Political Headlines - January 8, 2014

  • Mayor Martin Walsh fills his first full day: On Tuesday, Walsh faced a whirlwind of disparate tasks, introducing him to the hectic pace he will deal with for the rest of his term. Andrew Ryan and Wesley Lowery detail the latest.

  • Half of states OK'd restrictive voting laws: Nearly half the states in the country passed laws restricting the right to vote in the five years leading up to the last presidential election, according to a study. Akilah Johnson reports.