Students react to the results of the New Hampshire primary at a watch party at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday night. The primary plays an essential role in the presidential election process.
Students gather at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday night to await the results of the New Hampshire primary. The primary is one of the most important events of the presidential election process.
Both elections were called at 8 o’clock, as soon as all of the polls had officially closed. The only tension that remained at the IOP was who would come in second and third place in the Republican race and the final margins of victory in both the Democratic and Republican races.
Professors stand firmly by polls' predictions for Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary election in New Hampshire, a make-or-break moment for many presidential candidates.
More than 50 Harvard College Democrats braved the snow to join the fray—and occasional ornery residents—to canvass for their chosen candidate across the mom-and-pop shop lined streets of New Hampshire’s second-largest city.
In a debate hosted by the Harvard Political Union, Simone Abegunrin ’18 stands to give a qualification in support of political correctness. “Political correctness is a new concept, and with new concepts come growing pains and mistakes along the way.”
Conservative and Democratic Harvard affiliates had mixed feelings following Monday night’s Iowa caucuses and the role they will play as the 2016 Presidential race unfurls.
Students gather at John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch the results come in for the Iowa caucuses, the first election of the presidential election year. Admission was only given to Harvard student ID holders.
Political activists and enthusiasts from both ends of the political spectrum flooded into the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch as the Iowa caucuses unfolded, marking the end of the year-long buildup to the 2016 presidential election.
From left: Justin G. Curtis ‘19, Sarah A. Welsh ‘19, and Graham W. Bishai ‘19 phone voters to garner support for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday evening. With Iowa caucuses set for the following day, students participated in the phone bank throughout the weekend.
There are many ways to describe Donald Trump...we won’t go into the details, or else we would go on longer than the Harvard Leads email chain. But whatever your preferred adjectives to describe “The Donald,” his decision to dip out of this week’s GOP debate may cause many to liken Trump’s behavior to that of a small child. Albeit, a very rich, very gullible, child with...interesting hair.
Back on campus, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig said the campaign was a learning experience in the challenges affecting democracy in America. He said he sees businessman Donald J. Trump as the candidate with the best chance of enacting the campaign finance reforms he ran on.
The focus on Tribe stemmed from a widely-cited op-ed he penned in The Boston Globe earlier this month titled “Under Ted Cruz’s own logic, he’s ineligible for the White House.” In the article, Tribe calls into question Cruz’s consistency in interpreting the Constitution.