Kennedy — in conversation with Swathi R. Srinivasan ’21 and IOP Director of Student Programs Robert C. Watson Jr. ’09 — touched on a wide range of issues including political polarization, impeachment, structural reform, and the urgency of his campaign for Senate.
A small group of students gathered to hear female politicians and experts discuss how women fare in Massachusetts politics at a Harvard panel Wednesday afternoon.
Some students' absentee ballots failed to arrive in the mail — and in the election’s aftermath, those students continue to search for answers.
Incumbent Mass. Governor Charlie Baker and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren cruised to victory, while Democrats gained a U.S. House majority.
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.
This election day — in addition to casting votes for political figures — the Massachusetts electorate will tackle three questions at the bottom of their ballots. Here's what you need to know.
Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.
A handful of Harvard undergraduates have taken leaves of absence to work on political campaigns ahead of the 2018 midterm elections next month. “I want to be wherever I can make the biggest impact in 2020,” one said.
An “extreme risk protection order” firearms bill inspired by recent Harvard alumnus Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 is now Massachusetts law.
Quentin A. Palfrey ’96 always knew he wanted to serve others. Now, drawing on Harvard role models ranging from Theodore Roosevelt to his parents, he's running to serve as Massachusetts's next lieutenant governor.
Mass. marijuana retailers have accused the Cannabis Control Commission of failing to enforce legal limits on how much municipalities can charge the businesses.
In a primary upset in Massachusetts’s 7th Congressional District, Ayanna S. Pressley defeated incumbent Democratic Rep. Michael E. Capuano.
Running unopposed in November, Pressley, 44, will become the first African-American to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Massachusetts voters will choose candidates in a highly scrutinized primary Tuesday. The Crimson sent reporters to polling locations in Cambridge and Allston to talk to voters throughout the day. Follow along for updates.
For the first time in roughly two decades, voters in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville will vote in a highly contested Democratic primary.
After a childhood friend committed suicide, Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 began pushing for twin gun safety bills in the Massachusetts State House that he hopes will save lives.
Activist and author Robert “Bob” K. Massie visited The Democracy Center on Friday to discuss his campaign for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 this November.