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The impeachment inquiry: Untangling the GOP’s spin

As Congress begins impeachment hearings, the president and his defenders have been trotting out one disingenuous argument after the next to deflect from the president’s misconduct. Here’s a brief guide.

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The impeachment inquiry: The cast of characters

These are names likely to come up in the hearings, including witnesses to, and participants in, the president’s scheme to withhold military aid to Ukraine until that country helped with his reelection.

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Protection from deportation has lifted young lives

The Supreme Court must save DACA, the widely popular and successful immigration program that has allowed some 800,000 previously undocumented youth to live and work legally in the country.

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Massachusetts Senate zeroes in on drug costs

A pilot program to cap the cost of life-saving insulin tops the list of must-haves in the Massachusetts Senate's approach to increasing access to and lowering the cost of prescription drugs.

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Problematic drug hair test for Boston police officers should be retired

The hair drug test of police recruits and officers has costs the city millions in lawsuits and may produce inaccurate results.

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End the disgraceful attacks on Ukraine whistle-blower

The identity of the whistleblower must be protected.

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With Gilpin’s departure, state should open search for new State Police chief to all

State law requires the governor to pick the new head of the State Police from within the department -- a rule that makes little sense in the midst of a corruption scandal that has exposed a systemic culture of impunity.

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Feds focus on the Wild West of local pot agreements

A federal grand jury investigation into payments by marijuana businesses to Massachusetts communities ought to be enough to bring legislative reforms.