A pair of prominent progressive groups have called on former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic Party’s presumptive 2020 presidential nominee, to remove former University President Lawrence H. Summers as an economic advisor.
The 2020 Democratic primary has largely come to a close, with former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the presumptive nominee. Still, student political groups on Harvard’s campus remain divided over whether to coalesce around Biden for the general election.
In several cases, the leaders of the groups wrote sign-off letters to their supporters via email, echoing the group’s vision one last time and calling for members to stay active in political advocacy.
Massachusetts State Senator Eric P. Lesser ’07 will lead the Kennedy School’s “Hi! I’m Running for Office” program for the third time this spring.
Nine graduate and undergraduate student activist organizations gathered in the lobby of the Science Center to hold a “Reorientation Rally” on Monday, which marked the first day of spring semester classes.
The former governor of Alaska and five other prominent political figures are slated to join the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics this spring as part of their residential fellows program, the IOP announced Thursday.
University Professor Danielle S. Allen and Adam D. Serwer, a staff writer for The Atlantic, discussed the future of a politically divided American society at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday night.
Dipping their toes into the national political scene for an evening, six representatives of Harvard groups supporting Democratic candidates for president sparred over policy ideas and platforms at a debate held in Harvard Yard Thursday evening.
In the first year of a new effort to bolster civic engagement among Harvard students, volunteers with Harvard Votes Challenge — a student organization focused on increasing voter turnout at Harvard — helped eligible freshmen register to vote and update their voter registration status.
Institute of Politics Announces Former U.S. Senator, Panamanian Vice President as Fall Resident Fellows
Current vice president of Panama Isabel Saint Malo and former United States Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) are among a group of six professionals heading to Harvard this fall as Institute of Politics resident fellows, the IOP announced Thursday morning.
The Harvard College Democrats formed a coalition with more than 40 other college Democrats chapters across the nation Wednesday to boycott donations to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in response to a recent policy change that the college groups argue favors incumbents.
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.
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.
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.
The Harvard Institute of Politics will add a Director of Diversity and Outreach to its student advisory committee next year, the Institute announced Tuesday.
The panelists advanced dueling analyses of the recent election cycle, in which Republicans extended their majority in the Senate and Democrats won the House of Representatives.
On a rainy Tuesday in Cambridge, midterm election races across the United States kept undergraduates and faculty members on the edge of their seats throughout the night.
Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.
Toting rainbow flags and hand-drawn signs proclaiming “We Believe Survivors,” members of the Harvard International Socialists rallied in Harvard Yard Wednesday night to protest the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh.
Eleanor C. "Nell" Shea '20 and Priya P. Kukreja '21 from the Harvard College Reproductive Action and Dialogue speak about the implication of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's possible confirmation during a meeting with the Harvard College Democrats and Our Harvard Can Do Better Tuesday night.
Members of ReproJustice Action and Dialogue Collective and Our Harvard Can Do Better teamed up with the Democrats for a panel discussion and phonebank opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.