Phillips is the State House bureau chief for the Metro section. He covers state politics and the daily activity on Beacon Hill. He previously covered politics as a reporter for the Boston Herald, the Herald American, and the Lowell Sun.
By Frank Phillips and Jim O’Sullivan , Globe Staff
Social conservative activists are threatening to walk away from the campaign after Karyn Polito endorsed gay marriage.
By Frank Phillips and Stephanie Ebbert , Globe Staff
Karyn Polito is expected to declare that she will run for lieutenant governor, a move that puts the GOP gubernatorial favorite in a difficult spot.
By Frank Phillips and Joshua Miller , Globe Staff
Former elected officials and politically connected figures have joined the sweepstakes to be part of the state’s medical marijuana industry.
By Frank Phillips , Globe Staff
Even if independent gubernatorial candidates only capture a small percentage of the electorate, they could draw key votes from Charles Baker.