Walsh withholds diversity records

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has refused to release information gathered by the city its hiring practices of municipal employees, a decision that breaks with longstanding city policy.

Hillary Clinton spoke at Simmons' Leadership Conference April 23.

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Clinton gets warm reception in Boston

Hillary Clinton’s speech, part pep talk and part political call to action, urged hundreds of female business executives to “dare to compete.”

A Mitt Romney aide confirmed the donation, which was first reported on Tuesday by the Washington Post.

Romney donated $10,000 to embattled former Va. governor

The donation was made to the legal defense fund for Robert McDonnell, who was indicted on corruption charges.

Website to help veterans find jobs after leaving the military

On the website, veterans can create resumes, connect with employers, and become part of a database for companies to mine.

Scott Brown’s entrance into New Hampshire’s US Senate race has created a political and media firestorm that some analysts believe will damage critical underpinnings of Charlie Baker’s gubernatorial candidacy in Massachusetts.

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Scott Brown’s candidacy could hurt Charlie Baker

Many of the party resources that would have been showered on Baker’s race for governor will now be directed at Brown’s challenge to Jeanne Shaheen.

Independent to campaign with Yarmouth selectwoman

Gubernatorial candidate Jeffrey McCormick will announce Thursday that Tracy Post will be his running mate, his campaign said.

Elizabeth Warren

JOAN VENNOCHI

More candor please, Senator Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s continued refusal to acknowledge the significance of identifying herself as a minority as a law professor is disingenuous.

President Obama with China’s president, Xi Jinping, in The Hague on March 24 for a nuclear security summit.

NICHOLAS BURNS

Obama’s longer-term foreign policy challenges

With two and one half years left in his presidency, Barack Obama finds a series of daunting global crises filling his Oval Office in-box.

Political Notebook

political notebook

Copies of President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 were set out for distribution.

Report says Obama proposal would produce larger deficits

The plan proposed last month by President Obama would produce deficits of $6.6 trillion over the next 10 years, the Congressional Budget Office says.

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