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A Blue Wave: Harvard Affiliates and their Political Contributions

As an unprecedented and contentious election season draws to a close, Harvard faculty, staff, and students overwhelmingly contributed to Democratic candidates — including President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. — over their Republican counterparts this election cycle, a Crimson analysis found.


America Left in Limbo Awaiting Presidential Election Results

A race that many liberals hoped would end in a Democratic landslide will come down to the wire, as Harvard students — along with the rest of the country — are left in a sleep-deprived state of disarray awaiting a conclusion to a pandemic-stricken election.


College Democrats Continue Canvassing Votes in Lead-up to Election Day

The Harvard College Democrats have adapted their campaign strategies to pandemic conditions, replacing door-to-door canvassing with phone banking competitions and virtual events as they seek to reach voters before the upcoming election.


Nearly 20 Percent of Republican Harvard Undergrads Plan to Vote for Biden

Nearly 20 percent of Republican Harvard undergraduates reported in a September survey that they would vote for Democratic nominee Vice President Joseph R. Biden in his presidential race against incumbent U.S. President Donald J. Trump.


Seeking to ‘Change the Direction of the Country,’ Harvard Students Take Time Off to Work in Politics

Bucking a trend among Democratic presidential tickets spanning decades, neither Joseph R. Biden nor Kamala Harris have an Ivy League degree. The same does not appear to hold true for this cycle’s political staffers, though, as many Harvard students take time off to work on political campaigns across the country.


Progressive Groups Call for Former Univ. President Summers to be Removed as Biden Economic Advisor

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.


Harvard for Bernie Declines to Endorse Biden Despite Sanders' Pleas to Supporters

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.


Harvard Institute of Politics Announces Spring 2020 Resident Fellows

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.


Kennedy School Hosts Discussion on Partisan Reconciliation

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.


Harvard Undergrads Debate Each Other on Behalf of Democratic Presidential Candidates

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.


Harvard Votes Challenge Targets Freshmen With Move-In Registration Program

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.


Harvard College Democrats Form Coalition to Boycott DCCC

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.


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.


American Enterprise Institute President Calls for 'Love' in American Politics at Harvard IOP

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.


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