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GOP on US Rep. Jim Jordan: crickets

When one of their own is under fire, GOP legislators line up to attack the credibility of accusers.

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Beacon Hill hits the home stretch, but work remains

Some good proposals could fall by the wayside before the end of the legislative session, July 31.

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Opportunity for Baker to seize the moment on toll test

This pilot plan is designed to help reduce peak congestion and collect helpful data.

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Mr. Data goes missing on safe injection plan

Governor Baker has contradicted himself with his rejection of safe injection sites for people with substance abuse disorders.

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Animal abusers shouldn’t own guns

Preventing cruelty to animals can save human lives.

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Putin pets his poodle at the Helsinki summit

Trump’s actions in Helsinki were truly disturbing.

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United in mourning for slain Weymouth police officer

This heinous killing is a grim reminder of the constant dangers faced by police officers.

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Pension punishments should fit the crime

A bill to provide a more thoughtful approach should be a priority in the waning days of the 2018 legislative session.

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Putin meeting caps disastrous Europe trip

Monday’s scheduled meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia has caused worried speculation and may require a serious response from Congress and American allies.

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Biotech revolution can serve the animal kingdom

Over the past decades, the horseshoe crab population off Cape Cod has dwindled at an alarming rate.

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Massachusetts residents pay the highest average retail price for power in the continental US

A decision last week by federal regulators cleared the way to add up to another $1 a month for all New England ratepayers. That should set off alarms.

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North Korea’s predictable bait-and-switch

A month after the US-North Korea summit, the Hermit Kingdom has reverted to frustrating form.

Citzenship ceremonies are supposed to be festive. This one wasn’t.

A February 2017 naturalization ceremony in Feaneuil Hall was less than festive.

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Coal may get undeserved boost after Mystic decision

Federal regulators may be laying the groundwork for the coal bailout that the Trump administration still desperately wants.

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Massachusetts residents pay the highest average retail price for power in the continental US

A decision last week by federal regulators cleared the way to add up to another $1 a month for all New England ratepayers. That should set off alarms.

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Amazon shouldn’t give hate groups a platform

A new report details hateful merchandise on offer at Amazon — and there’s plenty of it.

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A preventable tragedy

Swimming lessons — free in many cities and towns — could help save lives.

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A loss for Donald Trump is a win for babies everywhere

The administration’s attempt to ignite a trade war with Ecuador over the simple act of breastfeeding in favor of Big Baby Forumla seems unusually crass.

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A ‘buy American’ plan that weakens a US ally and wastes US taxpayer dollars

The Afghan military is getting shipments of American pork. Like it or not.

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The Trump NATO paradox

Yes, the US relationship with NATO needs fixing, but not the way President Trump wants to do it.

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Larry Kudlow’s specious supply-side tax cut claim

Kudlow’s false claim that the budget deficit is coming down is mere balderdash.

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State Police public-safety protocol cries out for reform

On top of other bad news for Massachusetts State Police, more dubious overtime abuses have come to light.

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State Police deserve a clean break from the past

Wanted: an experienced reformer who can restore public confidence in a troubled law-enforcement agency.

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No easy arms deals for dictators, no matter what Trump says

The president wants the power to sell AR-15s and other weapons to strongmen, without congressional oversight.

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Bringing ICE to heel in Boston

It seems entirely appropriate as this nation approaches yet another anniversary of its birth, to look at what its founding document, the Declaration of Independence means in today’s fractious battles over immigration.