Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
- Romney wins big on Super Tuesday, but rivals hang in: Political reporters Matt Viser, Bobby Caina Calvan and Washington bureau deputy chief Michael Kranish recap Super Tuesday, including Mitt Romney as the big winner of the day.
- Mitt Romney labors back, but at a cost: Washington bureau chief Christopher Rowland writes that although Romney had some big wins in yesterday's Super Tuesday votes, the former Massachusetts governor soon must reckon with the fallout of his sharp shift to the right and a harshly negative campaign.
- Obama scolds Republican foes on Iran: Tracy Jan and Bryan Bender report on President Obama's criticisms towards Republican presidential candidates for demanding the United States to prepare to take military action against Iran rather than maintaining peace in the Middle East.
Mitt Romney fails to change 2012 nominating dynamic despite Super Tuesday gains: Boston.com political editor Glen Johnson says the Republican presidential nominating contest is exactly where it was before Super Tuesday and explains how nothing has changed.
- Apologize like you mean it, Rush: Columnist Jeff Jacoby thinks Rush Limbaugh's public tirade against a Georgetown law student who testified in support of the Obamacare contraception mandate is embarrassing.
- Lantigua's fund-raising brings inquiry by AG: Reporters Andrea Estes and Sean P. Murphy write about Attorney General Martha Coakley's investigation into Lawrence mayor William Lantigua's fund-raising practices after state regulators found that he and his campaign aides routinely violated campaign finance laws