Politics

The Harvard Lobby
Central Administration

The Harvard Lobby

Three trips to D.C., 11 lawmakers, two amicus briefs. Under Trump, Harvard's lobbying efforts are heating up.

Joe Biden at Class Day
Commencement

Joe Biden at Class Day

Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States, spoke at Class Day 2017.

A Line To The Capitol
Politics

A Line To The Capitol

Debate Watch
College

Harvard Democrats and Republican Club Jointly Denounce Comey Firing

The College Democrats and Republican Club denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to fire James Comey, former director of the FBI, in an unusual joint statement.

Politics

Geospatial Intelligence Director Talks Satellite Technology and Government Intelligence

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo argued for his agency’s critical role at the intersection of earth sciences and national security at a group gathering last month at Harvard Kennedy School.

IOP

Evidence of Russian Meddling in Election 'Overwhelming,' Clapper Says at IOP

Clapper described what he saw as “irrefutable” proof that Russia had meddled in the election, including cyberattacks, hacking, and propaganda.

Balloons Ready
Politics

IOP Youth Poll Shows Division With Desire for Unity

A new Institute of Politics poll found that just 32 percent of 18-to-29-year-old Americans approve of President Trump’s overall job performance so far.

Maggie Williams
IOP

Maggie Williams to Leave Institute of Politics

After three years as Director of the Institute of Politics, Maggie Williams will step down from the role and leave the IOP at the end of this semester.

John Kasich at IOP
Politics

Kasich Talks Election, Polarization at IOP

Harvard​ affiliates crowded into the Institute of Politics to listen to Ohio Governor John R. Kasich discuss his 2016 campaign for the Republican presidential nomination and the rising polarization in American politics Wednesday night.

European Union Special Representative
On Campus

European Union Special Representative

Former Foreign Minister of Spain and former European Union Special Representative to the Middle East Miguel Ángel Moratinos gave a lecture Tuesday afternoon on European Union security policy and the Middle East.

University President Drew G. Faust
College

Photos of the Day 04.25.17

IOP Ban Ki-moon
Politics

Ban Ki-Moon Reflects on UN Leadership at IOP

“Most of the UN staff address me like ‘SG’ instead of Secretary-General because it is too long. At the same time, ‘SG’ stands for ‘scapegoat," Ban said.

Politics

Amy Goodman Talks Media Bias At Book Talk

“I think the media can be the greatest force for peace on earth. Instead, all too often, it is wielded as a weapon of war," Goodman said.

Art and Politics
Politics

Art and Politics

Art and Politics
Politics

Seeking Political Relief: Comedy on Campus

The relationship between comedy and politics is by no means new, but many students see comedy as an especially relevant outlet for coping with the current political climate.