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Beacon Hill legend was no favorite of leadership

H. Thomas Colo, who spent 14 years as a state representative from Athol getting under the skin of the political establishment, passed away Feb. 1.

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Another Senate leadership job, another hefty stipend

The price is an extra $35,000 added to the $62,500 base legislative salary, thanks to the pay hike bill that lawmakers approved earlier this month for themselves as well constitutional officers, judges, and some court officers.

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Arroyo, on paid leave, makes fundraising plea

Felix D. Arroyo, Suffolk register of probate, was recently put on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into the operation of his office.

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A Poliquin-Belichick connection

Maine’s Republican congressman went to school with the Patriots coach.

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Lawmakers may collect multiple bonuses

Not only are House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg getting 45 percent pay raises, but a slew of legislators are also set for a potential financial bonanza, thanks to little-noticed language in the legislative pay bill — and Senate rules.

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Patrick’s SJC appointees heard his case

The unique case raised an equally unique question: Is it wrong for justices who were appointed to the court by Patrick to hear his case?

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Outrage over regulatory review evaporates

Back in 2015, environmentalists and labor leaders didn’t like the sound of Governor Charlie Baker’s regulatory review back in 2015.

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John Lewis loses Super Bowl bet to Seth Moulton

At stake: a “day of service” in the victor’s district.

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Hidden in Beacon Hill’s pay raise bill ...

A few final tidbits and gems from the pay raise brouhaha.

Battle for national Democratic Party post underway

With the national Democratic Party embroiled in a close battle for a new chair, the contest here in Massachusetts to pick the next Democratic national committeeman is taking on all the more importance — and reigniting some old fault lines from last year’s heated presidential primaries.

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Chris Christie, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

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Dozens of New Hampshire Democrats have rallied to support former US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton’s second presidential bid.

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

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