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Politics

Law School’s Lessig Considers White House Bid

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law School professor, is considering a bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination in the 2016 presidential election.

Clinton Signs "Hard Choices"
College

As Presidential Primaries Heat Up, Students Get Involved

Harvard students and recent graduates have flocked to the 2016 campaign trail this summer, knocking on doors around the country for the candidates of their choice.

City Politics

Institute of Politics Names Six Fall Resident Fellows

The IOP announced on Thursday its fall class of resident and visiting fellows, which will include Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman and longtime CNN anchor Candy A. Crowley.

Hanging Out with Harvard Republicans
College

Hanging Out with Harvard Republicans

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

College

Mock Trial Team Beats Yale To Win National Championship

Harvard rose to the top of the 48 teams in the American Mock Trial Association's national championship to claim its first national title.

IOP

Students Plan Involvement in 2016 Elections

Students involved in the Institute of Politics and political groups such as the Harvard College Democrats and the Harvard Republican Club said that they plan to connect their members to the election through internships and other programming.

IOP

Former UN Security Council President Talks China

Former United Nations Security Council president Kishore Mahbubani argued that the U.S. needs to begin considering a world in which China is the primary superpower on Wednesday night.

Decision Making with Eric Cantor
On Campus

Eric Cantor Discusses 'Short-Termism' in Politics

Former U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor spoke about the challenges of long-term political decisionmaking in an address at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday.

In the Studio
College

Photos of the Day (04/01/2015)

Summers and Furman at the IOP
IOP

Obama Colleagues Summers and Furman Talk Economic Growth

Former University President Larry Summers and Jason L. Furman ‘92, the current Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussed domestic economic growth at a packed JFK Jr. Forum at the IOP Monday night.

Ishmael Khaldi on the importance of minorities in Israel
Student Groups

Ishmael Khaldi on the importance of minorities in Israel

Ishmael Khaldi details some of his own experiences of being a Muslim Bedouin minority in Israel and being the first Bedouin diplomat in the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Khaldi discussed the significance of being a minority and their rights in Israel.

Soda Stream Machine
Politics

HUDS Suspends Purchases from Israeli Soda Company

Until last April, HUDS had been purchasing water machines from a company recently acquired by SodaStream, an Israeli company that specializes in do-it-yourself soda and water machines.

Vivek Murphy
Politics

Senate Approves Med School Prof. Murthy as Surgeon General

Though President Barack Obama nominated Murthy for the position in Nov. 2013, conservative members of Congress objected to his history of political activism.

IOP on Election Night 2
IOP

Election Watchers Gather at Packed IOP

Democrats and Republicans attended the IOP's election watch party on Tuesday night and watched as the GOP regained a majority in the U.S. Senate.

Sorry, Dorothy
Highlight

Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
Highlight

The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter