Donald Trump spoke at Trump Tower in New York on Tuesday.

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Donald Trump spoke at Trump Tower in New York on Tuesday.

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A Globe analysis of more than 70 former and current elected officials yielded seven people who could join his ticket. By James Pindell

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New role for longtime Kerry aide

Drew O’Brien, longtime senior aide to Secretary of State John F. Kerry, will join the Weber Shandwick communications firm.

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A super-fast trip from Dixville to D.C.

“Madam Secretary” gave a shout-out to Dixville Notch, N.H., Sunday night. But the reference didn’t quite make sense.

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Environmental group targets ‘Dirty Dozen’

The Environmental League of Massachusetts’ political arm named the first wave of its “Dirty Dozen” state legislators this week.

Paul Ryan declines to endorse Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan (right) pointedly declined Thursday to endorse Donald Trump (left).

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Trump fired back shortly after, saying he’s ‘‘not ready to support’’ the House speaker’s agenda.

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Donald Trump tweeted a culinary tribute celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Thursday, drawing some backlash as the post went viral.

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The former Mass. governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee has no plans to attend the event this summer.

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The delegate selection process is complex but could devolve into an old-fashioned political scrum Saturday when the committee gathers in Newton to pick delegates.

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The high-profile pundit emphasized her decision was not connected to Donald Trump’s being the presumptive GOP nominee.

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GOP fields few challengers to Democratic incumbents on Beacon Hill

The state GOP has fielded only 14 Republican challengers to Democratic incumbents in the House and eight to take on Democratic state senators seeking reelection.

For Democrats, it may be the Year of the Woman

In the fights to stop Donald Trump and control the Senate, the female vote looks crucial.

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Environmental group targets ‘Dirty Dozen’

The Environmental League of Massachusetts’ political arm named the first wave of its “Dirty Dozen” state legislators this week.

State fight for delegates divides Democrats

The delegate selection process is complex but could devolve into an old-fashioned political scrum Saturday when the committee gathers in Newton to pick delegates.

Ground Game

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A Globe analysis of more than 70 former and current elected officials yielded seven people who could join his ticket.

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

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

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

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

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Coverage of Thomas Menino

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

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