Post Tagged with: "bipartisanship"

Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), left, discussed the decline of bipartisanship with Mo Elleithee, the executive director of the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service.

Senator Flake Voices Concerns About ‘Vanishing Middle’ in National Politics

Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) emphasized the importance of bipartisan cooperation and his concern for the “vanishing middle” in an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and moderated by GU Politics Director Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94) in Lohrfink Auditorium on Monday evening. Describing himself as a[Read More…]

by January 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
John Carr, Director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Bishop Robert McElroy spoke during a panel discussion.

Catholic Communities Must Foster Bipartisan Cooperation, Panel Says

The Roman Catholic churches and communities in the United States must encourage bipartisan cooperation and promote religious freedom, said a panel of religious experts and community leaders in a Nov. 16 event. The panel, hosted in Copley Formal Lounge by the Georgetown University Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Bipartisan Student Groups Praise Clinton Despite Contentious Past

The Institute of Politics and Public Service’s celebration of the political legacy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) received generally positive bipartisan feedback from student leaders, despite the symposium’s lack of critical policy analysis and scrutiny of the former president’s alleged sexual misconduct. In a keynote speech Monday to[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Former Clinton Advisers: Refocus Politics on Bipartisan Progress

A return to a less polarized political climate should follow the example set by the bipartisan style of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68), argued top Clinton White House advisers at a “Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton” panel in Copley Formal Lounge on Monday. Chicago[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Two former Florida congressmen, Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) and David Jolly (R-Fla.) discussed barriers to bipartisanship in a GU Politics event Tuesday.

Trump Missed Opportunity for Bipartisanship, Former Congressmen Say

President Donald J. Trump has missed multiple opportunities to overcome division and facilitate bipartisan cooperation, former Congressmen David Jolly (R-Fla.) and Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) said in an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday. Murphy, a current GU Politics fellow who served Florida’s 18th[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Huntsman Promotes Bipartisan Dialogue

Huntsman Promotes Bipartisan Dialogue

Former Governor of Utah and U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman promoted a bipartisan approach to resolving foreign and domestic issues to a crowd of about 80 people in Old North Thursday. Huntsman, who serves as the national co-chair of No Labels, an organization dedicated to bipartisan engagement and solution-building,[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
How Sweet The Sound

How Sweet The Sound

Barack Obama’s presidency has had no shortage of hard knocks. An obstinate and childish Congress, very public and embarrassing fumbles (especially of the foreign affairs variety), and a critical and unforgiving media have often left the president looking haggard, defeated and hopeless. His meteoric campaigns and explosive early speeches and[Read More…]

by July 4, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Clinton Reflects on Choices, Hints at Future

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed her new book, “Hard Choices,” at The George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium, which sponsored the event in partnership with Politics and Prose bookstore as part of “The Newsmakers Series” on Friday. “I think we have to ask ourselves what it means today to[Read More…]

by June 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News
PIERRO: U.S. on Road to Divided Government

PIERRO: U.S. on Road to Divided Government

This upcoming presidential election will not be defined by the victory of Obama or Romney. Rather, the congressional elections are what matter most. With polls suggesting an Obama victory alongside major Republican wins in House and Senate races, this country is looking toward four years of divided government. The last[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Longest-Serving Representative Pushes for Bipartisanship

Turns out Georgetown graduates not only get into Congress, they stay there. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has served 29 terms in Congress since he arrived in 1955, and he declared last month that he plans to run for a 30th term as well. As the longest-serving representative currently in Congress,[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments City News, News