EDITORIAL

GOP states swung at Obama, hit themselves

The war over Obamacare inflicted real damage on low-income people in states that refused to accept the law’s Medicaid expansion.

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As pot industry ramps up in Mass., get the rules right

Recreational pot is going to be big business in Massachusetts. It is vital that the state gets the rules just right.

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Haiti is still waiting on promised UN help for cholera epidemic

The State Department must assert moral leadership in helping Haiti end a devastating cholera epidemic.

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As Trump stumbles on health care, GOP must redeem itself

The right approach on health care is to sit down with experts — and yes, Democrats — and come up with changes.

EDITORIAL

Enlisting local police in Trump’s deportation force? No, thank you.

President Trump’s unrealistic promises on immigration are starting to catch up with him.

Editorial

Baker needs to be aggressive opposing GOP health care bill

Gov. Baker is taking a big risk with his low-key opposition to the GOP’s disastrous health care bill.

EDITORIAL

Dems shouldn’t trigger nuclear option on Gorsuch

As hard-edged as Neil Gorsuch’s conservativism may be, Democrats in Congress should refrain from the temptation to filibuster.

EDITORIAL

Russia probe needs independent overseer

Monday’s congressional testimony served as an embarrassing rebuke of President Trump.

EDITORIAL

Here’s exactly why Chuck Berry is the inventor of rock ’n’ roll

Chuck Berry didn’t just help invent rock ’n’ roll. He was rock ’n’ roll — and always will be.

EDITORIAL

License Mass. police officers

Bouncing bad cops from one town to the next has never been a good idea.

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Break a leg out of network? Your medical bill shouldn’t make you sicker

A medical bill shouldn’t hold any surprises.

A difference between anti-Semitism and true protest

Readers found a false equivalency in Jeff Jacoby’s column on anti-Semitism from the left and right.

Cutting back on the Ride consigns countless people to isolation

“Isolation and loneliness are among the most terminal and expensive conditions of all.” — Robert Shuman

T is all wrong in way it views commuter rail

“Instead of viewing it as a valuable asset, they look at it as a pariah jeopardizing the T’s solvency.” — Richard S. Prone

EDITORIAL

Delusion and bluster in the White House alienate allies

With no consequences for the damaging behavior from the White House, why expect it to stop?

EDITORIAL

Trump NIH cuts threaten Mass.

Trump’s budget amounts to a dangerous shell game that ultimately will shift costs to anyone relying on 21st century medicine — and that’s all of us — unless Congress has the courage to intervene.

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Mexico’s not paying for the wall. Are we?

Congress needs to send the message loud and clear that it won’t pay for President Trump’s boondoggle.

EDITORIAL

Merkel’s task: convince Trump to stand by EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel carries a heavy burden to her first meeting with Donald Trump.

EDITORIAL

Partisan politics shouldn’t endanger weather satellites

President Trump’s budget axe should spare weather satellites, which supply data critical to public safety.

EDITORIAL

Mexican border policy on kids is harsh yet ineffective

The US plan to separate parents and children at the Mexican border is both biblically harsh and wildly ineffective.

EDITORIAL

Public shouldn’t pay for Trump’s splendor

Donald Trump is perfectly entitled to maintain a billionaire’s lifestyle now that he’s in office. But he shouldn’t send his bills to the American people.

EDITORIAL

Headless policy on driverless cars

In the emerging field of self-driving cars already revolutionizing the auto industry, some of the country’s largest manufacturers and tech companies actually want regulation.

EDITORIAL

Stripping EPA protection endangers next generation

Stripping away environmental regulations will have dangerous consequences.

EDITORIAL

Parading right into the dustbin of history

Like a zombie rising from the dead, the controversy over gay groups marching in South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade has sprung back to life.

EDITORIAL

GOP sails into the health care storm

If House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are serious about their efforts to overhaul that law, they had better be prepared for a similar ordeal.