Political Headlines - November 12, 2012


  • Pressure mounts for immigration reform: Advocates believe the election gives them the best shot in years to fix an immigration system widely seen as inadequate for the modern economy. Globe reporter Alan Wirzbicki explains.


  • In defeat, state GOP wrangles over the future: Amid soul-searching over their Election Day losses, Mass. Republicans face an immediate internecine battle over the direction of their party. Globe politics reporter Sarah Ebbert elaborates.


  • Bring veteran services into the future: What's needed is some concerted and creative thinking about how to serve the needs of veterans in 2036, not just 2012. Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem writes.