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Kennedy, Markey Clash Over Progressive Credentials in Third U.S. Senate Debate

In a debate that marked a shift in a sometimes somnolent campaign, Kennedy and Markey sparred over their respective records and progressive credentials. The normally mild-mannered Markey went after his youthful opponent from the opening bell, accusing him at one point of being “a progressive in name only.”


Kennedy, Markey Reveal Few Policy Differences at First Debate in Months

Eight months after United States Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) announced he was running for the U.S. Senate, he and incumbent U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) still can’t find much to disagree about.


Kennedy Markey

United States Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) greet each other at debate hosted by hosted at Western Mass News’ studios in Springfield, Mass.


Harvard Republican Club Facebook Post

On the day President Donald J. Trump’s Access Hollywood tapes were leaked, the Harvard Republican Club updated their Facebook status to reflect their club’s opinions, noting “Donald Trump is immoral. He is disgusting.”


Republican Club Facebook Posts

In the summer before the 2016 election, the Harvard Republican Club announced their decision to not support President Donald J. Trump in his race for president and called for Republican leaders to withdraw their support of the candidate.


JFK Visits Proposed Site for Library

President John F. Kennedy ‘40 motions with his arm towards the proposed site of his future Presidential Library, along the banks of the Charles River in Boston, with Eliot House and Dunster House visible in the horizon.


Cambridge Police Department Apologizes for Tweet Calling Kennedy a ‘Jerk’ and Markey a ‘Clown’

A member of the Cambridge Police Department inadvertently tweeted from the official CPD account on Sunday afternoon criticizing United States Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.).


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 Will Not 'Seek or Accept' CARES Funding

Harvard will not “seek or accept” the nearly $9 million in funds allocated to it by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, according to a Wednesday statement from University spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain.


Trump Says Harvard Will Have to 'Pay Back' CARES Funds

President Donald Trump said in a press conference Tuesday evening that he would request that Harvard return the nearly $9 million it was granted as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.


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.


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