1. Globe Editorial: Do people of distinction have a place in today’s Washington?

    - MIT Economics professor and Nobel laureate Peter Diamond took a regrettable but understandable step this week when he withdrew his nomination to the Federal Reserve Board, after Senate Republicans - most notably Richard Shelby, ranking GOP member of the Banking Committee - stood firm against his appointment.

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    The Boston Globe asks a fascinating question: It’s a good piece and worth reading … but the answer to their fascinating...
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