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  • Player of the Week: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is hoping 2014 will be a lot better than 2013.

  • Player of the Week: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been trying to iron out a budget deal with his counterpart in the upper chamber, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).

  • Player of the Week: Immigration activists

    Proponents of the Senate-passed immigration reform bill are attempting to put pressure on House Republican leaders to act.

    But it is not clear that the House will pass any immigration or border-security measures this Congress.

    Fast for Families, a...

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  • Don’t buy into Cruz

    I just finished reading in The Hill the Aug. 9 article “Cruz: Americans have reason for optimism” concerning Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s recent speech in Iowa — clearly in preparation for his upcoming campaign for the presidency in the 2016 elections.

    I know that many Americans are now enamored...

  • Time to divest from fossil fuels

    Right now, Massachusetts pension funds are invested in fossil fuel industries. This is wrong. We should divest from the fossil fuel industries and invest in other industries that do not contribute to climate change (“Global climate pact won’t keep warming below target, study says” (Aug. 6)....

  • Adequate defense — and how to pay for it

    The end of the war in Iraq and the winding down of the war in Afghanistan has many clamoring for a rapid reduction in spending for the Department of Defense. This is not something new; it has happened after every war. The only difference is this time there are real dangers on the immediate...

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  • Marine Stewardship Council corrects the record

    Periodic, independent DNA testing of random samples of MSC certified seafood continues to confirm over 99 percent accuracy.

  • The silent transportation revolution

    Private sector infrastructure investments and technology breakthroughs will provide new momentum for natural gas.


  • The Millennium Challenge Corporation is moving forward

    The Millenium Challenge Corporation has now invested nearly $10 billion in partner countries and improved the lives of millions of people across the world.