Turmoil in Washington

The newest topic of therapist couch conversation? Politics.

President Trump spoke Saturday during a rally in Melbourne, Fla.

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Since the election, mental health professionals in Boston and beyond have reported a jump in political anxiety among patients.

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Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster met with President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday.

Trump chooses military strategist as national security adviser

The appointment of three-star general H.R. McMaster continued the president’s reliance on high-ranking military officers to advise him on national security.

Milo Yiannopoulos, pictured last month at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Yiannopoulos loses book deal after his remarks on pedophilia

Yiannopoulos was also disinvited from speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference over the video.

Refugees in Denmark marched toward Sweden along the E45 highway.

A ‘look at what’s happening . . . in Sweden’

Were President Trump’s references to the Nordic nation justified?

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A little-noticed provision in an executive order may have made immigration arrest and court records public for the first time.

Former Democratic Party chairman Howard Dean spoke by video link to a forum on the party last year in Denver.

Richard North Patterson

Renewing the Democrats — and America

In 2016 Trump gave displaced Americans a vision; the Democrats never found one.

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The US senator has shown she’s unafraid of speaking out against her party’s standard-bearer.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/scottbrown.jpg New Zealand is getting to know Scott Brown in all his glory

New Englanders are very familiar with the former senator’s past, er, modeling history. Now, New Zealanders are starting to find out.

Local politics

Lottery revenue has dropped by 16 percent between 2008 and 2015, accounting for inflation. In an increasingly cashless society, officials say, fewer people are likely to have money on hand to buy lottery tickets at convenience and liquor stores.

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Online lottery could yield windfall for private companies

Companies are stepping up their lobbying, putting themselves in a position to receive lucrative lottery contracts if this law passes.

Adrian Walker

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Now that he has been cleared of any suspicion of wrongdoing, where does Keith McDermott go to get his reputation back?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_sun_met.jpg Thousands did not qualify for residential tax exemption, data show

Since 2010, the city has removed the residential tax exemption from 6,604 homeowners, according to assessing information.

More headlines

Colbert apologizes to ISIS for being unseated by Trump as ‘the enemy of the American people’

“Sorry, ISIS. If you want to get on the list, you’ve got to publish photos of Trump’s inauguration crowd,” Stephen Colbert said on his show.

Senator Collins says recent call volume is overwhelming her staff

The GOP senator known for speaking against President Trump said the number of calls has made it difficult for her to serve constituents.

Mitch McConnell confronted by protests in Kentucky

Protesters upset with Republican President Donald Trump’s policies have vowed to follow Mitch McConnell to every stop.

Political Happy Hour: February 21, 2017

Political Happy Hour: Criminal justice bill unveiled | State gov’t retirees cash in | Pop-Tart pizza?!

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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

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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.