Republicans

Canvassing for Republican Party
College

Small Group of Harvard Republicans Campaign in N.H., But Not For Trump

The Harvard Republican Club has canvassed in New Hampshire over the weekend, not for its party's nominee but for incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte, who is in one of the tightest races in the nation.

The Election Issue Cover

The Election Issue

From "Understanding Trump" to "Hillary's Harvard Square Days," here's your one-stop FM shop for all things election-related.

Chuck Hagel at the IOP
IOP

Former Defense Secretary Hagel Calls Trump 'Not a Republican Leader'

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles T. "Chuck" Hagel lamented the current state of American presidential politics at the Kennedy School on Tuesday, chastising the GOP and its presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Queen's Head Debate Watch
Politics

87 Percent of Harvard Undergrads Support Clinton

By comparison, 6 percent of respondents said they would vote for Republican Party nominee Donald Trump, just greater than the 5.8 percent who said they would support Libertarian Party nominee Gary E. Johnson.

Kent
Scrutiny

Kent

Harvard Republican Club Treasurer Kent K. Haeffner ‘18 poses with his Jeb Bush campaign attire outside Quincy House Grille. A native Floridian, Haeffner worked on campus to foster support for the Republican ticket while Jeb Bush remained a contender for the GOP nomination.

Hillary on Poster Tree
Scrutiny

Hillary, I Presume?

A free-wheeling odyssey through the heart of the Harvard electorate.

Debate at the Queen's Head
College

‘Disheartening’ Final Presidential Debate Draws Laughter, Gasps

With Election Day less than three weeks away, students both laughed and gasped while watching Democratic presidential nominee Hillary R. Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump go head to head in the final presidential debate Wednesday night.

The First Debate: The IOP IV
College

On Harvard’s Campus, Supporters for Trump are Scarce but Resolute

Being a Republican at Harvard has historically been difficult; but supporting Donald J. Trump may give a whole new meaning to the phrase “the elephant in the room.”

Righting the Record
Politics

Righting the Record

Conservative New York Times columnist Ross G. Douthat ‘02 and historian Donald T. Critchlow led a panel discussion on women’s roles, family values, homosexuality, and reproductive policy at the Knafel Center Monday afternoon. The Schlesinger Library hosted the event as a part of an initiative to create a more complete and balanced history of our times.

Gov. Weld Campaigning on Campus
College

Returning to Harvard, Libertarian VP Candidate Weld Holds Out Hope

Former Massachusetts Governor and now Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee William F. Weld '66 projected confidence regarding his ticket's long-shot bid for the White House.

IOP Debate Watch
College

Half-Empty Auditorium Watches Kaine and Pence Square Off

This time around, fewer groups hosted watch parties and the IOP’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum was left half-empty.

The First Debate: The IOP IV
College

A Plurality of Republican Club Members Support Johnson

Nearly half of decided Harvard College Republicans not backing Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump have instead opted to support Libertarian Party nominee Gary E. Johnson, according to club president Declan P. Garvey ’17.

Election 2016: The First Debate
College

Students Pack IOP, Houses to Watch Presidential Debate

​The Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum was filled to capacity with students eager to watch Hillary R. Clinton and Donald J. Trump duke it out during Monday’s presidential debate.

Republican Presidential Debate at the IOP
Politics

Harvard Republican Club Will Not Support Party Nominee Donald Trump

In the scathing statement, the largest conservative group at Harvard cited “both policy and temperamental concerns” about Trump and condemned his divisive campaign rhetoric they say “is poisoning our country and our children.”

Fifteen Questions

E.J. Dionne on The State of the Republican Party

“I think the Republicans could use a lot more of what Sarah Palin called, “'The Hopey Changey stuff.’”