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Frank Phillips

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.

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Capital Source

Pork-fighting senator wants perks for home district

By , Globe Staff

Newly elected House member Ryan Fattman went charging up to Beacon Hill four years ago vowing to find “the pork in the budget.”

Boston 2024 bid opponents make case to Baker, Cabinet

By and , Globe Staff

Baker administration officials spoke to representatives of No Boston Olympics for 30 minutes at a weekly cabinet meeting, a No Boston Olympics official said.

Democratic leaders grapple with strategy to retain party’s dominance

By and , Globe Staff

The unprecedented gathering came as officials grew alarmed by a heavily financed Republican effort to challenge local liberals.

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Clinton organizing meeting in Newton

By , Globe Staff

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is moving quickly to get Massachusetts activists behind her candidacy.