Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
- Can Mitt Romney win over middle-of-the-road voters?: While tonight's anointing indeed represents a political triumph for Mitt Romney, it is also fraught with challenge and risk. Political reporter Scott Helman explains.
- Medicare arguments key for both parties: President Obama lost the senior vote by eight points in 2008, and a crucial part of the Romney strategy is to try to win an even larger percentage of seniors. Michael Kranish, deputy chief of the Globe's Washington bureau, details.
- Ryan hits hard on Obama, economy in speech: Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan aimed to introduce himself to America in the most consequential speech of his career. Political reporter Matt Viser and Metro reporter Brian MacQuarrie cover.
- Romney is the man to deliver: The Republican nominee may not fit in with the party, but he is their best shot at winning. Globe editorial page editor Peter S. Canellos explains.
- With 15,000 media in Tampa, protests and proselytizing abound: Protesters from all sides attend convention in hopes of having voice heard. Political reporter Brian C. Mooney details.