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Jonathan Alter ‘79 discusses his life and his experience of reporting about seven presidential elections, including Obama’s, at Kirkland House.
Romney supporters anxiously wait for incoming presidential election results at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Romney conceded the election on November 7.
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III visits Faneuil Hall to hear Mayor Thomas M. Menino give the State of the City. Kennedy was elected to Congress from Barney Frank ’61-’62’s Fourth District this past November when he defeated Sean Bielat by a nearly 20 percent margin.
Governor Deval L. Patrick ’78 is expected to appoint an interim Senator to replace John F. Kerry, who resigned from his post Tuesday after easily winning Senate confirmation to become the next Secretary of State.
Former Congressman Barnett "Barney" Frank '61-'62, who just retired from politics after representing Massachusetts’ Fourth District on Capitol Hill for 32 years, wants back in.
Former Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren took the oath of office at noon Thursday, becoming the first woman to ever serve Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate.
Based on analysis of polls conducted during the November elections, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have predicted tension in the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and in future budget negotiations regarding Medicare funding,
Bartels used the annual social sciences lecture at the Radcliffe Institute on Tuesday to challenge commonly held beliefs about elections—all of which, he says, are false.
On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Secretary of State certified what most people around the country already knew: the Bay State is weird. Even as the rest of the country showed near-record apathy on Election Day, Massachusetts voters came out in record numbers.
BOSTON—Matt Leduc is a registered Independent. Sitting on his front stoop while awaiting a ride to the Patriots tailgate, Leduc, like many in South Boston, said he leans Democratic but votes both ways. In the hotly contested U.S. Senate race between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown, that meant supporting Brown.
When the dinner table talk needs to be revitalized, use this Harvard-themed cheat sheet to get the conversation flowing without having to resort to Aunt Betsy’s toilet humor.
A new study conducted by Harvard Kennedy School assistant professor Todd T. Rogers revealed that campaign efforts by independent political organizations have a significant influence on the outcome of ballot measures.