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GOP debate focuses on temperament of leadership

The stakes were exceedingly high Saturday because large numbers of voters are undecided or open to a last-minute switch.

Thousands pack into weekend campaign events in N.H.

State officials say the primary will probably generate a record number of voters Tuesday.

For N.H. primary tourists, campaign is a political party

They come from the ends of the country — and the world — to experience it.

Hillary Clinton works to shore up Southern ‘firewall’

Clinton is hoping votes in racially diverse states in the Deep South, like South Carolina, put an end to Bernie Sanders’ surge.

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GOP debate focuses on temperament of leadership

The stakes were exceedingly high Saturday because large numbers of voters are undecided or open to a last-minute switch.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/07/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_jeb_bush_bedford.jpg Jeb Bush enters the final days of his last stand

Without a major comeback, Bush will face increasing pressure to bow out of the race.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/07/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_hillary_clinton_henniker.jpg Hillary Clinton works to shore up Southern ‘firewall’

Clinton is hoping votes in racially diverse states in the Deep South, like South Carolina, put an end to Bernie Sanders’ surge.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/94bfa64044064b6e808e33a7a6e211da-94bfa64044064b6e808e33a7a6e211da-0.jpg Thousands pack into weekend campaign events in N.H.

State officials say the primary will probably generate a record number of voters Tuesday.

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In Manchester, Sanders said taxing corporations and the wealthy would pay for his plans.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/508600340.jpg Some N.H. voters mull pick of party, not candidate

Independent voters are weighing how to use their vote most effectively, with many contemplating a kind of tactical strike on the GOP side.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/508598182.jpg New Globe poll shows Rubio closing in on Trump in N.H.

Marco Rubio is rising, Chris Christie is falling, and John Kasich and Jeb Bush are holding firm, a new Globe poll shows.

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John Doherty (left), along with his daughter Aleah, 6, had their picture taken with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

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John Doherty (left), along with his daughter Aleah, 6, had their picture taken with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

In N.H., Massachusetts Democrats stage a proxy battle

The Bay State party’s elected heavyweights are looking to enhance their reputations by helping their chosen candidate. By Jim O’Sullivan

Primary memories

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Hartpic2_mag0124.jpg New Hampshire ingenuity and Yankee thrift saved the day for Gary Hart in ‘84

US Senator Jeanne Shaheen recalls the do-it-yourself effort that helped get out campaign literature when the national headquarters ran out of money.

The view from Iowa

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Ted Cruz’s Iowa win offers some lessons on the value of retail campaigning and the power of the evangelical vote.

Good Week, Bad Week

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Donald Trump was leading the polls in Iowa, but on caucus night, it was Ted Cruz who came away with the first-place win.

How much can the Iowa results tell us about what might happen in the N.H. primary?

For many years, the kickoff states have operated quite independently from each other.

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Ground Game

Ground Game

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Four days from the primary, there is no obvious path for them to take and no obvious candidate for them to back.

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The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

Democratic endorsement tracker

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ENDORSEMENTS-web[1].jpg Tracking the N.H. endorsements of the Democratic candidates

Dozens of New Hampshire Democrats have rallied to support former US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton’s second presidential bid.

Republican endorsement tracker

Republicans

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/tracker-089.jpg Tracking the N.H. endorsements of the GOP candidates

Chris Christie, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

Divided Nation

Divided Nation

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/helm150-1415.jpg Suspicion of US government reaches a new level in Texas

The conflict about the Jade Helm 15 exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

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A series examining the ways industry, lobbyists, and academia influence government decision-making, from the Globe’s Washington bureau.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

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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.

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