What was Mayor Walsh like as a union leader?

Mayor Martin J. Walsh toured a Dudley Square work site in 2013.

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The future mayor was in the middle of virtually every major construction project in the region.

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Local developers say more projects in Boston are being approved that use at least some nonunion labor.

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Could the mogul come up with the $1 billion or more that is generally needed to run for the White House?

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Trump virtually assured himself support from most state delegates at the GOP convention in July.

US President Barack Obama attended the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in Washington.

For Obama's final correspondents' dinner, the obvious targets: Trump, Cruz and himself

Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can't wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy.

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Cruz desperately trying to wrestle Indiana from Trump

A new poll shows the New York businessman leading the Texas senator by 15 points in Indiana.

Sanders’ fund-raising plunges by more than 40%

Bernie Sanders raised $25.8 million in April.

Baker expands fund-raising operation

Governor Charlie Baker is encouraging more contributions from special-interest political action committees.

Go-it-alone fund-raising might limit Donald Trump in fall

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From left: Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, and John Kasich.

Indiana is not the solid red state everyone thinks it is

GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear. By James Pindell

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In state Senate race, a fund-raising complication

Candidates in a special election may run again this fall — with restrictions on their financial donors.

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A federal class action lawsuit filed against The New York Times alleges that age, gender, and race discrimination is a problem at the paper.

Capital Source

Israel trips for lawmakers will continue

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston says it is not backing down from providing free Israel junkets to legislators.

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City consolidation eliminates 3 jobs

The city is folding its Office of Business Development into the Economic Development Cabinet.

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GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear.

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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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