Political Headlines - August 8, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today: 

  • Race still a factor for Pa. voters: Four years after the late John Murtha called his district in western Pennsylvania a haven of racists, black and white voters say a post-racial society is still a long way away. Globe reporter Brian MacQuarrie details.


  • Romney's fanciful tax plan: Tax policy experts say that Mitt Romney's tax-cut plan doesn't add up. Globe columnist Scott Lehigh reports.