The spring 2019 Harvard Institute of Politics Youth Poll found that voters between the ages of 18 and 29 are experiencing anxiety and have increasingly voiced concern about the moral direction of the United States.
Democratic Presidential Candidates Field Questions from Young Voters at Town Hall Co-Hosted by CNN, IOP
Five prominent Democratic presidential candidates fielded questions about everything from student loans to climate change at a town hall Monday evening co-hosted by CNN and Harvard’s Institute of Politics that featured an audience of young voters from more than 30 states.
Follow along as The Crimson reports live from the Democratic presidential candidate town hall featuring Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg '04.
Former University President Lawrence H. Summers and former Senator Gary W. Hart of Colorado cautioned Democrats to moderate their political platform ahead of the 2020 presidential election at an Institute of Politics event Wednesday.
FM sat down with Mayor Pete in a second-floor office at the Institute of Politics, an old haunt from his time as IOP president. We talked about his college days, “The West Wing,” and his Supreme Court-packing proposal. Today’s IOP student leaders have placed a poster behind him for the occasion that reads: “Mayors ask what youth can do.”
Harvard Institute of Politics to Co-Host Primetime Democratic Presidential Candidate Town Hall Event
Five Democratic presidential candidates will participate in a town hall co-hosted by CNN and the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School, the IOP announced Thursday.
President of the American Enterprise Institute and recently appointed Harvard professor Arthur C. Brooks called love the solution to the problem of contempt in American government at an Institute of Politics event Wednesday.
Former Vice President Al Gore ’69 said President Donald Trump has pursued a “radically new” strategy by ignoring Americans outside of his core constituency at an IOP event. Before the event, the Kennedy School's dean discussed the right of free speech in the wake of student protestors' interruption of a talk featuring University President Lawrence S. Bacow last week.
Over the past few months, the two campaigns — Divest Harvard and the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign — have ramped up their demands for the University to divest its nearly $40 billion endowment from companies related to the fossil fuel industry and the United States prison system.