Political Headlines - June 19, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today: 

  • Ohio still pivotal turf in presidential race: The $85 billion government rescue that helped pull GM and Chrysler from the brink might not guarantee President Obama the overwhelming support he received in 2008. Enterprise reporter Brian MacQuarrie details.     


  • Romney's stance on Syria a work in progress: The decision to walk cautiously on the issue has highlighted Mitt Romney's difficulty in trying to turn a still-developing military issue to his advantage. Washington Bureau's deputy bureau Michael Kranish writes.


  • Scott Brown accepts Kennedy debate with conditions: Senator Scott Brown said he will accept a debate at the ­Edward M. Kennedy Institute but only on the condition that Vicki Kennedy stay neutral in the election and that MSNBC not be included as a broadcast partner. Political reporter Noah Bierman explains.