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Former Governor Deval Patrick '78 L'82
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Former Governor Deval Patrick '78 L'82

Former Mass. Governor Deval Patrick '78 presented a Seymour E. and Ruth B. Harris Lecture hosted by the Institute of Politics titled "Leading Through Chaos and Anger."

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Former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Talks Leadership at IOP Lecture

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick ’78 shared his insights into what it takes to be a great leader in the face of political divisiveness at the JFK Jr. Forum on Monday.

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Former Cybersecurity Chief Krebs Talks Election Integrity at IOP Event

Krebs was fired by former U.S. president Donald Trump in November 2020, after he led an effort to quell misinformation campaigns surrounding the 2020 presidential election. As head of CISA, Krebs was the administration’s most senior cybersecurity expert.

IOP Event with Steve Kornacki
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IOP Event with Steve Kornacki

Steve Kornacki, NBC News and MSNBC National Political Correspondent, spoke at the IOP Wednesday night to explain the workings of the election night "big board."

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Kornacki and His Khakis Hit the IOP Forum

Stephan J. “Steve” Kornacki, an NBC News and MSNBC national political correspondent, discussed his career trajectory, his approach to presenting electoral data, and ongoing threats to American democracy at Thursday event.

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Experts Talk the Economics of Diversity at Kennedy School Conference

Economists and race relations experts convened to discuss the economic repercussions of structural racism in America and the need for continued workplace diversity Friday at the Kennedy School’s Ash Center.

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Experts Discuss Racism in America at Virtual Kennedy School Event

Author Ibram X. Kendi and political strategist Heather C. McGhee discussed the history and ongoing threat of racism in America on Thursday at a virtual event.

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‘Failure Is Not An Option’: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Talks Democratic Tiffs, Agenda

United States Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries (D-N.Y.) discussed how Democrats are handling pressing political issues with their majorities in both houses of Congress at an Institute of Politics forum event on Thursday night.

IOP Event with Ash Carter
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IOP Event with Ash Carter

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf hosted Ash Carter — former Secretary of Defense and the director of HKS's Belfer Center — at the Harvard Institute of Politics Wednesday evening to discuss U.S-Afghanistan relations.

IOP Event with Ash Carter
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Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Criticizes American Withdrawal from Afghanistan at IOP

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter criticized the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan at an event hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics Wednesday.

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Representative Katherine M. Clark (D-Mass.) speaks at an IOP Forum event Thursday afternoon, moderated by Alexander K. Park '23, left, and Alexis A. Elliot '22, right.

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Representative Katherine M. Clark of Massachusetts' 5th Congressional District speaks in front of a crowd of students on Thursday.

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Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark Discusses Democratic Agenda at JFK Jr. Forum Event

United States Representative Katherine M. Clark (D-Mass.) discussed her career in public service, the Democrats’ “Build Back Better” agenda, and current challenges to U.S. democracy at an Institute of Politics event Thursday.

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HKS IOP Forum

The Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School hosted their first forum event of the new school year Thursday afternoon.

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Resident Fellows Discuss Democracy at First In-Person IOP Forum Since March 2020

The six resident fellows — including former U.S. Representative William M. “Mac” Thornberry (R-Texas) and former Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives Sarah I. Gideon — discussed issues such as partisanship in politics and civic engagement.

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