Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
- Storm may alter scenario for Romney's celebration: As Isaac barrels toward New Orleans seven years after Katrina, Mitt Romney's campaign advisers are quickly rewriting the script for the convention. Politics editor Glen Johnson and reporter Matt Viser cover.
- Tea Party followers warm up to Mitt Romney: Romney's choice of Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate has improved his standing with the advocates of minimal government. Political reporter Brian C. Mooney details.
- Republican delegates put on hold for now: Lockdown, not Isaac, limiting movement in city. Washington Bureau reporter Bryan Bender and Metro reporter Brian MacQuarrie detail.
- Scott Brown and the near-extinct GOP moderate: Brown could help create a less rigid Republican party, but only if he works hard from within and is willing to speak up. Globe columnist Joanna Weiss reports.
- Presidential convention cities set to manage protests: In preparation for thousands of protesters, local authorities in Tampa and Charlotte, N.C., have taken a series of steps to minimize disruptions.
- William F. Weld firmly in Mitt Romney's camp, even as N.Y. convention delegate: The former Massachusetts Governor believes that Romney currently sits even with President Obama. Globe correspondent Callum Borchers reports.