Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 07:40AM
- House GOP counters Obama's fiscal plan: The proposal from House Republicans calls for almost twice as much in spending cuts and half as much revenue increases. Globe politics reporter Matt Viser outlines.
- Divided Senate considers pact for disability rights: The fate of a treaty to promote international rights for the disabled indicates that the Senate continues on a divided path. Globe Washington bureau chief Christopher Rowland explains.
- Menino offers his view on fiscal cliff: Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino cited lessons from his lengthy hospital stay in a letter to President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner. Globe reporter Martin Finucane covers.
- Elizabeth Warren names former campaign staffers to three top jobs: Mindy Myers, Warren's campaign manager and a former chief of staff to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, will become chief of staff to Warren. Globe politics reporter Noah Bierman elaborates.
- Mitt Romney for mayor of Boston: As mayor, Romney would be free to problem-solve, to do the kind of work that made him an appealing public servant in the first place. Globe columnist Joanna Weiss writes.
- Where is the 20 percent?: It is impossible to envision a solution to the fiscal crisis that does not include those in the top 20 percent in income paying more taxes. Globe columnist Farah Stockman details.