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Protesters and spectators alike gather outside of the Kennedy School as President Barack Obama makes his way out of the Charles Hotel.
Protesters gather in front of the Charles Hotel Wednesday, March 5, to call on the U.S. to take a more aggressive stance against the Russian presence in the Crimean region. President Obama arrived in Cambridge during the afternoon to raise money for the Democratic National Committee.
Police offers line up in front of the Charles Hotel as President Obama attends a fundraiser.
President Barack Obama attended a roundtable discussion with Democratic Party supporters Wednesday afternoon at the Charles Hotel, where he was met by demonstrators from the Harvard Ukrainian Students Association and the Harvard Global Health and AIDS Coalition.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 5, President Obama will be in town for the afternoon to attend a "DNC Roundtable" at 4:50 p.m. at the Charles Hotel in Harvard Square. According to Boston Magazine, the event will have 25 attendees, each of whom have donated up to $32,400 to the Democratic Party.
Three months after President Barack Obama announced his decision to nominate Harvard Medical School instructor of medicine, Vivek H. Murthy ’98, for the position of U.S. Surgeon General, Murthy began the process of Senate confirmation last Tuesday.
Tuesday’s annual viewing party was open to the public and co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics, the Harvard College Democrats, and the Harvard Republican Club.
After Senate Republicans blocked four of President Barack Obama’s nominees to the major federal appeals court in the District of Columbia, political experts have raised doubts about the successful confirmation of Harvard Law School Professor David J. Barron ’89, a nominee for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Since the launch of the Affordable Care Act website, there has been a lot of criticism about its workability. Some active internet commenters have been pretty outspoken about how they think it's the worst site in the history of the interwebz. Harvard students beg to differ. Students spend hours trying to traverse the maze that is the Harvard University Portal. To name just a few of these nearly impossible to navigate websites:
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.
The Harvard Political Review released the Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Report of the U.S.A. last week, offering an analysis of the federal budget and challenges facing American spending policy. Coincidentally, the report was published just hours before Congressional leaders announced that they had hammered out a deal to end the federal government shutdown, which began on October 1. Flyby took a look at the numbers and decided that the best way to make sense of them was to put them in terms of three things we care about and think you probably do too—Ted Cruz, the Affordable Care Act, and the government shutdown.
As the government shutdown enters its second week, students at the College and the graduate schools say that the closure of government-run websites has negatively impacted their ability to do research and classwork and expressed concern for family members affected by the furlough of federal workers.
University President Drew G. Faust criticized President Barack Obama’s proposal to tie federal financial aid to government-created college rankings, a legislative goal that Obama has championed as a key step to making college more affordable.
Jonathan Alter ‘79 discusses his life and his experience of reporting about seven presidential elections, including Obama’s, at Kirkland House.