Post Tagged with: "republican"


The Ballad of Alison Lundergan Grimes

The 2014 United States Senate campaign season is drawing to a close. Doors have been knocked, homes have been called, debates have been scored and the polls are all over the place. The same candidate is being thoroughly trumped in some polls and resting on a comfortable lead in others.[Read More…]

by October 13, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ROSENBERGER: Putting Our Faith in Market Over Dogma

ROSENBERGER: Putting Our Faith in Market Over Dogma

This week, as I opened internet explorer — I’m a profoundly late adopter of technology — I saw several online news articles complaining that Brendan Eich, the CEO of software company Mozilla, had been targeted and criticized for his moral, political and perhaps even religious beliefs. As the drama unfolded[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

McCarthy Speech Faces Protests

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was interrupted by protestors calling for immigration reform Wednesday evening, the second time a congressman’s speech was interrupted at Georgetown this semester. Three activists interrupted Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) during his[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Huntsman Shares Vision for US

Huntsman Shares Vision for US

Jon Huntsman, former presidential candidate, governor and ambassador, discussed his vision for the future of the United States during a speech in Lohrfink Auditorium Tuesday evening. In the aftermath of the Republican Party’s defeat in both 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, Huntsman called for reform, especially regarding social issues. “Let[Read More…]

by April 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Hagel Gains Votes to Potentially Break Filibuster

Georgetown professor and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) has likely secured enough Senate votes to be confirmed as the next secretary of defense after Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) announced his support of the nominee. Shelby’s vote will be the last of the 60 needed to end the Republican filibuster of Hagel’s nomination that began[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments City News, News
PIERRO: Third Party Appeal the Real Deal

PIERRO: Third Party Appeal the Real Deal

This weekend I visited a friend at the University of Maryland. Her sorority house was buzzing in light of the highly

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Scott Brown Urges Bipartisanship

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) emphasized the need for bipartisanship and cooperation in order to solve the country’s pressing issues while addressing a crowd of over 200 students Thursday evening. “What I’ve been trying to do is bring everybody together, Democrats and Republicans, to find those people of good will who care very[Read More…]

by October 14, 2012 0 comments News

Some Conservatives Losing Touch with Social Values

There is no doubt about it: Georgetown has drifted a long way from its Catholic roots. Students, faculty members and even Jesuits, while embracing the Church’s concern for the poor, tend to condemn or ignore the Church’s teachings regarding abortion, gay marriage and the like. This trend naturally reflects the[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Opinion
MILLER: Time to Rethink Guns, Gays, Gestation

MILLER: Time to Rethink Guns, Gays, Gestation

I identify as a Republican, but that doesn’t mean I won’t call my party out when I disagree with it. In fact, I’ll be the first one to say that the GOP is downright wrong about its approach to three issues: guns, gays and gestation. Let’s start with guns. The[Read More…]

by September 11, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Gingrich Talks Social Security

Gingrich Talks Social Security

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich stressed his desire to return the country to its religious values and reform Social Security Wednesday. Gingrich’s talk in Gaston Hall sparked a protest on Copley Lawn that drew about 20 students chanting and holding signs. At[Read More…]

by March 28, 2012 0 comments News