Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
- Mitt Romney strives to strike a posture personable and presidential: He capped the Republicans' big week with a message that carried an unlikely echo of the very president he is trying to unseat. Deputy chief of the Washington bureau Michael Kranish and political reporter Scott Helman cover.
- Undecided voters laud Romney's performance, but want more detail: Key demographics impressed by GOP nominee's speech, but many want to know more. Globe political reporter Bobby Caina Calvan details.
- Scott Brown declines larger party role: Senator says time constraints, not politics, played into his choice to only briefly attend his party's convention. Globe politics editor Glen Johnson reports.
- Policy trumps personality in this election: Mitt Romney did well to humanize himself at the Republican National Convention, but failed to answer questions about key holes in his policies. Globe columnist Scot Lehigh details.
- Ann Romney overstepped by playing poor: Ann Romney's speech would have been impressive without reminiscing over eating tuna fish in a basement apartment. Globe columnist Joanna Weiss explains.
- Mayor Menino to speak at Democratic convention: Thomas M. Menino is expected to speak for about five minutes on day two and take a critical look at Mitt Romney's record as governor. Globe politics reporter Andrew Ryan writes.
- Steven Spielberg, Bud Selig donate to Joe Kearns Goodwin's campaign: Spielberg and Selig each donated $500 to the state senate campaign of Kearns Goodwin, a 34-year-old Army veteran running for the seat being vacated by Susan Fargo. Globe correspondent Brock Parker covers.
- Mitt Romney's nomination acceptance speech begins his closing argument to voters: The Republican nominee has been campaigning intermittently for eight years and will use the next three months to cap off his efforts. Politics editor Glen Johnson reports.