Political Headlines - February 13, 2013

  • Obama calls for aid to middle class: In his State of the Union address, the president urged Congress to approve policies to strengthen the economy, overhaul the immigration system, and tighten gun laws. Globe Washington bureau reporter Matt Viser summarizes.
  • Mother's fight against guns travels to WashingtonThe Rev. Kim Odom's personal tragedy has become a political crusade, one that landed her at the State of the Union, and in a meeting with Michelle Obama. Globe columnist Adrian Walker profiles.