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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.

Deval Patrick Receives Honorary Degree
Commencement

Deval Patrick Receives Honorary Degree

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 receives an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.

Deval Patrick at Commencement 2015
On Campus

Deval Patrick at Commencement 2015

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 received an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.

Politics

Panelists Discuss Changes to Ballot Initiatives

Panelists spoke about Massachusetts House Bill 561, which would create a program to analyze ballot initiatives that would be modeled on the Citizens' Initiative Review currently in place in Oregon.

Politics

Study Proposes Excise Tax on Harvard’s Endowment

If implemented, the tax would generate approximately $5 billion of revenue, according to the study published this month by the Nexus Research and Policy Center.

Coakley Shares Insight With Freshmen
College

Coakley Shares Insight on Press, Trials with Freshmen

While there is a need to protect the right of the press, the former state attorney general argued, media coverage can influence the actions of both juries and attorneys.

Eric Lesser
Harvard Law School

Lesser Is More Than Meets the Eye

Since his days as an undergraduate at Harvard, Eric P. Lesser ’07 has worked on the Obama presidential campaign and at the White House, securing a spot in the State Senate last month.

Eric Lesser
Politics

Former Kirkland Tutor To Become State Senator

On Tuesday, former Kirkland House tutor Eric P. Lesser ’07 secured the Massachusetts State Senate seat for the First Hampden and Hampshire District.

Maura Healey Elected Attorney General
Politics

Healey '92 Sweeps Mass. Attorney General Race

Maura T. Healey '92 won the race for Massachusetts Attorney General Tuesday night, becoming the first openly gay person to be elected attorney general in the United States.

Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor
Politics

Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor

Charles D. Baker '79 celebrates after narrowly winning the Massachusetts gubernatorial election early Wednesday morning. The race fluctuated between the two candidates throughout the night, at one point with vote differences in the mere hundreds.

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.

Baker Supporters
Politics

Baker Supporters

Baker's supporters cheer him on as the results began to come in. Baker maintained a lead for almost the majority of the time.

Karyn Polito
Politics

Karyn Polito

Karyn Polito, winner of the Lieutenant Governor Massachusetts position, greets the crowd shortly after Charlie D. Baker '79 was announced as the gubernatorial winner.

Baker poster
Politics

Baker poster

Baker's lead slipping
City Politics

Baker's lead slipping

Although ultimately victorious, Baker did not seize the win easily. His lead momentarily slipped Tuesday night much to the despair of his supporters at the watch party in Seaport Hotel.

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan

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