Heavy hitters raising cash for Democratic candidate Martin O’Malley

Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley in New Castle, N.H.

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Diddy and John Cullinane are hosting an evening event for the former Maryland governor at the Dedham Country and Polo Club.

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.

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It is a reality New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters are ready to embrace, not that they have a choice.

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Boston 2024 wants huge tax break for Widett Circle deal

The hundreds of millions of dollars in property tax breaks would probably be the largest deal of its kind in the city’s history.

In Middle East, Lynch assesses US fight against ISIS

Representative Stephen Lynch is traveling through the Middle East with Representative Jim McGovern and other members of Congress.

Tammy Kraus is a crisis fixer at the State House

Kraus, superintendent of the landmark, makes sure a building that dates to the 18th century keeps functioning.

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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.


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

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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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Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.


Ground Game

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

Republican endorsement tracker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/tracker-089.jpg 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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ENDORSEMENTS-web.jpg 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.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/01/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/pataki-091.jpg Conversations with the 2016 presidential hopefuls

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

Candidate rankings

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bush2--90x90.jpg 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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The conflict about the Jade Helm 15 exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

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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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