Political Headlines - July 15, 2014

The Boston Globe




Here are the top political headlines from today:

  • Politics, Afghanistan-style: Ashraf Ghani, a candidate for president in Afghanistan, has changed in recent years. Farah Stockman details the story.
  • Names on nomination papers in question: Prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into claims that Sheldon Schwartz’s campaign submitted fraudulent nomination signatures. Jim O’Sullivan reports.
  • Bill would tighten up buffer zone rules: The state’s top lawmakers are backing legislation designed to curb obstruction and harassment outside abortion clinics. David Scharfenberg details the latest.