The Trump administration

Trump order softens laws on climate change

President Trump on Tuesday signed an “energy independence” executive order at EPA headquarters.

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The president’s order drew sharp criticism from environmental advocates.

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The White House called the story “entirely false” in a statement Tuesday morning.

Evan Horowitz | Quick study

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The weeks ahead will reveal which matter more to Republicans: tax cuts or balanced budgets.

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The move is the first step toward allowing Internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

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House Democrats tried for a third time Tuesday to use a procedural vote to pry loose President Trump’s returns.

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House leaders want to revive health bill, but Senate, White House say no thanks

Senate Republicans and the White House sounded ready to abandon efforts to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law.

More headlines

Lynch declines invitation to meet with Trump officials

Representative Stephen Lynch said he sees little benefit in cooperating with a White House he views as extreme.

Trump to name Baker to opioid panel chaired by Christie

Governor Charlie Baker will join a panel of presidential appointees led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

House GOP again blocks effort by Democrats to obtain Trump’s taxes

House Democrats tried for a third time Tuesday to use a procedural vote to pry loose President Trump’s returns.

House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rules

The move is the first step toward allowing Internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

Transition to Trump

special report

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

LIVE Political Happy Hour

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

America on Edge

Special section

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

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 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.