Political Headlines - July 3, 2012


Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today: 

  • Romney, Obama in rare accord on health care law: An awkward agreement between the presidential race opponents yesterday regarding the federal mandate - both say it's a penalty, not a tax. Political correspondent Callum Borchers explains.



  • Tisei picks up hope, steam in race vs. Tierney: Reporter David Filipov writes about congressional candidate Richard Tisei. He had been looking like the long-shot candidate against Democrate John F. Tierney, but Tierney's legal troubles have now given Tisei an opportunity.




  • How a Harvard rivalry changed Taiwan: Columnist Farah Stockman writes about the emergence of democracy in Taiwan, and how that island's relationship to China are related to two former classmates at Harvard Law School.