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Journalists are not the enemy

A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”

Incumbent Michael Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley faced off in their final debate in the race for the democratic nomination for the Massachusetts 7th congressional district seat. On WGBH's Greater Boston with Jim Braude (left). Photo taken at the WGBH Studios on August 15, 2018. Photo: Meredith Nierman, WGBH News

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In a heated debate, Pressley launches an offensive against Capuano

The contest between Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley and incumbent Michael Capuano is seen as a test of voters’ willingness to embrace newcomers.

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In an interview with the Globe, Raisman talked about her fractured relationship with the governing body and her survivor advocacy.

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President Trump’s move was unprecedented and came against a former top US official who has been vocally critical of him.

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Some observers have taken to seizing on the slightest whiff of a clue about where the e-commerce giant might decide to locate its coveted $8 billion complex.

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Christine Hallquist won the Democratic nomination for governor. She is the first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate from a major party in the nation.