For Clinton, Kaine was safe, centrist choice

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Hillary Clinton picked Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate.

Tim Kaine: A liberal who rose in a conservative state

Kaine has deftly managed his own rise as a progressive in a bastion of Southern conservatism.

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Several organizations sharply questioned Tim Kaine’s liberal bona fides.

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Donald Trump, hours after accepting the GOP nomination for president, rehashed old primary race controversies.

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Thousands of attorneys have gone without pay for upwards of two months while the budget worked its way through Beacon Hill.

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Mass. gun dealers sold more than 2,000 military-style rifles on Wednesday – nearly one quarter of the total sold all of last year.

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As he accepted the Republican Party’s nomination, Donald Trump promised a safer nation and declared that he alone holds the solution to middle-class ills.

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Three Muslim Americans will be among the Massachusetts delegates to the Democratic Convention next week in Philadelphia.

MICHAEL A. COHEN

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All Americans must question whether or not they can accept the bleak future Trump paints.

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Follow Boston Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman as he live-sketches the final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Ground Game

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The gavel had not yet hit the sound block inside the Quicken Loans Arena, but the 2020 Republican race for president was already underway.

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Could the books about the boy wizard be a secret weapon for the Democrats?

yvonne abraham

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I’ve been tough on you over the years, and I feel awful about it. Because now I see how bad bad can be.

Baker defends proposing State House lawn easement for developer

Governor Charlie Baker.

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Governor Baker said a condo project at 25 Beacon St. would not harm property that was once John Hancock’s.

Adrian Walker

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It’s about time we get serious about keeping these weapons off the street.

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Donald Trump, hours after accepting the GOP nomination for president, rehashed old primary race controversies.

For Clinton, Kaine was safe, centrist choice

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Political Happy Hour: July 22, 2016

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Inside the fund-raiser for top VP prospect Tim Kaine

Tim Kaine told both the crowd and individuals privately that he had no idea whether he would be Hillary Clinton’s pick.

Ground Game

Ground Game

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The gavel had not yet hit the sound block inside the Quicken Loans Arena, but the 2020 Republican race for president was already underway.

Candidate interviews

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

LIVE Political Happy Hour

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

Divided Nation

Divided Nation

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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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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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