Political Headlines - May 16, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today:    


  • Patrick pushes health care cost controls: Governor Patrick said he is confident that health care cost increases can be slowed to no more than the annual growth of the Mass. economy without harming hospitals and doctors. political editor Glen Johnson and White Coat Notes blogger Chelsea Conaboy explain.      


  • Banking sector puts its money on Mitt Romney: Political reporter Michael Rezendes writes that donors from big banks are betting on Romney to defeat President Obama and repeal new restraints on risky, large-scale investments.