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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.

Latest stories

Capital Source

Frank Bellotti saw Trump’s victory coming

By , Globe Staff

The former Mass. attorney general had seen the same dynamic before, up close, in 1990 — in the final of his many campaigns extending back to 1958.

Capital source

Brown alleges N.H. voter fraud

By , Globe Staff

But back in 2014, Brown encouraged out-of-state residents to “come on up” and vote for him.

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On Beacon Hill, peace breaks out

By , Globe Staff

House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg have agreed on new rules for the legislative session.

They’re called citizen initiatives, but they’re dominated by big money

By , Globe Staff

The measures, meant to let citizens have their say, are now pushed by special interests and wealthy out-of-staters.