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Marc J. Ambinder

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Cavanagh's 'Puerility' Based on Flawed Logic

To the editors: As a student, I enjoyed Professor of Psychology Patrick Cavanagh’s clarity, sensibility and evenhandness as my psychology

Diversifying The Crimson

We hope you decide to read The Crimson in part because you have faith in our ability to present a

The Aggressive-Passive Mr. Mansfield

It's clear that somewhere beneath his steely demeanor, somewhere under his dark fedora and tan suit, Kenan Professor of Government

Harvard Democrats Elect New Officers

The Harvard Democrats last week elected Marcie Bianco '02, a veteran campaign organizer, as their president for 2001. "We are

Freshmen Congress Go Back to School

In 1982, Jim Matheson was a fresh-faced senior at Harvard, his mind focused on sports. His career path was set.

Sasso Lectures KSG Class on Florida Ballots

John Sasso, whose job it is to make the bland more interesting, gave the Harvard class a warning: "I've got

Memo to Elites: It's Really Not So Bad!

We have some sense of the end-game now, and perhaps it is about time. Some people say we're in a

Commission Keeps McCain Out of Debate

Senator John S. McCain (R-Ariz.) did not sit with the family of Texas Gov. George W. Bush in St. Louis

McCain Cancels Planned Forum Appearance

Arizona Senator John S. McCain has postponed today's scheduled appearance at the ARCO Forum after accepting an invitation to sit

Voters Await First Presidential Debate

Barring the unforeseen, Vice President Al Gore '69 and Texas Governor George W. Bush will head into the campaign season's

Life in a Parking Lot

PHILADELPHIA--Tent city is a lonely place. There are 6,500 miles of fiber-optic cable, millions of inches of wires, more than

A Picture of Allan Bloom

When a spot of light hits our retina at its blind spot (where there aren't any photoreceptors), our brain fills

Starr Rebuffs Critics at Forum

A defiant Kenneth W. Starr last night defended his five-year tenure as independent counsel, sharply and sometimes sarcastically reproving student

Gore: Bush's Tax Cut an Economic 'Illusion'

BOSTON--In an address to 130 core Democratic fundraisers last night, Vice President Al Gore '69 returned to his favorite line

Gas Leak Forces Adams Residents to Evacuate

A pipe beneath Mt. Auburn Street leaked large bubbles of natural gas and forced an hour-and-a half evacuation of Adams