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Scot Lehigh

A columnist for the Editorial/Op-Ed section, Lehigh provides commentary on a number of issues. Since joining the staff in 1989, he has held several editorial positions and has been a consistent member of the paper’s political reporting staff.

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SCOT LEHIGH

Don’t mess with Maura Healey, Texas

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Decades ago, we had the so-called Austin-Boston connection. These days, we have the Boston-Austin Disaffection.

SCOT LEHIGH

Trump runs aground on the reef of reality

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Trump now finds himself caught between a campaign rock and a governing hard place.

SCOT LEHIGH

GOP elders push for climate action

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A group with sterling Republican credentials is advocating for a carbon tax to battle global warming.

SCOT LEHIGH

How Trump can assure Gorsuch’s confirmation

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The president could pledge that if Democrats confirm Neil Gorsuch, then he would nominate Merrick Garland if another vacancy opens up.