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New Trump biography offers complex look at man who would be president

The “Trump Revealed” authors were aided by more than 20 reporters, three editors, and two fact checkers.

“Trump Revealed’’ was written by two Washington Post journalists who spend a lot of time on Donald Trump’s business dealings.

// John Oliver begs Donald Trump to drop out

The comedian isn’t optimistic about the future of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and he’s proposing a solution.

// Is a 12-year-old running a Trump campaign office in Colorado?

The boy’s mother is technically in charge, but she says she’s ceded responsibility to her son until school starts.

// Melania Trump’s lawyer threatens to file defamation suits

Some publications made “false and defamatory statements about her supposedly having been an ‘escort’ in the 1990s,” the attorney said.

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Scott Brown accused in Fox sex harassment lawsuit

A former Fox News host claims the former US senator made sexually inappropriate comments to her while on set, and put his hands on her lower waist.

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.

Obama vows support for flood-ravaged Louisiana

“This is not a photo-op issue,” President Obama said. “I need all Americans to stay focused on this. . . I know you will rebuild again.”

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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

// Two ways to determine 2016’s winner

There is the traditional method. And then there’s a simpler way.

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// Candidate interviews

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.

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// Watch: Political Happy Hour with Stephen Lynch

Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

Divided Nation

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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// The Business of Influence

A series examining the ways industry, lobbyists, and academia influence government decision-making, from the Globe’s Washington bureau.

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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.

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