Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S., August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke during a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi.

How Donald Trump could come back

There’s still a plausible way for Trump to win in November. It is not likely, but it is plausible. By James Pindell

Capital Source

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It was a happy union of work and leisure for one of the governor’s top political advisers.

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To political insiders who have long observed the ethnic fault lines that still run through Mass. politics, John Fresolo’s gear made perfect sense.

Clinton says Trump is ‘taking hate groups mainstream’

Hillary Clinton during a speech in Reno, Nev.

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Hillary Clinton sought to tie Trump more tightly to the darkest strains of the American political right in a major speech Thursday.

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Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton’s speech, which tries to link him with hate, is aimed at distracting from questions about her foundation and e-mails.

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Maine Governor Paul LePage says the father of a deceased Muslim captain in the US Army is a “con artist” for criticizing Donald Trump.

JOAN VENNOCHI

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The former Senator was mentioned in a sexual harassment suit filed by former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros.

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MBTA janitors protest impending layoffs

During a sit-in at the governor’s office, they warned that staff cuts would mean unclean train stations.

Libertarian candidates rally in N.H.

Gary Johnson and Bill Weld had sharp criticism for the major party presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Political Happy Hour: August 25, 2016

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Clinton says Trump is ‘taking hate groups mainstream’

Hillary Clinton sought to tie Trump more tightly to the darkest strains of the American political right in a major speech Thursday.

Ground Game

ground game

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Trump may have already lost black and Hispanic voters, but his new tone could be a hit with white women in swing states.

Candidate interviews

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

LIVE Political Happy Hour

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

Divided Nation

Divided Nation

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

Power Lines

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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.

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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.

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