The Trump presidency

Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

Jared Kushner.

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Jared Kushner discussed the possibility of setting up a secret channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, The Washington Post reports.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/686732626.jpg A (mostly) presidential Trump on display while abroad

The president’s first trip raised the question: To learn how to be a president, did Trump have to leave the US?

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If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won’t have to track down the president’s son-in-law.

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Over the past decade, the Trump Organization has stockpiled golf courses.

Opinion | Andrew J. Bacevich

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Trump simultaneously affirmed and recast the war on terrorism. In doing so, he almost guarantees its continuation into perpetuity.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_wellesley6_met.jpg What did Clinton really say at Wellesley? We annotated her speech

Clinton spoke at her alma mater Friday, 48 years after she graduated. She didn’t mention President Trump once. But that doesn’t mean she didn’t talk about him.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/clinton-9975.jpg At Wellesley College, Clinton urges graduates to fight for truth

Forty-eight years after she gave the first student commencement speech at Wellesley College, alumna Hillary Clinton returned for a repeat performance.

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Tension was apparent in special House election, as party’s cautious approach disappointed activists.

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Business advocates gear up for legal fight against ‘millionaires tax’ proposal

The proposal that would impose more taxes on the super-rich to pay for education and transportation.

Nathan “Nick” Nickerson, the owner of Arnold’s, a restaurant, clam shack, and mini golf place in Eastham, switchef out trash bags during Friday’s busy lunch hour before Memorial Day Weekend.

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Visa shortage leaves Cape tourist businesses scrambling

A change in the seasonal worker visa program means many employers didn’t get the foreign workers they count on.

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A (mostly) presidential Trump on display while abroad

The president’s first trip raised the question: To learn how to be a president, did Trump have to leave the US?

At Wellesley College, Clinton urges graduates to fight for truth

Forty-eight years after she gave the first student commencement speech at Wellesley College, alumna Hillary Clinton returned for a repeat performance.

Senate OK’s $40.8 billion state budget

The spending plan includes several types of new taxes and fees.

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

Congress now begins a weeklong recess, with Republican leaders still hunting for a plan that can win the support of 50 of their 52 members.

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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 focused on the 2016 presidential race.

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.