Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
Drop-off in gifts to Obama in Mass.: The number of supporters contributing the maximum to President Obama's campaign fund has plunged nearly 50 percent compared with his 2008 run. Political reporter Tracy Jan reports.
Big donors helping Governor Patrick travel: A substantial portion of the funding for Governor Patrick's two second-term international trade missions has come from a handful of powerful executives and companies. Political reporter Noah Bierman details.
Mitt Romney announces education policy team: Political reporter Matt Viser writes about the extensive list of education policy advisers, further adding to the growing roster of voices helping the Republican presidential nominee.