Trump wants to make foreign arms sales easier

The United States exports more weapons than any other country.

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President Trump has proposed changing the federal rules and allowing US manufacturers to sell large batches of firearms to foreign countries without consulting the legislative branch.

Demonstrators blocked a bus containing immigrant children during a Saturday protest outside the US Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas.

Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families

A delegation of 25 members of Congress visited a US Customs and Border Protection center in McAllen, Texas.

A Honduran girl waited with her mother along the US border near Brownsville, Texas, on Saturday, after they were denied entry into the country.

Analysis

On Texas border, despite what Trump says, some see no crisis

Brownsville’s mayor and other leaders said the turmoil President Trump refers to is largely fiction.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Sarah Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged Saturday in a tweet that she was booted from a Virginia restaurant Friday night because she works for President Trump.

Warren tells Nevada Democrats the ‘soul of our country is at stake’

Senator Elizabeth Warren told Nevada Democrats Saturday they will play a pivotal role in November’s midterm elections.

Justice officials give Congress new classified documents on Russia inquiry

A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said the department has partly complied with congressional requests.

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In Maine and N.H., border patrol checkpoints

For 11 hours on Wednesday, drivers who wanted to travel through a remote stretch of northern Maine were asked a simple question: Where were you born?

Local politics

US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreck

A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated US Representative Mark Sanford in his re-election bid was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Friday.

Trump wants to make foreign arms sales easier

President Trump has proposed changing the federal rules and allowing US manufacturers to sell large batches of firearms to foreign countries without consulting the legislative branch.

75 percent of Americans say immigration is good for country, poll finds

A larger share of people than at any point since 2001 say immigration is good for the nation.

The Nation Today

House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreck

State Representative Katie Arrington underwent surgery and was recovering at a hospital.

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.