Post Tagged with: "republican"

Republican’s Regressive Attitude Hits a Little Too Close to Home

Congress is back for the 112th session, and the post-election calls for working together are the hot thing around Washington. Both parties say they want to get along on taxes, spending cuts and most importantly, the health (Obama) care bill. That’s right: In two short years, Republicans and Democrats say[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Aid to Haiti Should Not Be Political

The amount of money the United States pledged last spring in emergency aid to Haiti following the devastating earthquake: $1.15 billion. The amount of money that has since gone to Haiti to assist in the aftermath of the tragedy: $0. It has been nearly nine months since the disaster in[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Obstructionism Not the End Goal

With a liberal president and an overwhelmingly Democratic Congress, the Republicans have struggled to find a new role in government. Greatly marginalized, the GOP redefined itself by its staunch opposition to the Democrats’ policies. As the Republican Party continues to move rightward, it has made a point to fight the[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Warming Up to Tea Party’s Civic Involvement

Until recently I had never quite clicked with the Tea Party. In virtually every Republican primary featuring the media-constructed narrative of an “establishment” candidate versus a Tea Party insurgent, my allegiances had rested with the former. I backed Trey Grayson over Rand Paul in Kentucky, Sue Lowden over Sharron Angle[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Republican Filibuster Halts DREAM Act

Defeating a measure hotly anticipated by immigration reformers, the U.S. Senate voted Tuesday against closing debate on a bill containing the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, after failing to break a Republican-led filibuster. The result was a disappointment to many cultural and political groups on campus, as[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Youngest Congressman Offers Fresh Take on GOP Politics

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), the youngest member of Congress and voted “hottest freshman” by readers of The Huffington Post, spoke to students Wednesday evening in the Intercultural Center about his fast track to Congress, his experience as a first-time senator and his views on the current state of the Republican[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News