The week in politics and issues
An autographed photo of Scott Calvert interviewing Al Gore on Sept. 19, 1998.

Primary Memories

In 1998, a N.H. reporter worked his hometown advantage

A former New Hampshire reporter got the first substantial interview with Vice President Al Gore about Monica Lewinsky.

//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

Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, and Rand Paul have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

Off the beat

Hashtags are the new bumper stickers. Discuss.

Just about every candidate or campaign has a hashtag, but some are more creative than others.

Overheard

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

Capital Source

An honor for Mayor Lisa Wong of Fitchburg

Lisa Wong of Fitchburg will be honored by a group that launches women into the political spotlight.

Capital Source

Buon Appetito! Legislative leaders spend on fine Italian restaurants

Among the expenditures from campaign accounts of Speaker DeLeo and Senate President Rosenberg were big tabs at Italian restaurants.

Capital Source

Jeb Bush dares to take on Mount Washington

Granite Staters don’t love Jeb Bush’s latest talking point. They like their Mount Washington.

Capital Source

Groups press for involvement in regulatory review

Governor Charlie Baker’s effort to streamline regulations prompted groups to ask him to invite interested parties into the process.

Globe reporters

Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.

 

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/20/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/rathe_pindell_employee02.jpg--90x90.jpg Inside the presidential primaries with James Pindell

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

Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, and Rand Paul have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

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.

Candidate interviews

Video

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/481250824--90x90.jpg Conversations with the 2016 presidential candidates

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

The 2014 election

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Full Boston Globe coverage, results, and analysis of the 2014 midterm elections.

Jim O'Sullivan

Jim O’Sullivan writes about politics for The Boston Globe. Previously, he was White House correspondent and chief analyst for National Journal in Washington, D.C.

Joshua Miller

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.

Policy writer

Recent work from Evan Horowitz, the Globe's policy writer.

 

Globe opinion writers

Recent work from Boston Globe columnists.

 

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