Boston 1967

How the 1967 mayoral race changed Boston

Louise Day Hicks and Kevin White met before a debate on Oct. 30, 1967.

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In the 1967 mayoral election, the future and image of Boston seemed at stake — and they were.

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The deaths of four soldiers this month have sparked wider debate about the civilian-military divide in the United States.

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‘‘It hasn’t hit me yet, I haven’t had time to grieve,’’ said US Army Sgt. La David Johnson’s sister.

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President Trump said in a tweet Saturday that he would allow the release of thousands of never publicly seen documents on President John Kennedy’s assassination.

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President Trump is portraying the Islamic State group’s ouster from its Syrian stronghold as a milestone in the US fight against terrorism.

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Former White House adviser Steve Bannon on Friday depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a “destructive” presidency during his time in the White House.

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Senator John McCain has spoken more than once in recent months against President Trump.

Jeff Bezos’s request for proposals for sites of the new Amazon headquarters might as well have said “somewhere like Boston.”

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Shirley Leung

A lesson hard for Boston to buy: We’re good

It almost doesn’t matter if Amazon picks Boston for its next headquarters. We’ve already won.

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In Enfield, Conn., as in communities across the US, the local mall was killed by Amazon and its e-retail ilk.

More political news

Baker takes familiar stance on Amazon flurry

Boston’s plan is just one of dozens across the state that Governor Charlie Baker has publicly endorsed — all of them equally, with no public favorites.

Draft GOP bill seeks more constraints on Iran’s nuclear program

Sanctions against Iran automatically would kick in if Tehran violates new US constraints.

Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

Republicans muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Trump’s ambitious promise of “massive tax cuts and reform.”

Mass. students, activists sue Betsy DeVos over campus sexual assault shift

Those suing DeVos say their rights under Title IX are being violated by the Education Department.

LIVE Political Happy Hour

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Boston Globe political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Congressman Seth Moulton. Watch the event replay.

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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.

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.