Nicholas P. Fandos
In a sweeping 417-to-2 vote Thursday, the House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Sen. Scott P. Brown that bans members of Congress from participating in insider trading and requires them to disclose all personal stock transactions.
After reemerging at the front of the Republican primary race last week, Mitt Romney’s campaign suffered a major setback Tuesday night in the shadow of Sen. Rick Santorum’s sweep in three state primaries—contrary to the predictions of many Harvard experts.
With the next GOP debate not scheduled until Feb. 22 and the next primary not until Arizona’s on Feb. 28, professors said they anticipated little political activity during the lull that could inhibit Romney’s momentum.
After launching an exploratory website on Monday, Harvard Law School alumnus Joseph P. Kennedy III is one step closer to declaring his candidacy for the Massachusetts District Four Congressional Seat, according to Kennedy aides and local politicos.
Wielding cell phones and markers, nearly 70 Harvard students helped to launch on Sunday night the first major on-campus event on behalf of Law School professor Elizabeth Warren’s campaign for U.S. Senate.
Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Warren took her campaign for Massachusetts junior U.S. Senator onto the airways Tuesday night with an important message. "The Pats are gonna spank the Giants," Warren declared on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart.
Harvard Law School Professor and U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren visits with volunteers at her campaign headquarters in Somerville, Mass. on Monday.
Harvard Law School professor and U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren visits with volunteers at her campaign headquarters in Somerville, Mass. Monday.
As third-party political advertising comes under increased scrutiny, Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Senator Scott Brown signed an agreement Monday in an effort to limit the role such advertisements play in the upcoming Massachusetts Senate election.
After a two-week long tug of war, Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Senator Scott Brown failed to reach an agreement to ban third-party advertising in the race for U.S. Senate in a meeting Friday.
For nearly two weeks, both Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Senator Scott Brown have called for limitations on third-party spending in the upcoming Massachusetts Senate election. But though the two camps will sit down Friday to discuss the proposition, Harvard professors have called this temporary cease-fire a political stunt that will not have much influence on the race.
Two key endorsements from former Democratic rivals and the announcement of impressive fourth quarter fundraising totals helped to buoy Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren’s campaign for the U.S. Senate this week.
Harvard Law School alumnus Joseph P. Kennedy III announced last week that he is considering a run for the Massachusetts congressional seat previously held by Barney Frank ’61-’62.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney edged out fellow presidential hopeful Rick Santorum by just eight votes in Tuesday’s Iowa caucuses—a miniscule margin which Harvard professors said reflects dissatisfaction with the candidacy of presumed frontrunner Romney and internal division among Republicans.