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Vatican Discredits HDS Prof's Finding

The Vatican joined a growing number of skeptics Friday in questioning the authenticity of a recently unveiled piece of papyrus said to demonstrate some early Christians believed that Jesus Christ was married.

Elizabeth Warren

Warren, Brown Camps Discuss Issues of Character

Two letters addressing recent controversies touching both Massachusetts candidates for U.S. Senate pulled the campaign trail rhetoric deeper into issues of character Wednesday.

Elizabeth Warren

Brown, Warren Trade Shots In First Debate

With their political platforms established, U.S. Senator Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren turned their attention to political name-calling and campaign-trail narratives in the first debate in Massachusetts race for U.S. Senate last week.


Mayor Menino Endorses Elizabeth Warren

Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino ended months of speculation Friday with an endorsement of Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren in her campaign to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown. Looking out over a swollen crowd of cheering Warren supporters in Roslindale, Menino enthusiastically declared that Warren had his vote and full support.


Warren and Brown Debate

U.S. Senator Scott Brown and Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren exchanged barbs over taxes, energy, and family matters in the first televised debate of their highly contested U.S. Senate race Thursday night.


Warren and Brown to Debate Tonight

Though they have been sparring back and forth for months, U.S. Senator Scott Brown and Harvard Law school professor Elizabeth Warren will debate face to face for the first time Thursday night in prime time.


Elizabeth Warren's Harvard Ties Pay Off

In an unprecedented show of support, Harvard employees have combined to donate more than $227,000 to Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren’s campaign for the Massachusetts’s junior U.S. Senate seat since last September, helping to make their colleague the best-financed congressional candidate in the country.

Gospel of Jesus' Wife

Harvard Professor Finds 'New Gospel'

A piece of papyrus, no bigger than the palm of a hand, provides the earliest and most definitive evidence yet that some early Christians believed Jesus was married, Harvard Divinity School Professor Karen L. King announced earlier today.


Warren Struggles in Home Stretch

Democratic political consultants and professors said that the Harvard Law School professor still faces the same uphill battle that has beguiled her campaign since its earliest days.

City Politics

Local Primaries Yield Expected Results

Former Marine and technology executive Sean Bielat and former Middlesex County assistant district attorney Joseph P. Kennedy III will face off for the chance to represent Massachusetts’ Fourth Congressional District and fill the seat held for decades by retiring Congressman Barney Frank ’61-’62.

Student Life

At DNC, Harvard Affiliates Speak, Intern, and Cheer

From Michelle Obama and Deval Patrick ’78, who spoke Tuesday, to Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday, to President Obama on Thursday, the political stage—draped in Democratic blue—has no shortage of crimson.


Warren Addresses Nation at DNC

Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren reintroduced herself as the unlikely U.S. Senate hopeful who rose from the lower crust of the middle class to the protect American consumers in Washington.

City Politics

Republicans Compete to Challenge Joseph P. Kennedy III

In what has been one of the most competitive Massachusetts primaries of the 2012 election season, Republicans Sean Bielat, Elizabeth Childs, and David L. Steinhof will face off Thursday, Sept. 6 in the GOP primary.

City Politics

Republicans Vie For Spot in Fifth Congressional District

Three Republican candidates will go head to head Thursday, Sept. 6 for a chance to take on 36-year incumbent Democratic Congressman Edward J. Markey, in the newly-reconfigured Fifth Congressional District this November.

Student Groups

Harvard Affiliates Attend Republican Convention

When former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney officially accepts the Republican nomination for the presidency tonight in Tampa, thousands of delegates ...