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A legislative perk — on top of potential pay raises

The huge pay hikes proposed for Beacon Hill legislative leaders are controversial in themselves, but equally surprising is that some of those leaders won’t be paying full federal taxes on their new salaries — thanks to a little-noticed federal tax break.

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Pay raise hearing draws sparse crowd

Few people showed up for a hearing on the proposal, and legislators didn’t engage much with the lone voice of opposition.

Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz’s tribute to 1913 women’s march

Chang-Diaz named her firstborn Milholland after Inez Milholland, who led the 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade on a white horse.

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91 countries, 1.4 million miles, 596 travel days

Former Massachusetts political reporter Glen Johnson was with Secretary of State John Kerry for all but a handful of those miles, visiting all 91 countries and touching every continent

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Former Patrick aide will be executive director for state Democrats

Veronica Martinez was an advance lead for Patrick and worked on campaigns for US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey.

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Women’s march planned for Boston day after Trump’s inauguration

Boston is among the cities coordinating marches on Jan. 21, in all 50 states and in nations around the world.

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New Balance founder gave nearly $400,000 to Trump

Jim Davis, founder and chairman of New Balance, sent a $396,500 check to Trump Victory in September, according to records.

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GOP Senate candidate readies for ‘street fight’

Allen Rodney Waters describes himself as an “angry, conservative black man with a chip on his shoulder”

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Will Trump weigh in on state GOP fight?

In Ohio, Trump encouraged party activists to dump an ally of Governor John Kasich. The Massachusetts party chairman vote is later this month.

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GOP businessman may challenge Elizabeth Warren for re-election

Rick Green, a multi-millionaire who has made it no secret he wants to run for a major public office, is quietly exploring his options.

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// Tracking the N.H. endorsements of the GOP candidates

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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