Many who met with Clinton gave to her foundation

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money to her foundation.

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At least 85 of 154 people from private interests who met or spoke with Hillary Clinton while she led the State Department donated to her charity.


// Voters are getting it right on Clinton and Trump

This is a summer that has shown American politics at its democracy-affirming best.

Michael A. Cohen

// Clinton’s e-mail ‘scandals’ are pure fiction

Once you get past the breathless headlines, there’s no evidence of actual wrongdoing.

Scott Brown

Scott Brown denies accusations made in Fox News lawsuit

A former host at the network says Brown made sexually inappropriate comments and put his hands on her lower waist.

// Think the election will be a landslide? Hold your horses

The vote may be more favorable to Donald Trump than the worst-case-scenario prognosticators suggest for a very simple reason.

// Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump’s claims about her health ‘wacky’

The Democratic candidate pushed back against theories about her health on Jimmy Kimmel’s show.

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Donald Trump hires Paul LePage’s daughter

Lauren LePage will serve as the Trump campaign’s coalitions director in Maine.

Trump behind Clinton, past GOP nominees, in Mass. fund-raising

Trump raised just $674,122 from the Bay State so far, only 6 percent of Clinton’s $10.8 million.

A second marijuana dispensary in Allston-Brighton?

The City Council is set to vote later today on the possibility of bringing a new, locally run medical marijuana dispensary to the neighborhood.

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The Utah delegation chair called for a roll call vote during the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention last month in Cleveland.

In an unusual election, even Utah could be up for grabs

Utah is the best state to demonstrate the problems besetting Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.By James Pindell

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Most political mortals would have given up by now. Not Michael Albano.

Michael Albano, the former Springfield mayor whose decades-long public career has entangled him in FBI and state police investigations, now wants to get his own badge.

In 2016 race, women experts still cited less often than men

Women are less likely to be quoted in media outlets for commentary on the 2016 presidential race.

Ground Game

ground game

// What does Donald Trump have to lose?

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

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

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Divided Nation

// 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.

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