BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - July 3, 2012

 

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com 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.