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  1. Which Midterm Polls Should We Be Taking With a Grain of Salt? Op Ed, Yesterday

    Three writers on whether Democrats should get their hopes up.

  2. Bolduc Indicates He Has Not Entirely Turned His Back on Election Denial Politics, September 26

    After winning his G.O.P. Senate primary, Don Bolduc reversed himself on claims the 2020 election was stolen. His comments on a QAnon-aligned podcast were not so straightforward.

  3. How Paul LePage, Running to Lead Maine, Benefited From Florida Tax Breaks Politics, September 24

    Mr. LePage, a former governor who is seeking to reclaim the office, has along with his wife benefited from property tax breaks reserved for permanent Florida residents, public records show.

  4. A Thoughtfully Designed Homestead on a New Zealand Sheep Farm T Style, September 23

    Plus: a mistress’s chateau in France, a railcar-inspired resort in Thailand and more recommendations from T Magazine.

  5. Election Deniers Are Pivoting to November. Will Voters Buy It? Politics, September 23

    “Stop the Steal” Republicans hoping to win over general-election voters are going through contortions — scrubbing websites, using coded language or simply saying different things to different audiences.

  6. Does the Democratic Party Want Swagger? Or Does It Want Michelle Wu? Metropolitan, September 23

    The new mayor of Boston took office shortly before Eric Adams did in New York. Their styles could not be more different.

  7. U.S. to Drop Charges Against Judge Accused of Helping Immigrant Escape ICE Express, September 22

    Prosecutors had charged Shelley M. Richmond Joseph, a district court judge in Newton, Mass., with allowing an undocumented immigrant to sneak out the back door of a courthouse in 2018.

  8. How Border Politics Landed in Martha’s Vineyard The Daily, September 21

    Two conservative governors are trying to make undocumented immigration a problem for blue states, not just red ones.

  9. Migrants Who Were Flown to Martha’s Vineyard Sue Florida Governor Express, September 21

    The Venezuelans who unexpectedly found themselves on a Massachusetts island say in their suit that Florida officials made “made false promises and false representations” to them.

  10. Republican Governors to Migrants: Go Away Letters, September 20

    “Govs. Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis are using asylum seekers as political tools,” a reader writes. Also: President Biden and the pandemic; abortion prosecutors; arms for Ukraine.

  11. Criminal Investigation Is Opened After Migrant Flights to Martha’s Vineyard National, September 20

    The sheriff of Bexar County, Texas, said it was clear that many of the 48 migrants flown to Massachusetts had been misled and lured away to score political points.

  12. What the Martha’s Vineyard Stunt Says About the Trump Wannabes Op Ed, September 17

    Is Ron DeSantis really ready for prime time?

  13. How Low Can They Go? Op Ed, September 17

    G.O.P. grapes of wrath at Martha’s Vineyard.

  14. A Fight Over Nantucket’s Bluff Pits Neighbor Against Neighbor Real Estate, September 17

    In an increasingly litigious conflict, the island’s residents are clashing over how to deal with the effects of climate change: Push back or accept what’s coming?

  15. Is That Legal? How Scores of Migrants Came to Be Shipped North Washington, September 16

    The migrant drop-offs orchestrated by two Republican governors raised questions about how the law treats immigrants. Here’s what you need to know.

  16. Migrants Flown to Martha’s Vineyard Say They Were Misled Washington, September 16

    The flights, arranged by Florida’s Republican governor, underscored how easily the fate of immigrants can be swept up in politics.

  17. G.O.P. Governors Transfer Migrants to Faraway States Video, September 16

    The Republican governors of Florida and Texas sent roughly 150 migrants to Washington, D.C., and Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts to protest the high number of arrivals at the southern border.

  18. ‘I Ended Up on This Little Island’: Migrants Land in Political Drama National, September 15

    After long, perilous journeys, Venezuelans unexpectedly found themselves on Martha’s Vineyard, wondering what comes next.

  19. The Political Calculations Behind DeSantis’s Migrant Flights North Politics, September 15

    Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida sent migrants to Massachusetts. He aimed to make a point about President Biden, but immigration issues are nothing new.

  20. Florida envía dos aviones cargados de inmigrantes a Martha’s Vineyard en Español, September 15

    El lugar de veraneo de los acaudalados y poderosos se convirtió en un improbable escenario en la lucha contra la inmigración ilegal.

  21. With Faraway Migrant Drop-Offs, G.O.P. Governors Are Doubling Down National, September 15

    Decisions to bus migrants to the vice president’s residence and to fly others to Martha’s Vineyard were the latest attempts to provoke outrage over record arrivals at the border.

