- A party rift on Obama budget: Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Congressional Democrats oppose the cuts to Social Security and Medicare included in the president's budget. Globe Washington bureau reporters Tracy Jan and Bryan Bender detail.
New England senators split on gun legislation: Just a few months after the Newtown shootings, the region's US senators are cleanly divided along geographical lines over how to respond. Globe correspondent Julia Edwards reports.
- Walsh enters race for Boston mayor: State Representative Martin J. Walsh said his candidacy will resonate in the Boston's diversity. Globe state house reporter Andrew Ryan profiles.
- GOP Senate debate gets personal: The Republican US Senate candidates flung accusations during the primary's second televised debate. Boston.com political editor Jim O'Sullivan covers.
- The military's sexual assault non-solution: The military wants to remove from commanders the power to dismiss verdicts, in response to a sexual assault case, but the larger problem of such assaults remains. Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem explains.