Headlines - October 31, 2014

The Boston Globe



Here are highlights from today's Globe:

  • Tom Menino forged his own political party: By necessity, and with enduring implications for his city, Tom Menino actually forged his own party, unique in its breadth and essentially indomitable.  Jim O’Sullivan reports.
  • Baker remains ahead of Coakley: Charlie Baker maintains a 7 percentage point lead in the race for governor in the final Boston Globe poll before Tuesday’s election, suggesting that the Republican is in a strong position to win the election over Democratic rival Martha Coakley. Mark Arsenault details the latest.
  • This is how Congress connects on Twitter: Congress is a polarized place. You don’t need a map to tell you that. But in the digital age, the way in members of Congress interact on Twitter can tell us a lot about offline relationships.