HKS in the News February 1, 2012

1. Romney Wins Big in Florida (Norris and Parker) The Harvard Crimson

Romney Wins Big in Florida
The Harvard Crimson

February 1
Quoted: Pippa Norris and Richard Parker, Shorenstein Center
Topic: Florida primary

 A little more than a week after losing in South Carolina, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Florida primary with 46 percent of the vote Tuesday, moving him one step closer to the GOP presidential nomination. …

 “It was clearly a much more focused, tougher-sounding Romney that was really focused on highlighting the differences between him and Obama,” Harvard Kennedy School lecturer Richard Parker said. “I think this is a narrative that will play [well] with a lot of Americans. …”

 “It’s advertising, advertising, advertising,” said Pippa Norris II, a lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School. “This is the first...large state, which is very different than the retail politics we had in New Hampshire and the Iowa caucuses.”

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In the HKS TV Studio

Nicholas Burns, Belfer Center
Al Jazeera, 1/31
Topic: Syria

 Diana Buttu, Belfer Center
CTV Toronto, 1/31
Topic: Canadian foreign policy

Broadcast Notes

Michael Beckley, Belfer Center

NPR “On Point,” 1/30
Topic: Current state of the U.S.

This selection of media appearances is compiled by the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. To submit an item please email Bryan Galcik


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