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The Globe endorses Jake Auchincloss

The Fourth Congressional District would be well served by the Newton City Councilor and former Marine captain.

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As Trump stokes suburban fears, Mass. lawmakers chart a better path

Beacon Hill is poised to strike against the racist legacy of zoning laws that have long segregated communities in the Commonwealth.

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No, unemployment benefits do not discourage work

Republicans falsely claim the extra weekly $600 unemployment benefit is a disincentive for people to work.

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Boston’s high schools need improvement. Can Brenda Cassellius get it done?

It's tragic that Brenda Cassellius is facing unrest among principals only a year into her tenure. For the sake of thousands of underserved Boston students, the district's leaders need to settle on a clear plan — and soon.

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Send Ed Markey back to the Senate

The moment calls for a progressive champion with a solid track record. The senator deserves Democrats’ vote in the Sept. 1 primary.

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How to build a better, more diverse culture in the State Police

There won't be significant reform at the agency until the state changes the way it selects rank-and-file troopers.

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A new Voting Rights Act is long overdue

To honor John Lewis's legacy, Congress must pass a bill to restore and update the civil-rights era law that protects the right to vote.

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Legislators must stay on the job

With much work left to be done, lawmakers will have to jettison the rule that spells the end of formal business on July 31.