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Elizabeth Warren

Warren Outraises Brown in Latest Filing Period

Warren's race total is a staggering $27.7 million, a figure larger than that of any other congressional campaign in the country. Brown’s own pace—$20.9 million raised since last autumn—is second only his Democratic opponent nationally.


IOP Kicks Off Programming During Republican Convention

The IOP kicked off its convention program with Politics & The Media: Bridging The Divide In The 2012 Election, a forum co-hosted with Bloomberg News and the University of Southern California on Sunday afternoon.


Brown Says Court Decision Was Meant To Help Warren

Scott Brown charged this week that a lawsuit which prompted Massachusetts to send voter registration forms to thousands of welfare recipients was intended by the group that brought the suit to aid Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign.


Sunstein To Return to HLS from D.C.

Cass R. Sunstein '75 will return to Harvard Law School in August after a three-year stint as President Barack Obama's regulatory chief, White House and Law School officials announced Friday.


Scott Brown Raises $5 Million in 2nd Quarter

U.S. Senator Scott Brown's campaign for reelection brought in roughly $5 million in political donations during the second quarter of 2012—nearly $1.6 million more than the Republican raised in the first quarter—his campaign announced Wednesday evening.


Warren Campaign Raises $8.67 Million, Sets New Race High

Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign raised $8.67 million in the second quarter of 2012, blowing past her first quarter total and setting a new high-water mark for quarterly fundraising in Massachusetts’ race for U.S. Senate, her campaign announced Monday.


Supreme Court Ruling Polarizes Mass. Senate Race

Thursday's historic ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold key clauses of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will likely serve as a rallying point for both campaigns for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, according to political analysts.


Brown Backs Out of Kennedy Institute Debate

A day after tentatively agreeing to a debate co-sponsored by the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate and University of Massachusetts Boston, Senator Scott Brown said Tuesday that he would not participate in the event because of what he felt would be a partisan bias against him.


Scott Brown Tentatively Accepts Debate Invitation

Senator Scott Brown warily agreed on Monday to a debate co-sponsored by the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate.


HLS Professor Accepts Victoria R. Kennedy's Debate Invitation

The jockeying over where and when U. S. Senate candidates Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren will face off in a series of debates grew a little more complicated Friday as the wife of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy '54-'56 invited the opponents to a high-profile televised debate in September hosted by Tom Brokaw.

Academic for Senate

Professor to Politician

The fixation of Warren the academic on bankruptcy and commercial law has become the Senate candidate’s platform to reclaim the middle class dream and a seat on Capitol Hill.


Mass. GOP Chairman Charges Warren with Possible Academic Fraud

In a letter to University President Drew G. Faust on Sunday, Robert A. Maginn Jr. claimed that the U.S. Senate candidate may have intentionally deceived the University into believing that she is Native American.

Harvard Medical School

HMS Professor C. Miller Fisher Dies at 98

Harvard Medical School professor emeritus C. Miller Fisher, whose commitment to clinical observation revolutionized the study of stroke while helping to raise a new generation of neurologists at Massachusetts General Hospital, died April 14 in Albany, New York. He was 98 years old.

In The Meantime

Talking With Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Jon Huntsman, Jr. walked into the Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School with the confidant stride of a former presidential candidate.

Elizabeth Warren Visits Staff

Crimson Articles Fuel a Political Controversy

In her stump speech, Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren likes to tell voters how she rose from the "ragged edge of the middle class" to become a "fancy-pants" law professor. Not included in the speech? Any mention of Warren's Native American ancestry.