

Former Nevada senator Paul Laxalt’s campaign for president in 1988 was so brief that it ended in ’87.

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Ground Game

// Inside the presidential primaries with James Pindell

Globe reporter James Pindell brings you the latest news from New Hampshire and beyond as 2016 presidential politics take shape.

Endorsement tracker

// Tracking the endorsements of N.H. GOP activists

In the aggregate, endorsements can signal who has the best ground game in the Granite State.

Candidate rankings

// Ranking the top 10 Republican hopefuls in N.H.

The Globe has ranked the prospects of the top 10 Republican candidates in the Granite State, followed by the rest in alphabetical order.

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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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