The week in politics and issues

Capital Source

// Walsh returns $50,000 in union donations

According to the state, the unions did not comply with Mass. campaign finance law governing political action committees.

Good week, bad week

Elizabeth Warren won’t be on the ballot, but her policies might be. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton didn’t meet many “everyday” people in New Hampshire.


Quotes and quips from the world of Massachusetts and US politics.

1988 Republican presidential hopeful and former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt.

Charles Tasnadi/Associated Press

Primary Memories

Paul Laxalt’s short-lived 1988 run

Former Nevada senator Paul Laxalt’s campaign for president in 1988 was so brief that it ended in ’87.

Globe reporters

Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.


Ground Game

// Inside the presidential primaries with James Pindell

Globe reporter James Pindell brings you the latest news from New Hampshire and beyond as 2016 presidential politics take shape.

Globe political quiz

// Capital Quiz: MBTA edition

A quiz on the (sometimes) proud history of Boston’s public transit system.

The 2014 election


Full Boston Globe coverage, results, and analysis of the 2014 midterm elections.

Jim O'Sullivan

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.

Joshua Miller

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.

Policy writer

Recent work from Evan Horowitz, the Globe's policy writer.


Globe opinion writers

Recent work from Boston Globe columnists.