Political Headlines - April 5, 2013


  • Patrick rips rival transit packageGovernor Deval Patrick said the Legislature's $500 million bill would lead to higher fares and decaying roads.  Globe transportation reporter Martine Powers details.
  • Covert commitments: The protocol encountered in the campaign for the US Senate special election is best summed up as the Questionnaire Iron Curtain when it comes to candidates' promises to interest groups. Globe columnist Scot Lehigh writes.