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Politics

Former Kirkland House Tutor Wins Democratic Nomination in Western Mass.

Eric P. Lesser ’07 secured the Democratic nomination for the Massachusetts State Senate seat for the 1st Hampden and Hampshire District.

Meet and Greet
City Politics

Harvard Candidates Fare Well on Mass. Primary Day

Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charles Baker '79 won their respective primaries in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race.

One Year Later
IOP

In Panel, Boston Leaders Assess Aftermath of Marathon Bombings

The IOP hosted a panel featuring, among others, former police commissioner Edward Davis, Wednesday to discuss last year’s Boston Marathon attack.

Meet and Greet
Harvard in the City

Attorney General Candidate Joins Supporters for Gathering at John Harvard’s

The afternoon event served as a gathering for her supporters, as well as a pre-game party for the NCAA men's basketball game later that evening.

Endowment

Tax Reform Plan Could Cost Harvard Millions, Though Passage Unlikely

Congressman David L. Camp’s tax reform plan could cost Harvard tens of millions of dollars in endowment taxes if passed.

Politics

Baker Secures Republican Nomination for Massachusetts Governor

Charles D. Baker ’79 clinched the Republican nomination for governor at the party convention Saturday, edging out Mark Fisher, a more conservative Republican candidate, for the gubernatorial nomination.

Politics

Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Baker '79 Breaks Out as Clear Republican Favorite

Former gubernatorial candidate Charles D. Baker ’79 has emerged as the likely Republican nominee for governor, trailing the Democratic frontrunner, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha M. Coakley, by 13 points, according to a recent poll.

Gubernatorial Candidates
Politics

Kayyem Gains Early Student Support

With the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial caucuses coming to a close, Harvard students have thrown their early support behind Juliette N. Kayyem ’91, volunteering for her campaign and backing her in last month’s caucuses in Cambridge’s seventh and eighth wards where she gained the support of most delegates.

Gubernatorial Candidates
IOP

Gubernatorial Candidates

The Democratic candidates for Massachusetts governor met at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening for a discussion moderated by Harvard College Democrats President Daniel Ki ‘15.

Gubernatorial Candidates
IOP

Today in Photos (02/26/2014)

Eric Lesser
Politics

Kirkland House Tutor Seeks State Senate Seat

Eric P. Lesser ’07, Kirkland House tutor and third year student at Harvard Law School, said that his Harvard education, both as an undergraduate and law student, has shaped his campaign in several ways and helped him appreciate “the power of a good idea.”

Politics

HLS Students, Professors Argue Against Immigration Enforcement

Faculty members at Harvard Law School and other Massachusetts law schools signed a legal opinion penned by the Harvard Immigration Project, regarding the Trust Act.

Politics

Coakley and Grossman Lead Democratic Candidates for Governor

Each of the candidates, with Coakley as the exception, studied at various Harvard schools, including the College, the Business School, the Law School, the Medical School, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Politics

Cambridge Councillor Launches Campaign for Lieutenant Governor

Cambridge City Councillor Leland Cheung, a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, launched a campaign for lieutenant governor Friday morning in Central Square.

The Congresswoman-Elect
Politics

The Congresswoman-Elect

Democratic State Senator Katherine Clark looks out at the crowd at her victory party Tuesday night following her election to the U.S House of Representatives.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization