Phillips is the State House bureau chief for the Metro section. He covers state politics and the daily activity on Beacon Hill. He previously covered politics as a reporter for the Boston Herald, the Herald American, and the Lowell Sun.
By Jim O’Sullivan and Frank Phillips , Globe staff
Attorney General Martha Coakley is markedly trailing Treasurer Steven Grossman at the Democratic caucuses.
By Frank Phillips , Globe staff
The campaign of gubernatorial candidate Jeffrey McCormick adamantly denies he was seeking haven in a state that has no capital gains tax.
By Jim O’Sullivan and Frank Phillips , Globe Staff
Mass. Democrats began meetings Saturday to choose delegates for the upcoming state convention.
By Frank Phillips , Globe Staff
The party is struggling to fill out a robust ticket of statewide candidates who could seriously threaten the Democratic hold on state government.