BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines -April 2, 2014 April 02, 2014 Here are the top political headlines from BostonGlobe.com today: Visiting Red Sox give capital a focus on unity: The Red Sox are now the team that seemingly every politician, operative, and staffer wants to be associated with. Matt Viser details their trip to Washington. Critics say Senator Warren’s student loan figures off: Many specialists assert that in most years the government is actually losing money on the loan program. Noah Bierman reports. Rural states oppose Boston’s dominance in research funds: Two dozen rural states stretching from Maine to Montana are clamoring to increase their share of federal research dollars. Tracy Jan reports.