Post Tagged with: "GU Politics"

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

GU Politics Hosts Debate Party

The great room of the Healey Family Student Center was packed with around 500 students Monday night for a watch party of the first debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The watch party, hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service,[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GU Politics Features Mike Rogers as Exit Interview Counterpoint

Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) criticized President Barack Obama’s administration’s reticence in foreign policy during Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s national security “Exit Interview” counterpoint event Sept. 23 in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. GU Politics, a subset of the McCourt School of Public Policy, presents[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Evan McMullin Discusses 2016 Presidential Run

Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin advocated for an American interventionist policy abroad at a Sept. 20 speech hosted by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public Service, which was followed by a question-and-answer session. Hosted in the Healey Family Student Center, McMullin’s remarks, entitled “A New[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Panel Examines Media, Public Distrust in 2016 Election

During this year’s unconventional election season, the media is subject to a barrage of public distrust, according to a panel event organized by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and the School of Continuing Studies on Monday. Moderated by independent journalist and Professor Linda Kramer Jenning, the panel[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top