Political Headlines - January 2, 2013

  • House OK's fiscal deal as GOP resistance wanes: Attempts within the Republican caucus to defeat or change a Senate bill that would lower taxes on virtually all Americans fizzled as the day wore on. Globe Washington bureau chief Christopher Rowland reports.



  • Therese Murray planning an ambitious agendaThe state Senate president will offer an agenda that includes an expansion of early voting, welfare changes, and help for the transportation system. Globe politics reporter Noah Bierman covers.