Political Headlines - May 21, 2013

  • Gabriel Gomez blasts Edward Markey on safety: Political reporter Joshua Miller explains GOP US Senate candidate Gomez's frontal attack on his opponent's homeland security credentials; Gomez says nothing Markey has done has made our nation safer.
  • Raytheon is in the hunt for a $3b space project: Even as spending is cut across the military, Mass.-based Raytheon and Maryland's Lockheed Martin are competing to build a first-of-its-kind "Space Fence" to track orbital junk. National security reporter Bryan Bender details.
  • Youth jobs program facing deep cuts in Mass.: Massachusetts lawmakers are considering deep cuts in funding for a youth summer jobs program even as teen unemployment remains near record levels. Economic reporter Megan Woolhouse has more.