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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
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA 
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
COURTESY STAND WITH SANDRA
Women’s rights advocate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost to fellow Democrat Ben Allen in her bid to become a California state senator.

Fluke Falls Short in California State Senate Bid

California State Senate candidate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost her race in the state’s 26th District to fellow Democrat and longtime area resident Ben Allen on Tuesday. Fluke received 39 percent of the vote in the runoff election, which pitted the two Democrats against each other as part of California’s[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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The Ballad of Alison Lundergan Grimes

The 2014 United States Senate campaign season is drawing to a close. Doors have been knocked, homes have been called, debates have been scored and the polls are all over the place. The same candidate is being thoroughly trumped in some polls and resting on a comfortable lead in others.[Read More…]

by October 13, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Commentator Calls for Collaborative Government

Commentator Calls for Collaborative Government

Talk show host Chris Matthews spoke about bipartisanshipand political cooperation in Lohrfink Auditorium Thursday evening. The lecture, “Making Politics Work,” was co-sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund and the Tanous Family Endowed Lecture Fund. Matthews, who is known for his hour-long talk show “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” opened the presentation by talking[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
PIERRO: Third Party Appeal the Real Deal

PIERRO: Third Party Appeal the Real Deal

This weekend I visited a friend at the University of Maryland. Her sorority house was buzzing in light of the highly

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Opinion