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Jose Diaz-Balart, a Telemundo newscaster and former fellow with the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, is founding an internship fund with the institute.

GU Politics Launches Internship Fund With Telemundo and Former Fellow

Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School of Public Policy plans to partner with the television network Telemundo to launch a stipend program to award six students $3,000 grants for unpaid summer internships in politics, media, government, public service or journalism. José Díaz-Balart, a fall 2017[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News
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The conversation on tax reform came three weeks after Republicans in the U.S. Senate released their own version of the House of Representatives’ initial tax plan.

GOP Tax Reform Efforts Will Be Successful, Policy Experts Argue

The Republican Party’s current tax reform efforts will be passed into law, three tax policy experts predicted during a Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service discussion on tax cuts Tuesday. Grover Norquist, president of anti-tax advocacy group Americans for Tax Reform; Tony Sayegh, an assistant secretary for the United[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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
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RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel discussed the Republican Party's future in a GU Politics event.

RNC Chairwoman Discusses Future of Republican Party

Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel spoke to students Tuesday night about the party’s goals for gaining millennials’ support and current issues including the recent end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The event was hosted in the Healey Family Student Center by the Georgetown University Institute[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Q&A: GU Politics Fellows Talk Current Climate and the Semester Ahead

Hannah Urtz is a staff writer for The Hoya. The fourth class of Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service’s fellows includes five resident experts in politics, government and media, as well as a sixth visiting fellow, José Díaz-Balart, the anchor of NBC Nightly News Saturday and Telemundo News. The[Read More…]

by September 11, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Former Obama communications director Jen Psaki, left, and former Trump communications director, right, discuss their respective experiences in the White House.

Media Narrative Difficult to Control, Former White House Comms Directors Say

Emma Kotfica is a staff writer for The Hoya. President Donald Trump’s habit of communicating his unfiltered perspectives to the public through Twitter poses a unique challenge for the White House communications team, according to former White House Communications Director Mike Dubke. At an event hosted by the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
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GU Politics Introduces Fall Semester Fellows

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced their fall 2017 class of Fellows last Wednesday, showcasing a diverse group of six policy and media experts from across the political spectrum. The fellows include Ron Bonjean, former top spokesman for the speaker of the house and the senate majority[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
#HoyasInUK Reflect On British Election

#HoyasInUK Reflect On British Election

LONDON — We hunkered down in the only pub in Notting Hill, London, that could accommodate 12 diners at one table and would change the TV station to BBC for the 10 p.m. British general election exit polls. The group of us, deemed the #HoyasInUK, had just spent the past[Read More…]

by July 18, 2017 0 comments City News, Features, News
Ossoff Narrowly Misses Victory in Georgia 6th

Ossoff Narrowly Misses Victory in Georgia 6th

Jon Ossoff (SFS ’09), a Democratic candidate running for Georgia’s 6th congressional district, is set to face Republican Karen Handel in a June 20 runoff for a seat that has been held by a Republican for nearly four decades. Ossoff earned 48.1 percent of the vote to Handel’s 19.8 percent,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top