Political Headlines - December 10, 2012

  • Out of sight, detainees struggle to be heard: With constitutional rights lacking, even for those with no record of crime, immigrants languish, pawns in a law enforcement system that is defined by secrecy. Globe reporters Milton Valencia and Maria Sacchetti detail.


  • Hopes rise for a deal on tax rates: More Republicans are imagining what an agreement that includes tax hikes on the wealthy might look like, rather than digging in against any rate increase. Globe Washington bureau chief Christopher Rowland reports.