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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,

Student Life

Students Critique 'Guardian' Article On Harvard Politics

​National media outlets have spent months puzzling over the strong support on college campuses for Democratic presidential nominee and 74-year-old socialist Bernie Sanders, but at Harvard that dynamic has gone misunderstood.

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President of Planned Parenthood Defends Organization

​Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, advocated for widespread accessibility to reproductive healthcare at the Institute of Politics Tuesday evening.

IOP Survey Spring 2016 Graphic
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IOP Survey Spring 2016 Graphic

IOP Survey Spring 2016 Graphic
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Millennials Prefer Democrats Keep the White House, IOP Poll Finds

Millennials prefer a Democrat win this year's presidential election by an almost 30 percent margin, according to the Institute of Politics' Public Opinion Project spring poll.

Bun B
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Bun B

Seminal rapper Bun B, half of Houston duo UGK and solo artist, shares his experiences covering the 2016 elections for Vice alongside IOP Fellow and former Mayor of Houston Annise Parker.

Bun B
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Rapper Rebukes Presidential Campaign Rhetoric

Rapper and Vice News correspondent Bernard ‘Bun B’ Freeman criticized the rhetoric of this year’s presidential election at a talk with Institute of Politics Fellow and former Houston mayor Annise Parker on Tuesday.

Politics of Film
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Politics of Film

Academy Award-winning director and producer Irwin Winkler spoke with moderator Brandon Terry about politics of film Friday at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.

Student Groups

Energy Secretary Praises Science's Role in Iran Deal

The U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz advocated for the role of science in securing the nuclear deal with Iran during a lecture at the Institute of Politics on Thursday.

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Former US Secretary of Commerce Reflects on Successes

​Gary F. Locke, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and former U.S. ambassador to China, reflected on his political experiences and the future of U.S.-China relations at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday.

Michelle A. Rhee at the IOP
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Michelle A. Rhee at the IOP

Former chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools Michelle A. Rhee spoke with moderator Paul Reville about an education agenda for the next U.S. president during a JFK Jr. Forum event Monday evening.

Anne Hawley Study Session
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Anne Hawley Study Session

Samuel Z. Huang ‘18 and Will Shih ‘16 take part in Anne Hawley’s study sessions, which take place in the IOP Living Room on Wednesday afternoons.

Michelle A. Rhee at the IOP
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Former D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Defends Policies

Michelle Rhee, former Chancellor of the Washington D.C. Public Schools and founder of the StudentsFirst advocacy organization​, reflected on the challenges she faced and the criticisms she received for her education policies while in office.

Castro at the Institute
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Castro at the Institute

Texas Congressman Joaquín Castro speaks with Institute of Politics moderator David Gergen on Thursday evening, touching on a range of subjects including the national election and the current push for Latino civic participation.