Political Headlines - April 26, 2013

  • Times Sq. was next target, say officials: If not for last Thursday's firefight with Watertown police, the bombing suspects would have headed to NYC, and Mayor Bloomberg says he doesn't know if they could have stopped them had they arrived. Brian MacQuarrie and Sean P. Murphy report on this and other new details released yesterday.
  • Lynch's attacks on Markey slightly off target: A look at Representative Stephen F. Lynch's homeland security vote accusations against opposing Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey - and what's actually correct. Political reporter Joshua Miller takes a closer look.
  • Assessing the five would-be Senators: Columnist Scot Lehigh takes a look at the five contenders in the special election for a Massachusetts US Senate seat, leading up to the Tuesday primary.