Adrian Walker

Meet New England’s George Wallace: Paul LePage

Governor Paul LePage of Maine held up a news release with a booking mug shot from a three-ring binder of news releases and articles about drug arrests.

Joe Phelan/The Kennebec Journal/AP

If you think any of his behavior suggests the Maine governor is a racist, you’d better be prepared for serious blowback.

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The “alt-right” is making a name for itself in the mainstream. But what's in a name?

ALEX BEAM

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In 1992, Trump’s presidential itch remained unscratched.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_FO6JT.jpg Wednesday speech could clarify Donald Trump’s immigration policy

The move comes after speculation that Trump might be softening his promise to deport 11 million people living in the US illegally.

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Republicans and Democrats sparred Sunday over whether Hillary Clinton crossed ethical lines during her tenure as secretary of state.

Governor Charlie Baker (left), Senate President Stanley Rosenberg (center), and House Speaker Robert DeLeo in 2014.

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Mass. budget gap has no easy fixes

Why does Mass. constantly careen from one state budget gap to another?

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The commonwealth is pressing its counterparts in the region’s cap-and-trade program.

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In Trump, black Republicans see plenty to lose

Donald Trump has begun to make a pitch to African-American voters, but his approach has not been warmly received.

Mass. budget gap has no easy fixes

Why does Mass. constantly careen from one state budget gap to another?

Donald Trump’s slump lifts Democrats’ House hopes

The candidate’s unpopularity threatens to imperil Republican lawmakers — even in traditionally conservative districts.

Wednesday speech could clarify Donald Trump’s immigration policy

The move comes after speculation that Trump might be softening his promise to deport 11 million people living in the US illegally.

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

Carlo Allegri/REUTERS

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cmet1610D-715478.jpg A Worcester pol in a Yankees hat? Not as crazy as it seems

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

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

Video

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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

Special series

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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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Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.

 

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.