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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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Conservative author and National Review Online editor Charles Cooke blamed Republican disunity  and President Donald Trump's abrasive demeanor for the party's failure to accomplish policy goals.

Republican ‘Civil War’ Hindering Trump Presidency, Conservative Argues

A lack of policy cohesion plagues the Republican Party and ultimately hinders its productivity and efficiency, Charles Cooke, editor of the conservative publication National Review Online, argued at an event Oct. 26. Cooke discussed the trajectory of the Republican Party, the future of federalism in the United States and the[Read More…]

by October 30, 2017 0 comments Campus 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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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) discussed the future of conservatism and the Republican Party as well as Donald Trump’s success in the 2016 presidential race on Tuesday.

Senator Lee Talks Future of Conservatism, 2016 Election

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) spoke on the key elements of conservative ideology, the urgent need for poverty alleviation and the state of the 2016 presidential election in a discussion hosted by the Georgetown University Institute for Politics and Public Service in Old North on April 12. Lee began his term[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Senator Tim Scott Discusses Future of Republican Party

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) discussed his upbringing and the future of the Republican Party, both within the context of the 2016 election and beyond, at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service in the Healey Family Student Center on Monday. Scott is the first[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Scott Talks Upbringing, Future of GOP

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) discussed his upbringing and the future of the Republican Party, both within the context of the 2016 election and beyond, at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service in the Healey Family Student Center on Monday. Scott is the first[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

The GOP and the Grand Old Papacy

Ask Republicans what they think of Pope Francis and you’ll likely receive strikingly conflicting answers. A recent Gallup survey found that only 45 percent of American conservatives have a favorable view of the pope — down from 72 percent last year. As a Catholic Republican, I find this trend troubling.[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Unconstructive Criticism: ISIS Policy in the GOP Crosshairs

“Weak.” “Misguided.” “An abject failure.” Over the past several months, these criticisms have been hurled at President Barack Obama by an array of pundits and politicians for his policies designed to counter the militant Islamist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. As the 2016 GOP presidential[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
Coming Out Progressive

Coming Out Progressive

Called the civil rights issue of our time, the question of marriage rights for same-sex couples has been at the center of many heated public debates. And though staunch disagreement, especially along partisan lines, has stunted progress on the issue across the country, recent developments have made the outlook of[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion
STIRRETT: To Understand US, Look to VA

STIRRETT: To Understand US, Look to VA

  One only has to cross the Key Bridge to be in one of the most competitive swing states in the country — not only for the presidential election but for the senate race as well, with former Democratic Governor Tim Kaine facing off against former Republican Governor and Senator[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Opinion