Nicholas P. Fandos
BOSTON—As polls across Massachusetts closed at 8 p.m., both campaigns for U.S. Senate said they were cautiously optimistic heading into what could be a long night of ballot counting.
With more than a year of campaigning behind her and millions of dollars raised and spent, Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren arrives at Election Day the cautious front-runner in Massachusetts’ hotly contested U.S. Senate race.
Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren handily defeated U.S. Senator Scott Brown Tuesday night, becoming the first woman elected to the United States Senate in Massachusetts history and reclaiming for her party the seat held for decades by Democratic legend Edward M. Kennedy ’54-’56.
Presidents do not run the country on their own, and more often than not they do it with the help of Harvard professors.
Tuesday is Election Day, and in case you haven't been paying attention, The Crimson's got you covered. We've pulled together some highlights of our recent political coverage of Massachusetts' U.S. Senate race and the Presidential to get you up to speed before filling out your ballot.
His Congressional logbook lists it as an official state visit, but when U.S. Senator Scott Brown arrived at the Elks Lodge in West Roxbury early on a Friday night in January he was just one of the guys.
Tuesday’s election could shape the future of a number of issues affecting Harvard students. We asked the candidates for Massachusetts’ junior U.S. Senate seat and Massachusetts Fifth Congressional District seat to share how they would approach five important student-related issues if elected. Their responses are printed in full below.
Law School professor Charles J. Ogletree first befriended President Barack Obama while he was a student at Harvard Law School in the late eighties. Ogletree spoke with FM last week about the president’s time at Harvard, the impending election, and Harvard’s place in the presidency.
Congressman Barney Frank ’61-’62 has represented Massachusetts’ Fourth Congressional District for more than 30 years. Last fall, he announced that he would not be running for re-election. Frank spoke with FM last week about Massachusetts’ U.S. Senate race, where Congress is headed, and what’s at stake on Nov. 6.
"I can tell you that neither of their [economic] proposals has any hope of ever having any impact on America."
With Election Day just a week away, the Springfield Republican just became the last of Massachusetts's major dailies to weigh in on the state's U.S. Senate race. The paper, which serves much of central and western Massachusetts, joined the Boston Globe and The Harvard Crimson in endorsing Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren.
With Hurricane Sandy looming, Senator Scott Brown announced he would not participate in the final Senatorial debate with Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday night.
A vast majority of Harvard donors have cast their cash for President Barack H. Obama, who raised $579,865 through the end of September, dwarfing Republican Mitt Romney’s $60,636 total, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie became the latest out-of-state politician to lend a hand in the hard-fought Massachusetts U.S. Senate race on Wednesday, when he endorsed U.S. Senator Scott Brown at a rally in Watertown.
A razor thin lead for President Barack Obama in New Hampshire and a Massachusetts Senate race that is too close to call have Harvard College politicos racing to Nov. 6, forced to decide where to invest their diminishing time and resources.