Mueller seeks White House documents related to Trump’s actions as president

Robert Mueller.

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The special counsel is looking into the firing of President Trump’s national security adviser and FBI director, according to White House officials.

Paul Manafort, when he was campaign chairman for Donald Trump, offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

Paul Manafort reportedly made the offer in an e-mail to an overseas intermediary.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joined by, from left, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks to reporters as he pushes a last-ditch effort to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. To win, 50 of the 52 GOP senators must back it _ a margin they failed to reach when the chamber rejected the effort in July. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate pressing ahead with vote on last-ditch Obamacare repeal bill

The legislation would repeal central elements of Obamacare.

Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price — a former member of the House of Representatives who in 2009 tweeted “Congress doesn’t need to have private jets” — took five “corporate-style jet” flights between Sept. 13 and 15, including stops in Waterville, Maine, and Portsmouth, N.H.

Trump Cabinet member reportedly used pricey private jets to travel to New England

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s five-flight itinerary was estimated to cost more than $60,000.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears in Portland, Ore., to discuss sanctuary city policies with city and regional law enforcement officials on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian via AP)

Jeff Sessions to speak in Boston Thursday

Sessions is scheduled to speak to federal law enforcement officials at the Moakley Federal Courthouse.

Tito Jackson.

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These City Council candidates have more campaign cash than Tito Jackson

Two candidates for City Council have raised more than any of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s challengers.

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Mueller seeks White House documents related to Trump’s actions as president

The special counsel is looking into the firing of President Trump’s national security adviser and FBI director, according to White House officials.

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Frank Phillips

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Frank Phillips is the State House bureau chief. He has covered politics for decades for the Boston Globe.

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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.

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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.

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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.