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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.

Latest stories

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GOP Senate candidate readies for ‘street fight’

By , Globe Staff

Allen Rodney Waters describes himself as an “angry, conservative black man with a chip on his shoulder”

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Will Trump weigh in on state GOP fight?

By , Globe Staff

In Ohio, Trump encouraged party activists to dump an ally of Governor John Kasich. The Massachusetts party chairman vote is later this month.

Will Baker face a real reelection battle?

By , Globe Staff

By most traditional measures, Charlie Baker is in an extremely enviable position as the 2017-18 election cycle kicks off.

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GOP businessman may challenge Elizabeth Warren for re-election

By , Globe Staff

Rick Green, a multi-millionaire who has made it no secret he wants to run for a major public office, is quietly exploring his options.