Political Headlines - September 19, 2013

  • Youthful zeal fuels Boston mayoral campaigns: In diapers when Menino won in '93, people in their late teens and early 20s have jumped into a race usually dominated by union activists, city employees, and older voters. Maria Cramer details the race.


  • Boston needs a chief entrepreneurship officer: Boston's city government doesn't make a priority of promoting new business activity, and for that reason the mayoral hopefuls should push for an advocate for startups. Edward L. Glaeser reports.


  • A second act for Charlie Coakley: Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker are getting another chance to show their true selves while out on the campaign trail. Yvonne Abraham details their campaigns.