The non-partisan organization, New Politics, is guiding 13 candidates, at least five of whom have ties to Harvard, through elections for a wide range of political offices.
Coakley filed a disclosure with the State Ethics Commission on Dec. 22 saying that she was being considered for a fellowship at a university in Massachusetts—people familiar with the plan told the Boston Globe that that university is Harvard.
Charles D. Baker '79 celebrates after narrowly winning the Massachusetts gubernatorial election early Wednesday morning. The race fluctuated between the two candidates throughout the night, at one point with vote differences in the mere hundreds.
As Republicans took control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, Harvard political experts said that the new power dynamic in America’s government would not significantly change the existing political climate in Washington.