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Summary: The Class Day ceremonies at Harvard Law School will welcome U.S. Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona as a speaker.

Harvard Law School announced that U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz) will be participating in their Class Day ceremonies. Flake was chosen by representatives of this year’s graduating class to be a speaker at the ceremony on Wednesday, Mary 23, 2018.

  
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Flake served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and has now done six years with the U.S. Senate. He has degrees in International Relations and Political Science from Brigham Young University. He was the executive director of the Goldwater Institute in Arizona and the Foundation for Democracy in Namibia. He currently chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Africa Subcommittee.

Flake lead the effort to ban spending earmarks as a House Republican. He was the lead Senate Republican in the effort to repair diplomatic relations with Cuba. He has spent much of his time while in Congress working towards comprehensive immigration reform, including a recent bipartisan bill to confirm the legal status of DACA members.

Last year, Flake published the New York Times bestseller “Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle.” The Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson called the book “the single largest act of political bravery in the Trump era.”

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