Conservatives may pull support from Charlie Baker's campaign: Social conservative activists are threatening to walk away from Baker after his running mate, former state representative Karyn E. Polito, endorsed gay marriage. Frank Phillips and Jim O'Sullilvan detail the latest.
- Economics 101 for the Republicans: The acid test of economic doctrine isn't its theoretical appeal but rather how well it works in the real world. Scot Lehigh reports.
- Broadway Bill Bratton is back on the beat: In New York, Bill Bratton never stopped being thought of as police commissioner by many. Soon Bratton, 66, again will be the Big Apple's top police officer. Kevin Cullen details the story.
Walsh pledges to appoint key aides by Christmas: Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh has yet to make any appointments to his incoming administration. Andrew Ryan reports.