Political Headlines - October 19, 2012

Here are the top political headlines from today:

  • Outside cash fuels blizzard of attack mailings: Mass. mailboxes are being besieged by doctored photos of Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren as the Senate race enters the homestretch. Globe politics reporter Noah Bierman covers.


  • In N.H., Obama blasts Romney: President Obama took his whirlwind tour of critical states to New Hampshire, with polls showing that his lead there over Mitt Romney is gone. Globe politics reporter Brian MacQuarrie writes.


  • Indiana Senate race a crucial test for Tea PartyThe movement's appeal is being tested as Democrats use the brand to portray these Republicans as unbending purists responsible for Washington's gridlock. Globe politics reporter Bobby Caina Calvan details.