Post Tagged with: "republican"


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
Coulter Speech Amuses, Offends

Coulter Speech Amuses, Offends

Students who attended Ann Coulter’s speech Thursday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium came with a range of expectations. Some, like Dan Galloway (COL ’13) attended the event because they find Coulter entertaining. Sam Greco (SFS ’15), a moderate conservative, came to hear her comments on economic policy. Anwesha Banerjee (COL ’13),[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Mitch Daniels Talks Fiscal Sense

Speaking to an overflowing crowd in Riggs Library Friday, Governor Mitch Daniels (R-Ind.) emphasized the importance of dealing with America’s debt crisis. Before beginning, Daniels applauded those in attendance for their dedication to politics on a Friday night and for “not being nearly as nerdy as I thought you would be.”[Read More…]

by September 26, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News