Political Headlines - September 26, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today:

  • Republican aides shown doing war chants: Elizabeth Warren is decrying the actions outside of a Scott Brown event, where a video shows GOP staffers, including an aide in Brown's Senate office, performing tomahawk chops and war whoops. Globe politics reporters Michael Levenson and Noah Bierman detail.



  • Tax questions loom for Tierney, Tisei: As US Rep. John Tierney and Richard R. Tisei gear up for their first debate, each is facing potentially embarrassing questions about his personal tax returns. Globe politics reporter Michael Rezendes details.


  • Obama is the great divider: Millions of voters took to heart Barack Obama's vow to transfigure American public life. What they got instead was the most polarizing and divisive presidency in modern times. Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby writes.


  • Scott Brown's Senate control problem: Scott Brown could become part of a Republican majority in the Senate if he's re-elected, and that's why Massachusetts Democrats say he shouldn't be. Globe columnist Scot Lehigh reports.


  • Senator Scott Brown's illusion fades:Brown believed, or at least hoped, his good-guy image would be more important than his Senate record. Not anymore. Globe columnist Brian McGrory elaborates.