Baker is officially running for reelection. Here’s a fact-check of his first big campaign speech.

Governor Charlie Baker addressed supporters at Saturday’s event in Shrewsbury, where he launched his reelection campaign.

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Gvernor Charlie Baker framed himself as a thrifty steward of taxpayer dollars who had spent almost four years reforming state government.

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Peter Strzok, who was among those who oversaw the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation and the Russia probe, was found to have violated bureau policies.

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Omarosa Manigault Newman says Trump is ‘physically ill,’ and she blames Diet Coke

The former White House staffer says she’s researched the topic and found a BU study linking consumption of diet beverages to increased chance of stroke and dementia.

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The president and the Arizona senator are engaged in a long-running feud that dates to Trump’s 2016 presidential run.

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The moves stoke speculation that the Elizabeth Warren may be preparing for a presidential run in 2020.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Walker_040517_05immigration_9027x.jpg ‘I will never drink Sam Adams beer again!’ Somerville’s mayor fumes at founder’s praise for Trump

In the Boston area, Sam Adams beer is as ubiquitous as Patriots fans and dropped Rs. But Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone won’t be drinking it anytime soon.

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The decision is a blow to Attorney General Maura Healey’s office, which argued the records could provide a window into “additional” potential victims.

Tell us what you want to know about Mass. elections

We’re creating a voter guide ahead of state elections on Sept. 4. We want to know what YOU want to know.

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Stephen Miller, a Trump advisor who has been denounced for masterminding the administration’s cruelest immigration policies, was taken to the mat by his uncle.

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The Minnesota Democrat denied a claim that he once dragged the woman off a bed while screaming obscenities at her.

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With the race nearly tied, state election officials began reviewing some 9,000 provisional ballots Monday.

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Trump’s ‘that dog’ attack is the latest in a string of insults aimed at black people

President Trump on Tuesday added Omarosa Manigault Newman to the growing list of African-Americans he has publicly denigrated on Twitter.

Trump on racial slur: ‘I don’t have that word in my vocabulary’

Former aide and TV co-star Omarosa Manigault Newman says she’s heard a tape where the president could be heard saying the N-word.

In the white nationalist movement, fault lines are visible

Old-school racist groups, neo-Confederates, and Internet-savvy white identitarians can’t agree on a leader or a particular brand of intolerance.

Omarosa Manigault Newman says Trump is ‘physically ill,’ and she blames Diet Coke

The former White House staffer says she’s researched the topic and found a BU study linking consumption of diet beverages to increased chance of stroke and dementia.

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.

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.

Evan Horowitz

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Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.