Outgoing City Councilor Tito Jackson hugs a woman who lined up for one of the 3,000 turkeys he gave away on Sunday to members of the community.

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Tito Jackson hosts his last turkey giveaway as a city councilor

Tito Jackson and his volunteers gave away 3,000 turkeys to community members for their Thanksgiving dinners.

Local politics

Why evangelicals are again backing a Republican despite allegations of sexual misconduct

Nearly 20 years after prominent evangelical leaders called for President Clinton to resign over sexual misconduct, many are standing with US Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Tito Jackson hosts his last turkey giveaway as a city councilor

Tito Jackson and his volunteers gave away 3,000 turkeys to community members for their Thanksgiving dinners.

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans’ first woman mayor

The City Council member gained a following as she worked to help her neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina.

General says nuclear order can be refused; Trump sparks debate about war authority

Air Force General John Hyten, head of Strategic Command, said he would not carry out an illegal strike.

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 6, 2006 file photo, Judge Roy Moore stands with his wife, Kayla, after conceding the governor's race to Gov. Bob Riley, in Gadsden, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

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Why evangelicals are again backing a Republican despite allegations of sexual misconduct

Nearly 20 years after prominent evangelical leaders called for President Clinton to resign over sexual misconduct, many are standing with US Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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The father of one of the basketball players had played down the president’s role in getting them released.

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President Trump says he thinks Sen. Jeff Flake won’t support the Republican tax overhaul in Congress, issuing an insulting tweet against the Arizona Republican.

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Trump tweeted that he would be ‘‘very hard pressed to change my mind that this horror show in any way helps conservation of Elephants or any other animal.’’

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The US senator from Maine said a provision to strike the individual mandate should be removed from the bill.

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President Trump’s budget director said it would be up to House and Senate negotiators to figure out whether to include it.

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The treasury secretary says he had no idea that a photo of him and his wife posing with a sheet of newly printed money would go viral.

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.

Jim O'Sullivan

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Jim O’Sullivan writes about politics for The Boston Globe. Previously, he was White House correspondent and chief analyst for National Journal in Washington, D.C.

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.

Policy writer

Recent work from Evan Horowitz, the Globe's policy writer.

 

Evan Horowitz

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