Trump signs ‘historic’ bill to transform VA

President Trump held up the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 after signing it into law.

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The law is designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.

President Donald Trump says the GOP benefits as long as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi remains in power.

Trump says ‘we’ll have to see’ if Mueller should step down from Russia probe

In an interview on “Fox & Friends,” the president laid out his belief that special counsel Robert Mueller is biased in the expanding Russia investigation.

Senator Dean Heller.

5 GOP senators now oppose health bill — enough to sink it

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation.

Military chiefs want 6-month delay before allowing transgender people to enlist

The services were given until July 1 to develop policies to let transgender individuals join the military, if they meet physical and other standards.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

A person close to wounded Rep. Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican has been moved out of a hospital intensive care unit.

Congressman Seth Moulton asnd Liz Boardman, right, arrived for the annual John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

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Congressman Seth Moulton announces engagement

The congressman shares big personal news via Twitter.

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Jared Kushner was a young landlord in Somerville and it showed

As an undergraduate at Harvard, Jared Kushner bought dozens of rental units in Somerville. But tenant complaints soon followed.

5 GOP senators now oppose health bill — enough to sink it

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation.

Political Happy Hour: Friday, June 23, 2017

Political Happy Hour: Pot confab | Scalise out of the ICU | Engaged!

‘I’m worth the trouble, quite frankly’: A defiant Nancy Pelosi dismisses her critics

‘I’m worth the trouble, quite frankly’: A defiant Nancy Pelosi dismisses her critics

Globe reporters

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.

Policy writer

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.