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Then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a military plane in 2011.


Thousands of e-mails provide a bracing dose of authenticity to one of the country’s most scripted and careful politicians.

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N.H. thinks Donald Trump is for real

Whether Trump is serious about running for president or just serious about publicity, his sudden support is hard to ignore.

New fiscal year begins with no state budget deal

The Senate and House each passed its own spending proposal months ago, but the chambers have yet to reconcile their differences.

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It took a federal court to cement Sal DiMasi’s legacy. And, this time, almost no one noticed.

Scott Brown now pitching diet, energy supplements online

The former senator’s testament to the merits of AdvoCare’s “24-day challenge” was met with guffaws by many Facebook followers.

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From left: Martha Walsh, Rachel Madden, Kristen Lepore, and Jennifer Sullivan attended a senior staff meeting for the Executive Office of Administration and Finance at the State House in Boston.

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From left: Martha Walsh, Rachel Madden, Kristen Lepore, and Jennifer Sullivan attended a senior staff meeting.

Meet the women behind Charlie Baker’s budget

Women make up about 60 percent of leadership positions in a department often considered the spine of state government. By Akilah Johnson

Hillary Clinton listened as her husband, Bill Clinton, responded to a question during a “60 Minutes” interview.


Primary memories

A tireless Clinton ran until the end

The language and lessons of the 1992 primary stand out most among the N.H. primaries that John King covered for the AP and CNN.


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Meehan plans no big shakeup at UMass

Any lingering William Bulger haters who were hoping heads would roll when Marty Meehan takes over next week will be disappointed.

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British government was peeved at Marty Walsh, emails show

Britain’s Consul General in Boston sent a tartly-worded e-mail to City Hall officials when Walsh planned to snub London’s mayor during his visit.

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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.

Republican 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.

Democratic endorsement tracker

// Are they really ready for Hillary?

With just more than eight months until the primary, Hillary Clinton has scored public support from a sizable chunk of New Hampshire political insiders.

Candidate interviews


// Conversations with the 2016 presidential hopefuls

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

Candidate rankings

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

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

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// 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.

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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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