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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.

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Leaders must stand up to Trump’s display of force against protesters

The actions in Portland are a blatant political power play designed to tap the same fear-mongering and racialized appeal that helped boost him to an election victory in 2016.

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Failure not an option on Beacon Hill police reform

House and Senate conferees need to think big picture as they hash out the future of policing in Massachusetts.

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Prevent drunk driving first offenders from taking the wheel drunk

Ignition locks are a proven lifesaver; it's time Massachusetts closed a gaping loophole in their use.

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Calling home: A hardship for prisoners, a boon to Bristol County sheriff

A court ruling in favor of the sheriff puts the onus on Massachusetts lawmakers to end the practice of charging exorbitant phone fees to inmates and their loved ones.