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Democratic National Committee chair resigns after e-mails are leaked

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz spoke in Miami on Saturday.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz will step down at the end of the week in the wake of the damaging revelation.

A supporter of US Senator Bernie Sanders held up a sign Sunday call calling for Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, to be fired.

Liberal dissatisfaction with Hillary Clinton lingers on eve of convention

The vast disagreements within the Democratic coalition have been largely underplayed this year.

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Thousands of protesters hit the streets before DNC

Demonstrators cheering, chanting and beating drums took to Philadelphia’s sweltering streets Sunday.

Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Adrian Walker

Why Elizabeth Warren staying put is a good thing

Although Warren might have made an interesting running mate, she’s probably better off where she is.

Clinton, Kaine don’t plan to match Trump’s name-calling

Hillary Clinton and her new running mate said they won’t use the kind of insults that Donald Trump has used during his campaign.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh spoke with the Massachusetts Democratic delegation before leaving from South Station to attend the convention in Philadelphia.

Mass. Democrats rally for Clinton ahead of convention

Democrats departed South Station in Boston by train for Philadelphia on Sunday morning.

// Mike Pence visits Boston — but not for politics

Republican nominee Donald Trump’s running mate was in town to spend time with his family, his press secretary said.

// Elizabeth Warren will put ‘every ounce of energy’ toward Clinton effort

“I’m committed to getting Hillary Clinton elected president of the United States,” Warren said.

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Opinion | Madeleine May Kunin

If you’re female and running for president, you better be perfect

Men wear imperfection comfortably and voters are forgiving of any mistakes. Not so for women.

// Obama says Trump is unprepared for presidency

Donald Trump questioned US obligations to NATO and said he consider pulling out of the World Trade Organization.

// Clinton has trust problem, but convention may be opportunity

Hillary Clinton must strive at her convention to win over middle-of-the-road voters from Ohio to Florida.

// Hillary Clinton’s road to nomination paved with grit

Propelling Clinton was a steely determination that’s been one of her most consistent traits in 25 years of public life.


// Trump and Clinton: A guide for haters

It’s easy to find compelling reasons to dislike both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Gun rights activists rally against curb on copycat assault rifles

Gun-rights advocates rallied in front of the State House on Saturday.

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Hundreds of gun rights activists lined Beacon Street on Saturday morning.

// Legislators restore $100 million to state budget

In a rare weekend session, House lawmakers voted to reverse cuts to a range of state offices and programs.

// Governor drops condo easement at State House

Governor Baker had backed an easement that would have given a neighboring condo building a slice of the State House lawn.

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A second Mass. slots parlor? Easier said than done

A developer secured a ballot question asking voters to demand the facility. That may have been the easy part.

As Hillary Clinton makes history, Bill reflects on their journey

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party.

Political Happy Hour: July 26, 2015

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Michelle Obama’s next act: Three ideas

What options does Michelle Obama have, politically or otherwise, after she and her family leave the White House?

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// Michelle Obama’s next act: Three ideas

What options does Michelle Obama have, politically or otherwise, after she and her family leave the White House?

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

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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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