Political Headlines - June 12, 2013


  • Amid struggles, Obama hits trail in Boston: President Obama arrives in Boston today on the kind of mission for which he is known to excel - headlining a rally for Democrats, in this case Senate candidate Edward J. Markey. But Obama arrives at a difficult moment in his presidency. National political reporter Matt Viser details.
  • Gabriel Gomez steps up his game: Columnist Scot Lehigh analyzes last night's debate, saying that Republican Gabriel Gomez needed to up his game - and he did that. As for Democrat Ed Markey, he says he was not dull, but hardly inspiring.
  • Teacher trafficking: Farah Stockman writes about the strange saga of Filipino workers, American schools, and H-1B visas.