Ground Game

How Trump’s first 100 days compares to past presidents

President Donald Trump.

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No president has had such a low job approval rating at this point.

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The sheer human sprawl of Deval Patrick’s two statewide campaigns and eight years in office made some fracturing inevitable.

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Three companies have approached the state about launching tests here.

Capital Source

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Mayor Martin Walsh disparaged opponents of the city’s Olympics bid as “10 people on Twitter” back in 2015. The controversy has returned.

Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

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He’s pioneered a uniquely Trumpian move: Blustering Up to the Brink of No Return, and …. Backing Down.

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Money is “the snake that slithers through Washington,” Elizabeth Warren said about President Obama’s fee to speak at a health care conference.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Construction_2.jpg This UMass Boston program faces uncertain future

The nursing school, one of the campus’s most successful programs, is looking for a new home.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Senter_29kasich01_met.jpg John Kasich wants to sell you a book. Really. (Romney said the same thing)

“People ask why I am back,” Kasich said. “I am back to sell books.”

Dante Ramos

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/dante_ramos-3526.jpg The absurdity of the Boston Common shadow debate

Amid a housing shortage, City Hall should encourage as many new units as it can.

Capital Source

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The Buffalo-based family that owns the TD Garden and the Bruins just gave $13,000 to Mayor Walsh’s political committee.

More headlines

Campaign season splinters former Patrick team

The sheer human sprawl of Deval Patrick’s two statewide campaigns and eight years in office made some fracturing inevitable.

This UMass Boston program faces uncertain future

The nursing school, one of the campus’s most successful programs, is looking for a new home.

Analysis

Trump’s legislative promises for the first 100 days? He’s about to go 0-4

The fact that we’re measuring his failures by this timetable is largely his fault.

Biden calls on students to ‘change the culture’ to fight college sexual assault

Former Vice President Joe Biden said students should intervene if they see a questionable situation and speak up against so-called locker room talk.

Transition to Trump

special report

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/19/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/trump-tweets-homepage.jpg A look at Trump’s jam-packed transition period

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

Special section

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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.