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H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) visits Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to express concerns over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

HFC President Urges Senators to Block SCOTUS Nominee

H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) is publicly pressing Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) in a push to stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation by visiting the senators’ offices multiple times a week. Brett Kavanaugh, United States Circuit Judge of the United[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Stresses Need for Unity in Democratic Party

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Stresses Need for Unity in Democratic Party

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) expressed the importance of a unified Democratic Party moving forward at a student town hall hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service and the McCourt School of Public Policy on Tuesday morning in Gaston Hall. Pelosi currently serves as[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News - Top
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Georgetown undergraduate Will Haskell (COL '18) campaigned door-to-door over spring break after launching his bid for the Connecticut state Senate.

Defying Trump, Georgetown Senior Launches Bid for Connecticut State Senate

With only two months left in his undergraduate career, Will Haskell (COL ’18) has set his sights on an ambitious new job: Connecticut state senator. Haskell declared his intent to run as a Democrat for the state Senate seat March 1. A member of the Georgetown Chimes a capella group[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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At 21 years-old, Rinaudo would become the youngest member of the U.S. House of Representatives, if elected.

Young Democrat Pursues Life of Politics After Georgetown

When Kyle Rinaudo (SFS ’17) threw his cap in the air last May to signify the end of his undergraduate education, he had no idea he would soon be running to represent Georgia’s 35th District in the state House of Representatives. If elected, the 21-year-old Acworth, Ga. native would become[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 5 comments City News, News, News - Top
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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
MESA & BENNETT: Rooting for an Underdog Upset

MESA & BENNETT: Rooting for an Underdog Upset

In March of 2013, a little-known school by the name of Wichita State University made a historic run in the annual NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Entering as a No. 9 seed team, the Shockers triumphed over No. 8 seed Pittsburgh, No. 1 seed Gonzaga, No. 13 seed La Salle and[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VALENTIN: Immigration Policy Weakens the Left

“Controls on Immigration.” These words, written on Britain’s Labour Party mugs, wreaked havoc in the 2015 general election. The Twitter storm that followed revealed the taboo surrounding immigration in leftist parties. For many supporters, anti-immigration positions have no place in social-left parties, yet it is becoming clear that the left[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Politics Are Nasty, But This Is Too Far

A few weeks ago, the Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted a mock Iowa caucus event where students could go and learn how caucusing works while advocating for their favorite presidential candidates. After hearing experts from both sides of the political aisle explain the process, the room was divided[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Politicians Should Debate the Deficit

I just survived — barely — an interview for a student organization at Georgetown. On the bright side, I didn’t have to channel my innerRick Perry by uttering “oops” after a monumental brain freeze. I never said I saw a UFO as Dennis Kucinich did in the 2007 Democratic presidential[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy April 12.

As 2016 Campaigning Begins, Students Support Candidates

Along with the recent announcements of several 2016 presidential campaigns, Georgetown students with experience working with both Democratic and Republican candidates have expressed optimism about the future of the race. Jenna Galper (COL ’17) previously worked with the Ready for Hillary political action committee, and expressed excitement about Clinton’s campaign,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top