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Difficult Questions
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Difficult Questions

Former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Barak answers an audience member’s question about the two-state solution as moderator and Kennedy School Professor Graham Allison looks on. Barak spoke at the JFK Jr. Forum Wednesday evening as part of the 2016 Lamont Lecture.

Science and Cooking
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Photos of the Day 09.21.16

Difficult Questions
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Reflects on Security in the Middle East

​Security was tight as people filed into the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum for former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s talk Wednesday night.

Media and the Election
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Media and the Election

Former White House Correspondent and current IOP fellow Ann Compton speaks with former CBS reporter Bob L. Schieffer and moderator Nicco Mele on media’s changing role in the 2016 election.

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Journalistic Veterans Reflect on Role of Media in 2016 Race

With just 47 days until voters cast their ballots, audience members packed the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch journalistic veterans Ann Compton, visiting fellow at the Institute of Politics, and Bob Schieffer, former moderator of CBS’ Face the Nation and now fellow at the Shorenstein Center, discuss the media’s role in this election cycle.

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Former Officials Offer Presidential Solutions to U.S.-Russia 'Crisis'

A group of Russia experts, including former U.S. and Russian government officials, advocated renewed dialogue in areas of mutual interest as a critical strategy for the next American President during a panel on U.S.-Russia relations at the Institute of Politics Monday night.

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Former Mass. Congressman Named Interim IOP Director

William D. “Bill” Delahunt, a former U.S. Representative for Massachusetts, will serve as the interim director of the Institute of Politics.

Student Involvement at the IOP
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Student Involvement at the IOP

Ben Porter ’19, a Member at Large at the IOP, talks to a student at the Institute of Politics open house. The open house provided an opportunity to learn more about student involvement as well as to meet 2016 IOP Fellows.

Local 26
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Photos of the Day 09.07.16

Harvard Political Union Debate
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Harvard Political Union Debate

Audience members laugh during the humorous moments of the Harvard Political Union’s debate on Tuesday evening in Fong Auditorium.

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In First, Undergrads Register to Vote During Check-In

Nearly 1,400 undergraduates registered to vote or requested absentee ballots as part of the College's mandatory check-in.

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IOP Executive Director Resigns to Work on Election

Her departure comes just after the Clinton campaign announced that IOP Director Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams would help lead the Democratic nominee’s White House transition team

Maggie Williams
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Several Alumni Call for IOP Director Resignation

A group of University alumni have called for the resignation of Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams, calling her appointment to Hillary Clinton's transition team a "conflict of interest."

Maggie Williams
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IOP Director Williams Joins Clinton Transition Team

​Institute of Politics director Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams will take an unpaid leave of absence in order to join a team of advisers to Hillary R. Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, tasked with planning for her potential transition to the White House.

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IOP 2016 Fall Fellows to Focus on Presidential Election

Former Secretary of Defense Charles T. “Chuck” Hagel is one of the Institute of Politics’ visiting fellows for the fall semester, joining a roster of six resident and two visiting fellows selected broadly to focus on the current presidential election,