Trump criticizes Boston Globe in wake of editorials supporting the free press

President Trump.

President Trump criticized The Boston Globe in the wake of a push from hundreds of publications around the country condemning the president’s attacks on the news media.

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US officials said earlier Thursday that the parade would cost about $92 million, citing preliminary estimates more than three times the price first suggested by the White House.

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Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House.

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President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids.

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George Conway attended Marlborough High School and Harvard College but moved away after he graduated at the age of 20.

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The two self-styled progressive Democrats who are running for governor took the occasional swipe at the Republican incumbent, Charlie Baker, during a Thursday debate.

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In one video, challenger Josh Zakim, a Boston City Councilor, is described as a progressive leader. In another, he’s a no-show at the polls who is beholden to Wall Street.

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Trump criticizes Boston Globe in wake of editorials supporting the free press

President Trump criticized The Boston Globe in the wake of a push from hundreds of publications around the country condemning the president’s attacks on the news media.

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Senate candidate John Kingston visits the southern border — not far from his timeshare

US Senate candidate John Kingston touted a trip to the southern border in San Diego on Wednesday. The location was a convention one: He — and his family — stayed at nearby timeshare he owns.

Globe reporters

Recent work from Boston Globe political reporters.

 

Frank Phillips

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Frank Phillips is the State House bureau chief. He has covered politics for decades for the Boston Globe.

Stephanie Ebbert

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Stephanie Ebbert has been a local news reporter for the Globe since 1997 with a focus on politics

Akilah Johnson

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Akilah Johnson has been a reporter with the Globe since 2010, covering neighborhoods, Boston’s mayor’s race, and the crosscurrents of race and ethnicity in the city.

Joshua Miller

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Joshua Miller covers politics for the Globe. A Massachusetts native and graduate of Bowdoin College, Miller worked in Washington, D.C., before joining the paper in 2013.

James Pindell

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James Pindell is a political reporter for the Boston Globe.

Evan Horowitz

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Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.