Political Headlines - August 14, 2013

  • The GOP's Obamacare whale hunt: Obamacare has become a public policy white-whale for the ideological Captain Ahabs driving the GOP, a leviathan that must be harpooned at any cost. Scot Lehigh details Obamacare. 


  • Easing the drug laws: The nation's drug laws have been a form of American apartheid for the last quarter century. Derrick Z. Jackson reports. 


Filene's project may get tax break from Boston: In an abrupt shift, Mayor Menino's administration is considering a tax break for a towering redevelopment on the former Filene's property downtown. Casey Ross details the project.