Ralph Nader.

AP/file 2014

Ralph Nader.

Raise the minimum wage

The minimum wage should be part of the debate as presidential candidates battle it out. By Ralph Nader

Hillary Clinton.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Wanted: More Clinton true believers

As Hillary Clinton takes the heat for her nonanswer on the Keystone XL pipeline, she needs more adamant supporters.

opinion | Jill Medvedow and Robert Brown

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In all the analysis and debriefing, no one has talked about the absence of arts and culture in the public conversation.

Senator Ted Cruz.

DANTE RAMOS

Ted Cruz feud shows effects of Donald Trump’s rise

The Texas Republican’s rash behavior could be a sign that Trump’s success so far is also stretching the fabric of the US Senate.

JEFF JACOBY

The return of the graduated-tax hustle

For some liberal true believers, all can never be right with the world as long as the Massachusetts Constitution stipulates a flat-rate income tax.

editorial

New requirements needed on lead paint

Lead paint remains a threat to the Commonwealth’s children. Legislators should take a more aggressive approach that triggers action on the local level.

dan wasserman

Editorial cartoons by Dan Wasserman

A look at the most recent illustrated viewpoints from Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman.

Editorial: Boston bid is pulled

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Advance/Images/20marathonmood15.jpg A final blow to Boston’s Olympic bid

The bid elicited a citywide conversation about Boston’s future, and the challenge now is to keep that forward-looking energy going.

Editorial: US-Cuba relations

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The removal of the Draconian embargo is long overdue.

Editorial: The Iran nuclear deal

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/14/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/DV2084345.jpg This is better than no deal at all

For the time being, this accord resolves one of the most pressing foreign policy challenges facing the world.

President Obama

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Congressional leaders should call a vote to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank.