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Trump to sign new travel order on Wednesday

President Donald Trump on Sunday.

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President Trump is expected to sign a new refugee and immigration executive order on Wednesday, one day after addressing lawmakers.

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‘‘I understand why members of Congress don’t like it,’’ the N.J. governor said. ‘‘But you know what? You asked for the job. Go do it.’’

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President Trump also wants no reductions to Social Security and Medicare, according to senior administration officials.

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Governor Charlie Baker apparently got quite a nice seat at the Governors’ Ball Sunday night: right beside first daughter Ivanka Trump.

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President Trump’s choice to be secretary of the Navy, Philip Bilden, cited concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.

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President Trump will likely support an investigation requested by the father of a Navy SEAL into the circumstances surrounding his death, a spokeswoman said.

02/23/2017 BOSTON, MA Mayor Marty Walsh (cq) spoke to the media while surrounded by children during an immigrant and refugee community forum held at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Walsh affirms Boston’s role as sanctuary city

Mayor Walsh offered a passionate defense of immigration and religious diversity at the city’s largest mosque Friday.

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HighSpeed advertises $55 Jalapeno Lemonade delivery with “a very special gift” — a small black bag of marijuana. Is it legal?

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The best quotes from Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscars opening monologue

As a first-time host of the Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel used his opening monologue to get in some political shots.

Sting pays emotional tribute to journalist James Foley at the Oscars

Sting paid tribute to journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by the Islamic State in a video that shocked the world, during the Oscars.

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

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Frank Phillips

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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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Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.