Turmoil in Washington

When Trump, Cabinet diverge on foreign policy

President Trump spoke to reporters aboard Air Force One on Feb. 18.

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More than once, President Trump’s subordinates have clarified, or even contradicted, his statements.

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Perez, the first Latino chair of the committee, defeated Representative Keith Ellison in a contentious race.

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The congressman spoke about safeguarding minority rights under the Trump administration.

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Former president Barack Obama was mobbed by scores of cheering supporters as he stopped by a Fifth Avenue office building.

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“I could not be happier for him, or for the Republican Party!” the president tweeted.

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The reversal came as the Malaysian government announced that VX nerve agent was used to kill the half brother of North Korea’s leader.

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As commander of an armored cavalry troop, H.R. McMaster fought in the largest tank battle of the Persian Gulf war, earning a Silver Star in the process.

ty burr | critic’s notebook

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The last time the country was in this much of a mess when Oscar night rolled around was 49 years ago.

02/23/2017 BOSTON, MA Mayor Marty Walsh (cq) spoke to the media while surrounded by children during an immigrant and refugee community forum held at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Walsh affirms Boston’s role as sanctuary city

Mayor Walsh offered a passionate defense of immigration and religious diversity at the city’s largest mosque Friday.

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HighSpeed advertises $55 Jalapeno Lemonade delivery with “a very special gift” — a small black bag of marijuana. Is it legal?

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Baker gets a prime seat at Governors’ Ball: Next to Ivanka Trump

Governor Charlie Baker apparently got quite a nice seat at the Governors’ Ball Sunday night: right beside first daughter Ivanka Trump.

Kimmel gets political in Oscars opener

“I want to say thank you to President Trump,” Kimmel said. “Remember last year, when it seemed like the Oscars were racist?”

Congress returns to face health care, Supreme Court decisions

Congressional Republicans insist they are working closely with the new administration as they prepare to vote.

Trump to ask for major cuts to EPA, increased spending for military

President Trump also wants no reductions to Social Security and Medicare, according to senior administration officials.

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Transition to Trump

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The stretch between Donald Trump’s election and his inauguration did not exactly provide a lull in the political action.

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

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A series from the Boston Globe Washington bureau examining the unsettled American electorate.

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Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.

 

Frank Phillips

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Frank Phillips is the State House bureau chief. He has covered politics for decades for the Boston Globe.

Jim O'Sullivan

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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.

Stephanie Ebbert

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Stephanie Ebbert has been a local news reporter for the Globe since 1997 with a focus on politics

Akilah Johnson

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Akilah Johnson has been a reporter with the Globe since 2010, covering neighborhoods, Boston’s mayor’s race, and the crosscurrents of race and ethnicity in the city.

Joshua Miller

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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.

James Pindell

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James Pindell is a political reporter for the Boston Globe focused on the 2016 presidential race.

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Recent work from Evan Horowitz, the Globe's policy writer.

 

Evan Horowitz

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Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.