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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/18/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Clipboard-6330.jpg Beacon Hill’s new rules but same old MeToo problems

What’s most important is that legislative leaders send a message that they’re serious about changing a sexist culture that has thrived for too long. New rules only go so far.

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For Democrats, women in 2020 may offer opportunity and hard choices

Four or more top-tier women candidates are gearing up for the Democratic nomination, providing the party with a chance to make history — and difficult decisions.

Elizabeth Warren welcomes Kamala Harris into an already crowded Democratic presidential field

Warren, who also is running for the White House, called the California Democrat’s entrance into the race “terrific” for the party.

Trump visits MLK memorial in Washington

The president and Vice President Mike Pence visited the slain civil rights leader’s memorial on the holiday honoring his birthday.

McConnell to pair bills to reopen government with Trump’s immigration plan

By coupling government funding with the plan Trump unveiled Saturday, the Senate majority leader is hoping to shift blame for the shutdown to Democrats, who have said they will not negotiate until the government is fully open.

Senator Elizabeth Warren addressed the crowd Monday during the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

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Elizabeth Warren welcomes Kamala Harris into an already crowded Democratic presidential field

Warren, who also is running for the White House, called the California Democrat’s entrance into the race “terrific” for the party.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_1C61KB.jpg Kamala Harris runs for president after swift rise in national politics

In a Martin Luther King Day appearance on “Good Morning America,” Harris said she will officially launch her campaign next weekend at a rally in Oakland.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/9bbaddf680d24b5788c5777d12096645-e616e255aec448748ad60551ff4faaac-8193.jpg Democrats call Trump’s offer of temporary DACA protection a ‘non-starter’

They dismissed the president’s proposal for failing to offer a permanent solution for the immigrants in question and because he refuses back away from his demand for a border wall.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/94584d4c-dc47-4854-a863-041d946452da-8206.jpg McConnell to pair bills to reopen government with Trump’s immigration plan

By coupling government funding with the plan Trump unveiled Saturday, the Senate majority leader is hoping to shift blame for the shutdown to Democrats, who have said they will not negotiate until the government is fully open.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_1CF56N.jpg Giuliani says Cohen talked about Trump Tower in Moscow through 2016 election

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, said Sunday that discussions about building a Trump Tower in Moscow lasted through the November 2016 election.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/01/15/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/c5pp_20180627.jpg Legislature may get involved in fight over housing at old power plant in South Boston

South Boston politicians who have concerns about a massive redevelopment project at the shuttered Boston Edison plant have taken their fight to the State House.