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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

CAPITAL SOURCE

Charlie Baker’s money man gets next to Trump at Mar-a-Lago fund-raiser

By , Globe Staff

Also awkward? His chief money-man was caught on camera just a couple feet from him, according to a photo snapped by the Palm Beach Daily News.

Capital Source

Petrolati returns to leadership role

By , Globe Staff

State Representative Thomas Petrolati was the No. 3 leader in the Mass. House, until he was caught in the epicenter of the probation patronage scandal.

Capital Source

Beacon Hill legend was no favorite of leadership

By , Globe Staff

H. Thomas Colo, who spent 14 years as a state representative from Athol getting under the skin of the political establishment, passed away Feb. 1.

As Elizabeth Warren dominates the news, GOP searches for challenger

By , Globe Staff

Warren, who has emerged as a leading voice against President Trump, is up for re-election next year.