Here are the top political headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
- Obama defeats Romney for 2d term: President Obama overcame a formidable challenge by former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. Globe politics reporters Michael Kranish, Matt Viser and Brian MacQuarrie cover.
- Elizabeth Warren defeats Scott Brown: Warren, a fierce consumer advocate who galvanized liberals across the nation, won a decisive victory over Senator Brown. Globe politics reporters Noah Bierman and Frank Phillips detail.
- Economy kept Obama afloat, blocked Romney win: In the end, the rising economy secured President Obama a second term. Globe Washington bureau chief Christopher Rowland and Globe Magazine staff writer Scott Helman explain.