Romney, Obama drum up donations overseas 
Mitt Romney and President Obama are stepping up efforts to raise funds from Americans living half a world away.

Romney, Obama drum up donations overseas

Mitt Romney and President Obama are stepping up efforts to raise funds from Americans living half a world away.

Union-only labor for bridge project irks firms 
Nonunion contractors said the Patrick administration’s decision to restrict work on a $285 million project over the Merrimack River is election-year pandering. 
(JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2011)

Union-only labor for bridge project irks firms

Nonunion contractors said the Patrick administration’s decision to restrict work on a $285 million project over the Merrimack River is election-year pandering.

(JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2011)

Brown raises his most in a quarter
Senator Scott Brown raised about $5 million between April and June. Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren collected $8.67 million.
(AP Photo/ File)

Brown raises his most in a quarter

Senator Scott Brown raised about $5 million between April and June. Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren collected $8.67 million.

(AP Photo/ File)

Mitt Romney stayed at Bain 3 years longer than he stated 
Romney has asserted he left the firm in 1999, but records show Bain listed him on government filings as the man in charge through 2002. 
(DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF FILE 1993)

Mitt Romney stayed at Bain 3 years longer than he stated

Romney has asserted he left the firm in 1999, but records show Bain listed him on government filings as the man in charge through 2002.

(DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF FILE 1993)

ROSE MOSS
Obama should invite members of Congress to a baseball game 
Socializing together would go a long way toward mending the mutual distrust that is endemic in Washington.

ROSE MOSS

Obama should invite members of Congress to a baseball game

Socializing together would go a long way toward mending the mutual distrust that is endemic in Washington.

Medical marijuana question on Mass. ballot in November 
State voters will have a chance this fall to weigh in on contentious issues such as medical marijuana, “aid in dying”, and the “right to repair” bill.
(The New York Times Photo)

Medical marijuana question on Mass. ballot in November

State voters will have a chance this fall to weigh in on contentious issues such as medical marijuana, “aid in dying”, and the “right to repair” bill.

(The New York Times Photo)

Mitt Romney reveals London fund-raising events 
On the eve of the Olympics, Romney is planning two separate fund-raising events in central London hosted by banking industry officials.
(RICK WILKING/REUTERS)

Mitt Romney reveals London fund-raising events

On the eve of the Olympics, Romney is planning two separate fund-raising events in central London hosted by banking industry officials.

(RICK WILKING/REUTERS)

Romney courts black voters in NAACP speech 
Mitt Romney spoke today at the NAACP’s annual meeting in Houston and received sustained boos when he pledged to repeal “Obamacare.”
(EVAN VUCCI/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Romney courts black voters in NAACP speech

Mitt Romney spoke today at the NAACP’s annual meeting in Houston and received sustained boos when he pledged to repeal “Obamacare.”

(EVAN VUCCI/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Brookline considering a ‘Dukakis Plaza’  
Brookline officials are considering renaming the plaza in front of Town Hall after former Massachusetts Governor and Democratic nominee for President Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty Dukakis. 
(Globe staff photo/Evan Richman)

Brookline considering a ‘Dukakis Plaza’  

Brookline officials are considering renaming the plaza in front of Town Hall after former Massachusetts Governor and Democratic nominee for President Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty Dukakis.

(Globe staff photo/Evan Richman)

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)