A new national poll of America’s 18- to 29-year-olds by the Institute of Politics finds a solid majority of millennials disapprove of the comprehensive health reform package that the president signed into law in 2010, regardless of whether the law is referred to as the Affordable Care Act (56 percent disapprove) or “Obamacare” (57 percent disapprove).
Five from Harvard remember where they were when President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, and what effect the shooting had on their lives.
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Michael Ignatieff talks about why he put aside academia to make an improbable and ill-fated foray into Canadian politics.
Panelists at the Harvard Kennedy School consider why Congress isn’t working.
Steven Poftak, the executive director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, talks about Marty Walsh’s victory and what this means for the city of Boston.
Peter Hart, one of the nation’s leading opinion pollsters, gave students at Harvard Kennedy School a lesson in the art of asking questions and probing answers.
In Washington, D.C., two Harvard deans faced off in a discussion, “Religion and Politics in a World of Conflict,” explaining how leadership is vital to many nations to maintain a steady, open, middle path to resolving differences.
While the technical glitches on the online rollout for the Affordable Care Act might look bad from a political perspective, a Harvard Kennedy School professor argues that they’re equally bad from a health care perspective.
Panelists at the Harvard Kennedy School take an early look at the likely field of candidates in both parties for the 2016 presidential election.
During a Radcliffe address, New York Times columnist Gail Collins offered her perspective on why how and why the rights and expectations of American women changed so dramatically between 1960 and today.
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Panelists in an Institute of Politics forum on the federal government shutdown included Linda Bilmes of the Kennedy School and Joe Klein of Time magazine.
With Twitter becoming a driving force in politics, snark and shallow scoops are undermining the media’s campaign coverage, study says.
The Director’s Internship Program at Harvard’s Institute of Politics is proving that not all millennials doubt that government and politics can be used for good.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Tuesday promised that the Obama administration will “engage” on climate change issues during its last three years. Her policy speech at Harvard Law School was her first since being confirmed to the post.
Harvard experts examine high court rulings, as well as the political, cultural, and social factors that have ushered in a wave of support for marriage equality.
Former National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration administrator Jane Lubchenco described her four years in Washington, D.C., as difficult and frustrating, but said it’s imperative that other scientists follow suit to give science a voice in national policies.
In honor of its 30th anniversary, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government brought together heavy hitters in economics and government to discuss how private and public leaders can help the United States thrive again.
Jon Favreau, who recently stepped down after several years as President Obama’s head speechwriter, took a Harvard Kennedy School audience on a behind-the-scenes tour of the president’s best-known addresses.
U.S. Rep. Eric I. Cantor, the House majority leader, embraced immigration reform, education changes, and medical research funding during a speech at the Harvard Kennedy School.
During an appearance on campus, Michelangelo D’Agostino explained how he worked to mine fundraising data, helping President Barack Obama win re-election.