Political Headlines - September 10, 2013

  • Talk swirls of a peaceful resolution in Syria: Secretary of State John Kerry's unscripted suggestion that Syria might avoid a US strike by turning over its chemical weapons raised the possibility of a diplomatic breakthrough. Matt Viser, who traveled with Kerry in Europe over the weekend, and Bryan Bender detail from Washington.
  • Republican protest puts Mass. house at standstill: A tiny band of dissident Republicans has used a procedural maneuver to protest what they say is an abuse of power by the Democratic majority, blocking all legislation in the house. Political reporter Michael Levenson details.
  • Mayoral hopefuls clash over range of issues: All 12 of Boston's mayoral candidates squared off for the first time last night. A proposed casino in Boston was one of the most contentious issues. Meghan Irons and Akilah Johnson report.