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Talking turkey on immigration reform in the lame-duck session

The contours of a bipartisan deal that would address at least some of the failures of our immigration system have taken shape.

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Education becomes the catch-22 of prison life

Thousands waitlisted for programs that are the key to the parole/clemency pipeline.

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Why a bigger IRS is good for America

Attacking a tax-collecting agency might make for an appealing campaign talking point, but it doesn’t make for good governance.

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Counting votes shouldn’t take weeks

In some states, delays in the election count kept the ground fertile for Trump and the handful of other candidates who continue to push the false narrative that elections were being stolen.

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Mr. Smith goes to Washington

By appointing a little-known, politically independent prosecutor named Jack Smith as special counsel in the federal Trump investigations, Attorney General Merrick Garland protects the probe’s integrity.

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Elon Musk, you broke Twitter. Now sell it.

At the very least, turn over the reins to someone who might run it more competently.

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Pelosi passes the torch to a new generation

Her legacy assured, the speaker reminds fellow Democrats that the fight for democracy isn’t over.

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Antiabortion pregnancy centers are deceiving women. They need to know that.

Governor Charlie Baker vetoed money for a public education campaign on crisis pregnancy centers. Lawmakers should go right back at it next year.