The majority of young adults disapprove of current healthcare reform efforts and their approval rating of President Barack Obama is at its lowest point since 2009, according to Institute of Politics poll results that were released Wednesday.
Authors and political journalists Mark E. Halperin ’87 and John A. Heilemann visited the Institute of Politics Monday to discuss the details of their book “Double Down: Game Change 2012” on the recent election.
John A. Heilemann, New York Magazine journalist and author of Game Change and Double Down, speaks about covering the 2012 presidential campaign at the JFK Jr. Forum on Monday. Along with along with co-writer Mark Halperin, Heilemann answered questions from moderator Joe Klein and audience members about life on the trail and offered predictions for the 2016 elections.
Charles Best, Founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org, speaks about his inspiration for creating the online charity for public schools at the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards Ceremony Monday evening.
The Institute of Politics and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation awarded John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org, and Democratic Representative from Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard at an awards ceremony Monday evening marked by numerous standing ovations and repeated references to President Kennedy’s call to service.
Panelists discuss how the economy has changed over the past years and how it evolves into a social impact economy at the JFK Forum, Thursday evening. Panelists included Scott Griffith, Karen G. Mills, Tracy Palandjian, David Wilkinson, and David Wood.
Former Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith spoke as part of a John. F Kennedy Jr. Forum on Thursday night on the “Social Impact Economy."
With the voting period for the Undergraduate Council elections underway, the three pairs of candidates vying to become the Council’s next president and vice president faced off in a debate at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum on Monday night.
General Raymond T. Odierno, US Army Chief of Staff, right, discusses his personal life, his military career, and his experiences in Iraq with Prof. David Gergen on Thursday night at the JFK Jr. Forum.
Panelists discussing partisanship and gridlock at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Wednesday evening emphasized the role businesses must play in encouraging bipartisan cooperation in Congress.
While American politics today suffers from an emphasis on partisanship, eliminating the party system would probably not be effective, said Alan K. Simpson in a lecture at the IOP Tuesday night.
Antonio R. Villaraigosa sits in an armchair at the Institute of Politics, his hair slicked back. The former Mayor of Los Angeles and 2012 Chairman of the Democratic National Convention, now a visiting fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, is ever the genial politician as he sits down with Fifteen Minutes.
A month after the Obama administration launched a fault-ridden website for healthcare services, technology and politics expert Clay Shirky pointed out errors in the planning and implementation of HealthCare.gov.