Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today
- Rick Santorum suspends bid, clears path for Mitt Romney: Political reporters Matt Viser and Michael Levenson report on the latest in the presidential race. Now that Santorum has dropped out, front-runner Romney can begin to aim his resources at battling Obama.
- With Santorum's exit, Romney completes nomination quest: Santorum's departure has effectively handed the nomination to Mitt Romney, who has gone after it for eight years. Analysis from Boston.com politics editor Glen Johnson.
- Court women voters with facts, policy: Columnist Scot Lehigh says the male GOP is making a mistake by trying to charm women voters when things are rocky, rather than addressing the issues responsible for the tensions.
- Economic uncertainty will play a key role in presidential tilt, analysts say: The economic climate could make things tougher for President Obama, according to some political analysts, blogs correspondent Callum Borchers.
Augusta's business: Columnist Jeff Jacoby writes about the controversy over August National Golf Club's membership policies that don't allow women, and questions why GOP candidate Mitt Romney felt the need to weigh in on the issue.