Political Headlines - October 31, 2012

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Here are the top political headlines from today:


  • Obama to visit N.J.; Romney returning to trail: Both President Obama and Mitt Romney put overt campaigning on hold on Monday and Tuesday and turned their attention to Hurricane Sandy. Globe correspondent Callum Borchers reports.


  • In Elizabeth Warren camp, a door-to-door formula: With Warren locked in a tight battle to unseat Senator Brown, Democrats hope their sophisticated ground efforts will again help give them an edge. State House bureau chief Frank Phillips details.


  • Storm's damage marks out trail for Brown, Warren: Two hours after Senator Brown toured Westport, Elizabeth Warren showed up in the same area near Horseneck Beach, conducting her own tour in the aftermath of Sandy. Globe reporters Michael Levenson and Mark Arsenault cover.



  • Morphing Mitt goes into overdriveWe are now in the closing days of the campaign - and Mitt Romney is running as a reasonable, mild-mannered moderate. Globe columnist Scot Lehigh writes.  

  • Our political storm troupers: When the waning moments of the campaign season crash into the final days of the hurricane season, the result is a silly season that only an incumbent could love. Globe columnist Brian McGrory muses.