BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - Dec. 17, 2014 December 19, 2014 Here are highlights from today's Globe: Mass. shortfall is closer to $750m, tax group warns: Advocacy groups on both sides of the political spectrum said the estimate was potentially in range. Joshua Miller details the latest. 2016 landscape shifts as Jeb Bush eyes run for president: The move by the former Florida governor could dramatically reshape the Republican primary. Noah Bierman and Matt Viser report. Governor Deval Patrick’s hits and misses: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick touts his economic record, and Shirley Leung weighs in with praise and criticism. Shirley Leung details the story.