Rosenstein saga highlights need for Mueller bill

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified before the House Judiciary Committee on June 28.

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Monday’s theatrics served as an urgent reminder that Mueller’s investigation rests on a fragile foundation that Congress needs to reinforce.


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Two decades after Brett Kavanaugh drafted salacious questions for Bill Clinton, the spotlight is now on Kavanaugh.

Eric MacLeish

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After 25 years of representing victims of sexual abuse, a lawyer offers guidance to safely structure Christine Blasey Ford’s hearing.

Alan M. Dershowitz

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No one should compromise the basic rules of fairness and due process that have long been the hallmarks of the rule of law.

Michael A. Cohen

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The GOP’s top legislative accomplishment has become an albatross around the party’s neck.

Opinion | Michael D’Antonio

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Republican senators are acting like entitled clerics.

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

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The stakes include the future of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the nature of the presidency itself.


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Washington isn’t doing anything about our epidemic of gun violence. But investors in the country’s largest gun manufacturers can.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

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Despite #MeToo, we don’t just doubt sex crime victims, we eviscerate them.

Alex Beam

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Like Trump, I have soured on the American cult of exercise.

Opinion | Michael E. Porter

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Data from the Social Progress Index, the first-ever rigorous measurement of social performance, reveals that the quality of life and opportunities for many Americans is lagging.


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Is this the health care breakthrough Massachusetts has been waiting for? Or is it just another burden on consumers in the making?

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

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What happened when Boston’s schools tried for equity with an algorithm?

Dan Wasserman

Brett Kavanaugh: Party loyalist

The latest cartoon from Dan Wasserman reveals Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh’s feelings about parties.


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The year was 1965. Martin Luther King Jr. was building support for African-American voting rights, one protest at a time. The political pressures, from the White House on down, were enormous.

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Renée Graham

Bill Cosby got what he deserved

Cosby was a monster. And his victims, who were silenced and ignored, weren’t the only ones who knew it.

Michael A. Cohen

GOP proves it’s a party steeped in misogyny

Every comment about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seems expertly designed to inflame and enrage women.


Kavanaugh’s fate revolves on what we believe to be true

As doubt grows over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, the question for many is: What do we make of the allegations?


Corporate ethic is weaving its way into fabric of higher education

“There is a critical difference between training and education, which is ignored at our peril.

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Ideas | Kelly Kasulis

Surveillance for the public good

When better monitoring leads to better science.

Opinion | Mike Ross

The future of retail is fleeting. Boston should embrace it

Amid a “retail apocalypse,” pop-up stores are booming. Boston should do everything it can to encourage the trend.

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