  22. Understanding the Migrant Busing Crisis Interactive, September 15

    A tactic by Southern governors to shift the problems of border crossings onto Northern states escalated this week.

  23. Right After Primary Win, Bolduc Reverses Support for Election Lies Politics, September 15

    Don Bolduc, the Republican Senate nominee in New Hampshire, pivoted to the general election, saying he had concluded that the 2020 presidential election “was not stolen.”

  24. Florida Flies 2 Planeloads of Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard National, September 15

    The moneyed summer resort became an unlikely arena in the fight over illegal immigration. Republican states have bused thousands of migrants to New York and Washington.

  25. Even When Trump Endorses No One, G.O.P. Voters Go Far to the Right Politics, September 14

    The former president stayed out of New Hampshire’s primaries, but Republicans nominated the candidates for Senate and the House most aligned with his political brand.

  26. Two 25-Year-Olds Could Be Elected to Congress, a Historical Rarity Politics, September 14

    Karoline Leavitt, a Republican from the Trump administration, and Maxwell Alejandro Frost, a progressive Democrat, could be the first members of Generation Z to enter Congress.

  27. Robert Burns, Right-Wing Republican, Wins House Primary in New Hampshire Politics, September 14

    Mr. Burns, who is aligned with former President Donald J. Trump and benefited from spending by a Democratic group, will face Representative Ann McLane Kuster in the fall.

  28. Bolduc Wins New Hampshire Senate Primary, Realizing G.O.P. Fears Politics, September 14

    Mainstream Republicans are worried that Don Bolduc, a 2020 election denier, is too right-wing to beat Senator Maggie Hassan in the general election.

  29. How Fierce Primaries, Abortion and Inflation Transformed the 2022 Map Politics, September 14

    Democrats enter the final sprint to November more optimistic than expected, especially in the race for the Senate. But Republicans remain bullish that they can sweep into a House majority.

  30. Who Won and Lost in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware Politics, September 14

    Here is a rundown of some of the most important wins and losses.

  31. Leavitt Upsets Mowers, Winning New Hampshire House G.O.P. Primary Politics, September 14

    Karoline Leavitt, a 25-year-old hard-right Republican, prevailed over the presumed front-runner after a race that devolved into a slugfest over the MAGA mantle.

  32. McKee, Rhode Island’s Governor, Wins Democratic Nomination Politics, September 14

    Gov. Daniel McKee, a Democrat who took over for Gina Raimondo last year, overcame four challengers in a hard-fought primary with a focus on his pandemic leadership.

  33. When Will We Know Who Won in Delaware, New Hampshire and Rhode Island? Politics, September 13

    Votes have historically been counted quickly in all three states that are holding primaries on Tuesday.

  34. New Hampshire Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the New Hampshire primary elections.

  35. Rhode Island Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Rhode Island primary elections.

  36. New Hampshire Second Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the New Hampshire primary elections.

  37. Rhode Island Second Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Rhode Island primary elections.

  38. Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Rhode Island primary elections.

  39. Rhode Island Attorney General Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Rhode Island primary elections.

  40. Rhode Island Secretary of State Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Rhode Island primary elections.

  41. New Hampshire Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the New Hampshire primary elections.

  42. Rhode Island Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Rhode Island primary elections.

  43. Rhode Island First Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Rhode Island primary elections.

  44. New Hampshire U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the New Hampshire primary elections.

  45. New Hampshire First Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the New Hampshire primary elections.

  46. Rhode Island Primary: How to Vote and Who’s on the Ballot Politics, September 13

    Rhode Island voters are heading to the polls to pick candidates for governor and an open House seat.

  47. New Hampshire Primary: How to Vote and Who’s on the Ballot Politics, September 13

    Republicans in the Granite State are selecting their choices to challenge Senator Maggie Hassan, a Democrat, and two Democratic members of Congress.

  48. What to Watch in Tuesday’s (Final!) Primary Night Politics, September 13

    Republicans are fighting over who will take on Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire. Rhode Island and Delaware are also voting. It’s the last primary night before November.

  49. Gun Shoot Will Conclude Former Trump Aide’s House Primary Race Politics, September 12

    Karoline Leavitt, who turned her New Hampshire primary into an argument over which candidate carried the mantle of Trumpism, is closing her campaign at a fish and game club.

  50. In New Hampshire, an Intraparty G.O.P. Fight for the Senate Intensifies Politics, September 12

    On the eve of the state’s primary on Tuesday, mainstream Republicans have been vying to stop an election denier running for Senate.

