Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
- Mitt Romney raps security leaks as political, harmful: Romney alleged that someone in the White House was responsible and that the security breaches were political - intended to make President Obama appear tough on terrorism. Political correspondent Callum Borchers and Washington Bureau reporter Bryan Bender report.
- Start the conversation on guns: A national conversation on gun control needs to be led by the presidential candidates. Once upon a time, they could have been political allies on this issue. Columnist Derrick Z. Jackson continues.
- Romney's tone on China hardened over a decade: The first television ads of Mitt Romney's general election campaign boasted of how he would confront China's leaders, whom he has branded "cheaters" on economic policy. He would be a president, he said, who "stands up to China on trade and demands they play by the rules." Political reporter Matt Viser.