Post Tagged with: "GU Politics"

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Multiple monuments, including the Lincoln Memorial, will play host to inauguration weekend events. From a concert with musical performances such as Toby Keith to Three Doors Down, the official swearing-in of President-elect Donald Trump today at 12 p.m has attracted thousands to the District.

Inauguration, Protests Take Center Stage in the District

President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration today sees a tepid welcome from both the Georgetown and greater Washington, D.C. community, with wounds still unhealed 11 weeks after the divisive presidential election. In addition to the official inauguration events, this weekend will see several protests in response to Trump’s presidency, including the Women’s[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
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David Simas, assistant to the president, argued that Republicans in Congress challenged President Barack Obama’s desire to collaborate during his term Wednesday.

Advisor Praises Obama Collaboration

  President Barack Obama’s collaborative tendencies were put to the test by noncompliant Republicans in Congress during his second term, according to David Simas, assistant to the president and director of the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach at the White House, at a discussion Wednesday. The Republican-majority Congress has[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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At the White House early Wednesday morning, hundreds gathered to protest or celebrate Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton on Tuesday.

Trump Victory Shocks Campus, DC

Georgetown students protested President-elect Donald Trump’s victory over former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton early Wednesday morning in front of the White House and the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C., later that evening. Students made their way down to the White House as early as 12 a.m. Wednesday morning, as it[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Election Day: Students Gather at the White House

Election Day: Students Gather at the White House

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton on Election Day resulted in Georgetown University students congregating early Wednesday morning in front of the White House. Georgetown students made their way down to the White House as early as 12 a.m., before it was clear Trump would win,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GU Politics Hosts Last Debate

Georgetown University College Democrats and College Republicans expanded upon key issues from this year’s election cycle during the upperclassman debate in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room on Tuesday. GUCR, GUCD, the Georgetown Program Board and the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service co-sponsored the event to provide[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

US Health Secretary Defends Affordable Care Act

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell defended the increase of Affordable Care Act midlevel premiums by an average of 25 percent next year, citing the benefits of the health care program for millions of Americans who were uninsured in 2010 in Gaston Hall on Wednesday.[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Millennial Mindset Panel Examines 2016 Election

Millennial Mindset Panel Examines 2016 Election

Public policy experts and veterans of the 2016 presidential primary campaigns characterized the newest generation of voters as the most coveted and elusive demographic in the presidential election cycle during a panel discussion held Monday in the Rafik B. Hariri Building. The event, titled “The Millennial Mindset: Millennials, the Economy,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Experts Discuss Final Debate

The majority of students agreed that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was the winner of the final presidential debate Wednesday at a watch party in the Healey Family Student Center. Hosted by Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service and co-sponsored by Georgetown’s College Democrats, College Republicans and the Independent[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discussed a national data collection program in her “Exit Interview.”

Lynch Backs Police Database

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch expressed her support for a recently announced program that will collect information on the lethal use of police force as well as create the first national database for lethal and nonlethal interactions in Gaston Hall yesterday. The speech marked the first time Lynch publicly announced[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GU Votes Registers Students

GU Votes Registers Students

Last Wednesday and Thursday, the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service voter registration initiative, GU Votes, registered more than 1,000 students to vote as part of its “Storm the Dorm” event. The drive helped students request their absentee ballots at dorms across campus. The student-led initiative is now[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top