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Frank Phillips

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.

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Capital Source

Response to campaign finance questions? Mum’s the word, so far

By , Globe Staff

State regulators want more details from legislators about the restaurant meals charged to their campaign accounts. The speaker’s office says his political action committee will provide legal experts to navigate the situation.

Capital Source

Bill Weld and the Libertarian platform

By , Globe Staff

Once a no-nonsense federal anti-drug prosecutor, the former Mass. governor is hoping to win the VP nod from a party that calls for legalizing drugs.

New bill would rein in state GOP’s fund-raising

By , Globe Staff

Common Cause aims to undo a campaign-finance ruling that favored Governor Charlie Baker.

Capital Source

From Romney, an apparent epiphany on tax returns

By , Globe Staff

Sounding much like Trump, Mitt Romney refused to release his income tax return during his 2002 gubernatorial race.