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  • The following Resident Fellows will join the Institute for the spring semester:

    • Martha Coakley, Massachusetts attorney general (2007-15) and Middlesex County district attorney (1999-2007)

    • Kay Hagan, U.S. Senator (2009-14; D-NC) and North Carolina State Senator (1999-2008)

    • Matt Lira, deputy executive director, National Republican Senatorial Committee (2013-14); senior advisor, Office of U.S. House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-VA; 2011–Aug. 2012 and Nov. 2012–Mar. 2013); digital director for Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan (R-WI), Romney for President (Aug. 2012–Nov. 2012)

    • Jay Newton-Small, Washington correspondent, TIME (2007-present); government reporter, Bloomberg News (2003-07)

    • Christine Quinn, member (1999-2013) and speaker (2006-13), New York City Council

    • Bassem Youssef, political satirist, former host of the television program “Al-Bernameg” (The Program) in Egypt and one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world (2013)

  • Svante Myrick, the pioneering Mayor of Ithaca, NY, and Nina Dudnik, Founder and CEO of Seeding Labs, an innovative nonprofit that empowers talented scientists in developing countries to conduct life-changing research, have been named this year’s recipients of the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards. The awards will be presented by Jack Schlossberg, John F. Kennedy’s grandson and a member of the New Frontier Award Committee, on December 10, 2014 during a private ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Read More

  • The American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the Brookings Institution, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) are joining the Congressional Institute (CI) as co-hosts of Harvard Institute of Politics’ (IOP) upcoming Bipartisan Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress. Every two years, the IOP hosts the country's preeminent ‎educational and preparatory program for new U.S. House lawmakers. 

    Newly elected members of Congress from across the country will gather in early December for the IOP’s conference on exercising leadership in Congress and addressing legislative challenges. The program has hosted nearly 700 current and former representatives since its inception in 1972. The IOP invites all members of Congress elected in the previous congressional cycle.

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