Political Headlines - June 4, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today: 

  • Senator Brown sought to loosen bank rules: Records show that after Scott Brown voted for the 2010 Wall Street overhaul, he worked to shield banks and other financial institutions from some of its tough provisions. Political reporters Noah Bierman and Michael Levenson explain.     


  • Utah is Mitt Romney's key to Western contests: While Utah may be the safest state on Romney's electoral map, its population and location are turning it into a vital piece of his political strategy. Political reporter Matt Viser writes


  •  Obama, Romney camps battle over Mass. job growth figuresPolitical correspondent Callum Borchers writes about Sunday nights debate between the Obama and Romney campaigns over what is the most repeated statistic of the political moment: Massachusetts ranked 47th out of 50 states in job growth when Romney was governor.