Political Headlines - February 25, 2013

  • John Kerry embarks on inaugural trip in new job: In a nine-nation swing through Europe and the Middle East, a volatile international scene will test the new secretary of state. Globe Washington bureau reporters Matt Viser and Bryan Bender detail.



  • City Councilor John Connolly's bold move: It says everything about Mayor Menino's five terms in office that the boldest act one can commit in Boston politics may be to run against him. Globe metro columnist Adrian Walker writes.