Post Tagged with: "GU Politics"

Jeff Mason, president of the White House Correspondents' Association, spoke with The Hoya on his career as a reporter from Germany to Washington, D.C., the organization's advocacy for the White House press pool and the importance of the free press as part of the first GU Politics Correspondents' Dinner on April 20.

GU Politics Hosts Correspondents’ Dinner

Jeff Mason, current White House Correspondents’ Association President, and two former Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service fellows reflected on the role of the White House Correspondents Dinner in D.C. politics at GU Politics’ inaugural Georgetown University Correspondents’ Dinner last night. The night, modeled after the White House Correspondents’[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News

Students Observe Georgia Congressional Campaigns

Six Georgetown University students traveled to Georgia’s 6th Congressional District to observe local campaigns for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s #HoyasInGA trip this month. The three-day trip connected the students to campaign staffers, party leaders and[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Advocates State Values

Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Advocates State Values

The next governor of Virginia must protect the state’s local values and resist President Donald Trump’s federal policies when necessary, argued Tom Perriello, a Democratic Party candidate for Virginia’s governorship Monday night. Speaking at an event sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public Service[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Presidential Speechwriters Reflect on Past Addresses

The address to the joint session of Congress will be President Donald Trump’s opportunity to extend an olive branch to democrats, according to two former presidential speechwriters speaking at a Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy Institute of Politics and Public Service event yesterday afternoon. On the eve of[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Panelists Call for Bipartisan Solution in Syria

Panelists Call for Bipartisan Solution in Syria

To assist those displaced by the Syria’s civil war, the United States must help establish and maintain safe zones in Syria where civilians will not be in danger, according to a bipartisan panel of journalists, advocates, political commentators and politicians in a panel hosted by Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Former White House Director of Communications Jen Psaki

GU Politics Fellows Analyze Changing Political Landscape

In his first week as President of the United States, Donald Trump has changed how the White House communicates to the American people through his frequent tweeting and direct rebuking of media outlets. In light of this new political landscape, the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments City News, News
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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