At Harvard IOP Forum, Gov. Larry Hogan Lays Out a Moderate’s Path to the Presidency
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan outlined a potential path to the White House for a moderate Republican candidate in 2024 at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday — but offered little insight into his own future political ambitions.
At IOP Forum, Rep. Jamie Raskin ’83 Says Jan. 6 Committee Has ‘Made Tremendous Progress’ Investigating Capitol Attack
United States Representative Jamie B. Raskin ’83 (D-Md.) discussed the state of American democracy and the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday evening.
IOP Spring 2022 Resident Fellows Discuss Challenges Facing Democracy at Forum
The Institute of Politics’ spring 2022 resident fellows discussed major challenges facing democracy, as well as potential solutions, at their introductory JFK Jr. Forum Wednesday.
Washington Post Columnist Discusses Women's Role in Electoral Politics at Radcliffe Institute Event
Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin discussed the future of American democracy and the role women have played in modern electoral politics at a virtual event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute on Thursday.
Conservatives on Campus Attempt to Find Their Footing As Trump Presidency Ends
As the sun sets on Donald Trump’s term, Republicans at Harvard hope to revive their party’s traditional emphasis on conservatism. At the same time, they believe the past four years have created a specter that will loom over them as they engage in campus discourse.
Harvard and the Biden Administration
As Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president Wednesday, a team of Crimson reporters explored how the Biden administration will affect international students, admissions, labor, and everything in between at Harvard. Here's a look at how the Biden administration will reshape the University — and what role Harvard will play in shaping it.
A Look into the Lives of Conservative Students on Campus
For Wesley L. Donhauser ’21, president of the Harvard Republican Club, the negative stereotypes attached to Republican students on campus can be “shocking” at times.
A Blue Wave: Harvard Affiliates and their Political Contributions
As an unprecedented and contentious election season draws to a close, Harvard faculty, staff, and students overwhelmingly contributed to Democratic candidates — including President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. — over their Republican counterparts this election cycle, a Crimson analysis found.
Reversing 2016 Stance, Harvard Republican Club Endorses Donald Trump for President
The Harvard Republican Club has endorsed incumbent United States President Donald J. Trump in his 2020 re-election race, according to a Tuesday evening press release.
Harvard Kennedy School Initiative Was Involved in Preparing Iowa State Parties for Caucus Cyberthreats
The Defending Digital Democracy project — a Harvard Kennedy School initiative that aims to prevent election-related cyber attacks — held seminars last fall with the Iowa Democratic and Republican parties to prepare for potential threats to this year’s caucuses.
Former Senator Jeff Flake Discusses Modern Conservatism with Political Theorists at Harvard
Hundreds of students, faculty, and alumni filled the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to listen to panelists discuss the transition from traditional to modern American conservatism at an event hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics on Wednesday evening.
'Failure is Not an Option:' Ed Markey and Caroline Kennedy Talk Environmental Policy at IOP
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) answered questions about the “Green New Deal” — a plan he introduced in Congress with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) to combat economic inequality and climate change — at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Friday.
Harvard Alumni Petition Senators to Vote Against Kavanaugh's Confirmation
Alumni have circulated at least two separate letters in recent days — one addressed to the 13 Harvard alumni who currently serve in the Senate, and one specifically to Sen. Ben Sasse ’94.
Your Massachusetts Primary Election Primer
Residents head to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in the state primaries, deciding races that vary from uncompetitive to hotly contested. Here's a primer on the candidates — and where you can vote.
A Difficult Dichotomy: Free Speech and Diversity at the Kennedy School
Students want to make the Kennedy School a more welcoming place for minorities—a priority some say gets lost in administrators’ push for ideological diversity.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake to Speak at Law School Class Day
Flake wrote in a statement provided by a spokesperson that he was “honored” the Law School invited him to speak.
Faust Lobbies Against GOP Tax Bill in D.C.
Faust made the rounds in Washington to argue “forcefully” against a Republican tax plan that would create significant financial burdens for the University and its affiliates.
GOP Plan Could Cause Grad Student Tax Hike
“It’s very alarming for graduate students,” said Colleen Golja, a graduate student in engineering. “I can’t imagine paying more taxes than I already do.”
Campus Democrats Celebrate Election Results
Harvard students reacted with a mixture of joy and disappointment to a string of Democratic victories in New Jersey and Virginia after elections on Tuesday.
Rethinking Protest: Charles A. Murray's Campus Visit
Campus organizers debate disruption, protest, and free speech.
‘An Encounter of Two Worlds’
Jonathan S. Roberts ’17 and Emily M. Hall ’18 both stood within a few thousand yards of the president. Both had traveled to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration—but they came for very different reasons.
Small Group of Harvard Republicans Campaign in N.H., But Not For Trump
The Harvard Republican Club has canvassed in New Hampshire over the weekend, not for its party's nominee but for incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte, who is in one of the tightest races in the nation.
The Election Issue
From "Understanding Trump" to "Hillary's Harvard Square Days," here's your one-stop FM shop for all things election-related.
Former Defense Secretary Hagel Calls Trump 'Not a Republican Leader'
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles T. "Chuck" Hagel lamented the current state of American presidential politics at the Kennedy School on Tuesday, chastising the GOP and its presidential nominee Donald Trump.
87 Percent of Harvard Undergrads Support Clinton
By comparison, 6 percent of respondents said they would vote for Republican Party nominee Donald Trump, just greater than the 5.8 percent who said they would support Libertarian Party nominee Gary E. Johnson.