Political Headlines - August 21, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today: 

  • Mitt Romney showing his Mormon faith: The GOP candidate's decision to open up his church visit to the press on Sunday was the most notable in a series of recent efforts to reveal more about his faith. Assistant Washington editor Michael Kranish and political reporter Matt Viser detail.


  • Todd Akin should read more Cosmopolitan: Comments by the candidate for Senate in Missouri show a lack of respect and empathy for women, and it's empathy that has made Cosmo so important to so many women. Globe columnist Joanna Weiss reports.