Political Headlines - August 16, 2013

  • Chris Christie addresses RNC in Boston: The New Jersey governor urged the crowd to display their confidence in the party's principles and received a standing ovation at the end of his speech. Frank Phillips reports. 


  • Mayoral lab debate takeaways: Nothing clarifies your campaign impressions like a head-to-head conversation among the candidates. Scot Lehigh details the debate. 


Mayoral candidates say they would overhaul BRA: The city agency has shaped decades of development and become a prime lever of power for outgoing Mayor Thomas M. Menino. Casey Ross reports.