Mass. lawmakers find silver lining in 2016 election outcome

Representative Katherine Clark was one of the first lawmakers in the country to say she would boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren is antagonizing the president-elect on everything from his business entanglements to the “disarray” in his transition.

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“People didn’t care. They voted for him,” Kellyanne Conway said.

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Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month.

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It was exhilarating, cathartic, history in the making, said Boston-area attendees of several Women’s Marches. But it was just Day One.

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President Trump called James Comey up to offer a handshake and hug before joking the FBI director has ‘‘become more famous than me.’’

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The collection, before being spared from the trash, had evolved into a makeshift art installation along the fence line of Boston Common.

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Analysis

Two days in D.C. illuminate America’s divide

Friday and Saturday put on display the wounds that were broken open by the election.

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Key senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham said they would support the secretary of state nominee.

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“We’re here to say we’re not going to roll over and play dead. We’re going to be visible,” said Vivian Fong.

More headlines

Asian shares mixed on first day of trading after President Donald Trump’s inauguration

Japanese stocks tumbled on Monday, but Chinese markets gained.

Trump weighs in on protests around the world

The president said in a Twitter message Sunday that he was “under the impression that we just had an election!”

Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit US

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month.

George H.W. Bush improving, wife staying night in hospital

The former president‘s health continues to improve and his wife will remain hospitalized one more night to be ‘‘closer to her husband.’’

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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.

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.