  51. As Harvard Makes Amends for Its Ties to Slavery, Descendants Ask, What Is Owed? National, September 12

    A woman who lived in the shadows of Harvard discovers, at 80, that her enslaved ancestors had links to the university.

  52. In New Hampshire, a MAGA Rivalry Is Splitting House Republicans Washington, September 9

    Two young conservatives are battling for the mantle of Trumpism in a congressional primary in a competitive district in New Hampshire that could help decide the House majority.

  53. Your Wednesday Evening Briefing N Y T Now, September 7

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  54. Massachusetts Nurse Who Was Fired Over Vaccination Is a Lieutenant Governor Nominee Politics, September 7

    Leah Cole Allen, a nurse who did not comply with a vaccine mandate, won the Republican primary for lieutenant governor, forming a right-wing ticket with Geoff Diehl.

  55. How Tree Rings Helped Identify a Rhode Island Whaler Lost at Sea Express, September 7

    A whaling ship known as the Dolphin left the shores of Warren, R.I., in 1858, never to return. Researchers say they found its wooden planks and timber pieces in Argentina.

  56. Massachusetts Picks Right-Wing Governor Nominee, Helping Democrats’ Outlook Politics, September 7

    The primary win by Geoff Diehl, a Trump endorsee, is likely to make it easier for Democrats to pick up an office that moderate Republicans have held for decades.

  57. Maura Healey Could Make History in Run for Massachusetts Governor Politics, September 7

    Ms. Healey and another Democrat running for governor of Oregon could become the first two openly lesbian governors in the country if they win in the fall.

  58. Two Democrats Vying for D.A. in Boston Are Mired in Scandal Politics, September 6

    Both candidates are under heavy scrutiny — and without a Republican challenger, whoever prevails will take over the office.

  59. When Will We Know Who Won in Massachusetts? Politics, September 6

    Votes are counted at the local level in Massachusetts, which gives its 351 election jurisdictions four days to report the results.

  60. Massachusetts Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  61. Massachusetts Fourth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  62. Massachusetts Sixth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  63. Massachusetts Third Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  64. Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  65. Massachusetts Secretary of State Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  66. Massachusetts Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  67. Massachusetts Seventh Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  68. Massachusetts Fifth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  69. Massachusetts First Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  70. Massachusetts Ninth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  71. Massachusetts Eighth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  72. Massachusetts Attorney General Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  73. Massachusetts Second Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, September 6

    See full results and maps from the Massachusetts primary elections.

  74. The September 6 Elections Massachusetts Primary live blog included one standalone post:
  75. How and Where to Vote in Massachusetts and Who’s on the Ballot Politics, September 6

    Because of a state law passed in 2019, any Massachusetts resident who has applied for state benefits or a state driver’s license since Jan. 1, 2020, is automatically registered to vote.

  76. Steeper Winter Heating Bills Loom, With Less Federal Aid Business, September 6

    Energy costs are expected to rise even faster than overall inflation, but a key assistance program will lack the extra funds it got for Covid relief.

  77. Biden Administration Has Admitted One Million Migrants to Await Hearings Washington, September 6

    The presence of asylum seekers in the United States is both a humanitarian challenge and a political flash point in a divided country.

  78. What to Watch For in the Massachusetts Primaries Politics, September 6

    Democrats expect to reclaim the governor’s office this fall with Maura Healey, there’s a three-way Democratic primary for lieutenant governor and Boston has a messy district attorney race.

  79. Baseball Traveled to Japan 150 Years Ago. By Way of Maine. Sports, September 5

    Japan is celebrating the sport’s introduction there in 1872. The living descendants of the American teacher who took the game to Tokyo only learned of his role in 2000.

  80. Both Parties Flood New Hampshire With Ads About the Same Senate Candidate Politics, September 2

    On the surface, both sides’ ads are about Chuck Morse, who is running in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. But their real target, unnamed in the ads, is Don Bolduc, the hard-right front-runner.

  81. With the PGA Tour Season Over, LIV Golf Looks to Strengthen Its Foothold Sports, September 2

    Cameron Smith, the No. 2 player in the world, is among six veteran players who will make their debuts for the breakaway series at an event outside Boston this weekend.

  82. A Panorama of Design Special Sections, September 1

    A look at design-world events, products and people.

  83. $650,000 Homes in Georgia, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Real Estate, August 31

    A 1960 house in Statesboro, a two-bedroom condominium on Beacon Hill in Boston and a Colonial Revival home in Madison.

  84. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  85. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  86. Remembering One in One Million Insider, May 15

    As the United States marks one million Covid-19 deaths, Times journalists reflect on the one story or moment from the pandemic that will stay with them forever.