Political Headlines - July 30, 2014

The Boston Globe





Here are the top political headlines from today:

  • Walsh defends actions by O’Brien: Mayor Martin Walsh said that the actions of former probation chief John J. O’Brien did not rise to the level of a crime. Meghan E. Irons reports.
  • ‘God Bless America,’ now with irony: Irving Berlin wrote “God Bless America,” a song used by anti-immigration advocates, years after he immigrated to the US as a child. Jeff Jacoby details the story.