Lucy Nicholson (L) and Jim Urquhart/REUTERS

Lucy Nicholson (L) and Jim Urquhart/REUTERS

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Trump-Clinton battle could upend electoral map

The new map is mostly thanks to the unique nature of the match-up between the pair of New Yorkers.By James Pindell

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Libertarians field a long list of presidential candidates

Before Gary Johnson and Bill Weld become the Libertarian Party’s 2016 standard-bearers, they must vanquish a long list of candidates.

Capital Source

Fifty school committees come out against charter school expansion

Chief among their concerns is that charter schools drain money from traditional public schools and aren’t required to hire licensed teachers.

House teeing up transgender bill

Mass. House leaders plan to begin polling members on the legislation Monday.

Why D.C.’s think tanks can’t figure out Trump

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally with supporters in Billings, Montana.

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Donald Trump’s largely unconventional approach to policy issues has left experts wondering how to get their arms around his platform.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/trump150-370.jpg Trump says he would debate Sanders. . . for a price

Bernie Sanders isn’t likely to win the Democratic nomination — but he still might end up debating Donald Trump.

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Some District of Columbia neighborhoods just seem presidential.

Mass. Senate moves to ban plastic shopping bags

The bag push, adopted by a bipartisan vote, is meant to make the state more environmentally friendly and was cheered by green advocates.

Lawmakers move to tighten oversight of nursing homes

State senators voted to raise maximum fines on troubled facilities and to require regulators to scour the finances of homes.

Donald Trump’s airline went from opulence in the air to crash landing

Trump Shuttle is one pearl in a string of failures during one of Trump’s most difficult stretches as a businessman.

Trump uses energy speech to outline general election pitch

He said he will unleash unfettered production of oil, coal, natural gas, and other energy sources.

Why D.C.’s think tanks can’t figure out Trump

Donald Trump’s largely unconventional approach to policy issues has left experts wondering how to get their arms around his platform.

Mass. Senate moves to ban plastic shopping bags

The bag push, adopted by a bipartisan vote, is meant to make the state more environmentally friendly and was cheered by green advocates.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_B7415.jpg Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton’s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

Candidate interviews

Video

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

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New Hampshire primary coverage

The latest coverage of the New Hampshire primary from the Boston Globe.

Super Tuesday

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Globe coverage of Super Tuesday presidential primary races, including the Massachusetts primary.

LIVE Political Happy Hour

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

Divided Nation

Divided Nation

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/helm150-1415.jpg Suspicion of US government reaches a new level in Texas

The conflict about the Jade Helm 15 exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

Power Lines

Special series

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/30/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/capital.jpg The Business of Influence

A series examining the ways industry, lobbyists, and academia influence government decision-making, from the Globe’s Washington bureau.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

Globe reporters

Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.

 

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.