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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.

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College

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduces Legislation That Could Endanger Harvard’s Sanctions

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that could imperil Harvard College’s social group sanctions Wednesday.

Al Gore
College

Al Gore Calls for Fossil Fuel Divestment at Harvard College Class Day

Fifty years after he picked up his own Harvard diploma, former United States Vice President Al Gore ’69 returned to Harvard Yard, looked out over the Class of 2019, and called on the University to divest its holdings in the fossil fuel industry.

Bloomberg, Kaplan, Santos
Politics

Speakers Call for Leadership, Bravery, and Climate Change Activism at Harvard Graduate School Class Days

Across Harvard’s campus, graduate students gathered Wednesday under cloudy skies for Class Day ceremonies ahead of Commencement Thursday.

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Politics

Bacow Discusses University-City Partnerships in Phoenix

University President Lawrence S. Bacow traveled to Phoenix, Ariz. last Wednesday, meeting with Phoenix Mayor Katharine W. Gallego ’04 and other city officials to discuss the importance of partnerships between universities and cities. The trip is the latest in a series of stops Bacow has made across the country.

Warren and the College Dems
Politics

Warren Joins Chorus of Calls for Harvard to Remove Sackler Name from Campus

Democratic presidential candidate and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren called on Harvard to remove Arthur M. Sackler’s name from campus Wednesday, lending perhaps the most prominent voice yet to a growing chorus of public officials, families of opioid victims, and local activists pressuring Harvard to do so.

Harvard Kennedy School
IOP

Former Senator Bob Corker Discusses Trump, Primaries at Harvard Event

Former Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) discussed transitioning from the corporate world to politics and President Donald Trump’s foreign policy at an Institute of Politics event Monday evening.

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Undergraduate Council

UC Rules that President and VP Cannot Vote, Sponsor Legislation

The two pieces of legislation that changed the 40-year voting precedent were part of a series of acts that their sponsors called the “Great Reform.”

Mass Hall in the Spring
Politics

Bacow, Mass. University Presidents Call on Legislators to Repeal Endowment Tax Ahead of First Filing

University President Lawrence S. Bacow joined five other Massachusetts university and college presidents in urging United States Representative Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.) to repeal the endowment tax set to be levied on Harvard’s next filings in a letter last month.

Warren and the College Dems
Politics

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.

Dr. Peter Navarro
IOP

Trump Trade Administrator Navarro Criticizes Traditional Economics Lessons at IOP Event

Peter K. Navarro, director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, presented his ideas on United States trade policy at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Thursday evening.

Harvard Kennedy School
Politics

David Deming Named Faculty Director of Harvard Kennedy School Wiener Center

In his new position, Deming — who also serves as a professor of education and economics at the Graduate School of Education — succeeds former Kennedy School Dean David J. Ellwood, who has held the position since 2016. Ellwood is currently a professor of political economy at the Kennedy School.

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IOP

Latest Harvard Institute of Politics Youth Poll Finds Anxiety, Moral Concern Among Young Voters

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.

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White House
IOP

Democratic Presidential Candidates Answer Students' Questions at CNN Town Hall: Live Updates

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.

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