- A D.C. health care feud boils over in Mass.: Michael Astrue and Donald Berwick are locked in a feud over the health care insurance marketplace with implications for the 2014 Mass. governor's race. Tracy Jan with more from the Washington bureau.
- Martin Walsh, John Connolly gird for final week: The Boston mayoral campaign heads into its final week with both camps portraying the race as a dead heat. Boston.com politics editor Jim O'Sullivan and City Hall reporter Andrew Ryan detail.
- Mayoral candidates offer two paths to overhaul schools: The way John Connolly and Martin Walsh would execute their overhauls distinguishes the two men, who otherwise agree on many other educational issues. James Vaznis reports.
Connolly jabs Walsh on legislative record: City Councilor John Connolly again went after the legislative record of his mayoral opponent, state Rep. Martin Walsh. The latest from the campaign notebook.
- Red tape stifles neighborhood revitalization: Restaurants can transform neighborhoods, but it takes a fortune, an eternity, and/or an act of God to open one in Boston. Columnist Farah Stockman writes.