Political Headlines - April 25, 2013

  • Data-sharing troubles raise question in marathon case: As new details merge about the capture of the younger suspect, more information arises about older brother Tamerlan and what the government knew about him, raising questions about whether a communication breakdown allowed the plot to evolve undetected. Reporters Michael Kranish, Bryan Bender, Sean Murphy and Noah Bierman.
  • US had Tsarnaev on watch list: Russian officials alerted the CIA about their concerns over the potential radicalization of Tamerlan Tsarnaev in late September 2011, and he was nominated for inclusion on a government terror watchlist. National security reporter Bryan Bender reports.
  • The new normal?: National security columnist Juliette Kayyem writes how we must RECOVER, RECLAIM, REVISIT.
  • Stephen Lynch's campaign attacks take risks: With less than a week until the US Senate primary, US Rep. Stephen Lynch is lacing into US Rep. Edward Markey on ­security-related issues in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. More from State House reporter Michael Levenson.
  • Markey's security votes are fair game in Senate race: As Stephen Lynch trails in the polls, he is forcing Edward Markey to answer to some of his national security votes, in the last week of the US Senate primary campaign. Columnist Joan Vennochi with commentary.