Romney voters motivated by opposition to Obama, poll shows 
Mitt Romney is tied with President Obama, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, but the people who plan to vote for him are motivated more by their opposition to the president than by their support for the Republican challenger.
(CHARLES DHARAPAK/ASSOCIATED PRESS/FILE)

Romney voters motivated by opposition to Obama, poll shows

Mitt Romney is tied with President Obama, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, but the people who plan to vote for him are motivated more by their opposition to the president than by their support for the Republican challenger.

(CHARLES DHARAPAK/ASSOCIATED PRESS/FILE)

Presidential race takes nasty turn
The race has degenerated into a heckling war on the campaign trail, fueled by sophomoric stunts like a fake dog tied to the roof of an SUV.
(LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS)

Presidential race takes nasty turn

The race has degenerated into a heckling war on the campaign trail, fueled by sophomoric stunts like a fake dog tied to the roof of an SUV.

(LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS)

Romney vows to tackle immigration in ‘civil’ manner 
Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to overhaul the green card system for immigrants with families and end immigration caps for their spouses and minor children.
(Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff)

Romney vows to tackle immigration in ‘civil’ manner

Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to overhaul the green card system for immigrants with families and end immigration caps for their spouses and minor children.

(Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff)

Utah is Mitt Romney’s key to Western contests 
While Utah may be the safest state on Romney’s electoral map, its population and location are turning it into a vital piece of his political strategy.

Utah is Mitt Romney’s key to Western contests

While Utah may be the safest state on Romney’s electoral map, its population and location are turning it into a vital piece of his political strategy.

Mitt Romney’s run evokes pride, fear in Mormons 
- With Romney steps away from a presidential nomination, Mormons have a nagging fear that their beliefs will again be subjected to scrutiny on a national scale.
(ERIN HOOLEY FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Mitt Romney’s run evokes pride, fear in Mormons

- With Romney steps away from a presidential nomination, Mormons have a nagging fear that their beliefs will again be subjected to scrutiny on a national scale.

(ERIN HOOLEY FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Romney seeks to regain control with general election speech
- Mitt Romney sought to regain control of the Republican presidential nominating contest last night, not just by winning the New Hampshire primary but also by being first among the candidates to speak and targeting President Obama alone in his remarks.

Romney seeks to regain control with general election speech

- Mitt Romney sought to regain control of the Republican presidential nominating contest last night, not just by winning the New Hampshire primary but also by being first among the candidates to speak and targeting President Obama alone in his remarks.

Primary voting underway in New Hampshire
- Take a look at scenes from Dixville Notch and other voting locations in New Hampshire. (21 photos)

Primary voting underway in New Hampshire

- Take a look at scenes from Dixville Notch and other voting locations in New Hampshire. (21 photos)

N.H. town basks in its moment
- New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary vote turns the national spotlight on small towns such as Peterborough, and many welcome the attention.

N.H. town basks in its moment

- New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary vote turns the national spotlight on small towns such as Peterborough, and many welcome the attention.