Post Tagged with: "Donald Trump"

Students and faculty members gathered at a watch party hosted by IPPS to see the results of the Iowa caucus, with a victory for Cruz and a close call between Clinton and Sanders.

Clinton, Cruz Lead Iowa Caucus

Around 60 Georgetown University students, faculty and members of college political groups gathered for the Iowa caucus watch party in Old North hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday night. The caucus culminated in a Republican Party victory for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-T.X.), whose 27.7[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
Associated Press White House Correspondent Nedra Pickler, center, moderated a discussion on the Iowa caucus with former Deputy White House Political Directors Sara Fagen, left, and Patrick Dillon

Clinton, Rubio Win in Mock Iowa Caucus

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted a simulation of the upcoming Feb. 1 Iowa caucus that culminated with victories for Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. The event, titled the “Iowa Mockus,” featured former Associated Press[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

America: A Nation of Immigrants?

On July 4, 2014, President Obama spoke to a crowd of soon-to-be American citizens and delivered what has become an old adage in United States political rhetoric: “America is and always has been a nation of immigrants.” For many people, that statement rings true: Spaniards, Frenchmen and Englishmen sailing across[Read More…]

by October 29, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion

Gun Control Questions Arise Again in the Face of Tragedy

Ten lives were cut short this month in a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. In the wake of the tragedy, the Obama administration issued a response to gun violence that has never been seen before. This administration argues for the need for a staunch and unwavering commitment to[Read More…]

by October 25, 2015 2 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Potomac Conservancy launched a petition in July calling for Trump National Golf Club to replace 500 trees removed from the riverbank during its 2010 construction and has since garnered more than 6,000 signatures.

Petition Targets Trump Golf Club

Environmentalist group Potomac Conservancy launched an online petition this summer in protest of Trump National Golf Club’s 2010 decision to remove 465 trees along the Potomac River, claiming this construction has severely damaged the surrounding environment. Donald Trump, a leading Republican presidential candidate and businessman, purchased 800 acres from Loudoun[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
NGUYEN: Mind the Trump Bump

NGUYEN: Mind the Trump Bump

Ever since the fateful day when Donald Trump took the lead in the Republican presidential polls, it has seemed as though every major news network cannot go a day without feigning bewilderment at that fact. I say “feigning” because the media are largely responsible for Trump’s polling success, more so[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Odd Man Out

The Odd Man Out

In retrospect, the summer of 2015 will belong to Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate has enthralled both the media and the nation with his bombastic rhetoric and unabashed dismissal of political correctness. His platform on immigration, specifically, has alienated millions of Hispanic residents and thrown reason and logic out[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Too Conservative?

Too Conservative?

The Republican party seems more dysfunctional than usual as of late, from difficulty passing a bland transportation bill to the farcical polling lead of Donald Trump.  Nothing reveals the fissures within the party more clearly than the recent dissention of Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), a very conservative party member who,[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Donald Trump’s Political Peacocking

Donald Trump’s Political Peacocking

“I’m really rich.” “I give a lot of money away to charities and other things.” “I think I’m actually a nice person.” “I will be the greatest jobs president that God ever created.” These smug and self-important declarations bounced off the walls at Trump Tower as the (possibly paid?) audience[Read More…]

by June 20, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Trump Opts for DC Hotel

Trump Opts for DC Hotel

Donald Trump may be moving closer to the White House — with his acquisition of the Old Post Office Pavilion on Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The Trump Organization, which owns the Trump National Golf Club Washington, D.C., and Trump Winery — the largest winery on the East Coast in nearby Charlottesville,[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News