Opinion

Renée Graham

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Here we are — again — embroiled in another pointless debate about who is and isn’t black enough.

JEFF JACOBY

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Benjamin Harrison had an illustrious family name and a gift for public speaking. He also had a personality problem.

Latest political news

Commenting on Mass. case, Justice Clarence Thomas calls for reconsideration of landmark libel ruling

Thomas commented as the Supreme Court declined to take up a Massachusetts lawsuit involving Bill Cosby.

Ground Game

In 2020, Bernie Sanders must win the N.H. primary. Elizabeth Warren stands in his way

US Senator Bernie Sanders enters the 2020 presidential race with political advantages that his rivals could only dream of having. But he also has one major obstacle.

Could Bernie Sanders lose in 2020 because of his success in 2016?

Unlike his insurgent 2016 campaign against front-runner Hillary Clinton, this time around the Vermont senator faces a diverse field in the Democratic primary.

Voters in N.H. thank Klobuchar for her composure during Kavanaugh hearings

In her first stop in the first-in-the-nation primary state, US Senator Amy Klobuchar spoke to a crowd of about 250 people in Goffstown.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2017 former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel on the Russia investigation, leaves following a meeting with members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at the US Capitol in Washington. - An explosive report from BuzzFeed News alleging that US President Donald Trump directed his lawyer to lie to Congress is

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Mueller is said to be nearing end of his investigation into Trump and Russian interference

Justice Department officials believe Special Counsel Robert Mueller is completing his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and expect a report in the coming days.

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Lately in her home state, the Maine senator is inspiring the kind of liberal animus typically directed at people named Trump.

NESTOR RAMOS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/combo.jpg Instead of running in 2020, these Democratic hopefuls should just stay home

Tally up all the candidates announced and rumored and you’ve got a field so sprawling that it makes the unwieldy 2016 Republican primary feel intimate.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/19/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_1DM7CJ.jpg Trump says he didn’t ask Whitaker to change hush-money probe

President Trump denied a report that he asked the then-acting attorney general to intervene in a federal investigation of hush-money payments to the president’s alleged former mistresses.

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President Trump criticized California’s lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a US-Mexico border wall.