Post Tagged with: "Republicans"

DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA University of Virginia professor in the Department of Politics Sidney M. Milkis spoke about decades of political divisions that predicated the outcome of the 2016 presidential election in an event Oct. 15.

Decades of Political Polarization Led to Trump’s Election, Professor Says

Today’s political divisions and partisanship in the United States originate from the fracturing of the moderate political ideology in the 1960s, Sidney M. Milkis, the distinguished teaching professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia, said during an event in the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Tax Bill Could Negatively Affect Graduate Students

The Republican tax bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday could have a strong negative effect on Georgetown graduate students receiving financial aid. The bill, proposed by House Republicans on Nov. 2, is aimed at reshaping the tax code, including reducing the number of income tax brackets from[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 1 comment City News, News
RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA
The Republican tax plan unveiled in the House of Representatives on Thursday would make higher education less affordable.

Republican Tax Plan Could Raise Higher Education Costs

Two education-related tax benefits would be eliminated by a tax bill unveiled by House Republicans yesterday, changes that could make higher education less affordable if the bill passes in its current form. The bill, which would lower the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, consolidate seven income[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

MESA & BENNETT: The GOP’s Tom Brady Test

In history, there are make-or-break moments. After New England Patriots star quarterback Drew Bledsoe suffered internal bleeding in week two of the 2001 season, the team relied on baby-faced Tom Brady, a second-year quarterback with no professional experience. He proceeded to lead the team to a Super Bowl victory that[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Francois Valentin

VALENTIN: Necessity of Naming Our Threats

Words matter, especially when you are a president. The presidency of George W. Bush was packed with blunders and poor word choices, many of which have remained the object of ridicule long after his term. However, while leaders must understand the consequences of their phrasing, they should not be discouraged[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

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
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) addressed a full Gaston Hall on Wednesday at a town hall-style event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, stressing the importance of voter engagement among millennials.

Ryan Calls for Millennial Support

Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) advocated for millennials voting for the Republican party in the upcoming presidential election in a town hall-style event hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. In his address, Ryan made the case for[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Stereotypes Hide A Complex World

Since he swept through the polls on Super Tuesday, Donald Trump has been on track to win the Republican nomination. The fact that he has received so much support is concerning because it proves that U.S. citizens hold similar racial prejudices. As a foreign exchange student from Japan, this both[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Too Conservative?

Too Conservative?

The Republican party seems more dysfunctional than usual as of late, from difficulty passing a bland transportation bill to the farcical polling lead of Donald Trump.  Nothing reveals the fissures within the party more clearly than the recent dissention of Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), a very conservative party member who,[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
How Sweet The Sound

How Sweet The Sound

Barack Obama’s presidency has had no shortage of hard knocks. An obstinate and childish Congress, very public and embarrassing fumbles (especially of the foreign affairs variety), and a critical and unforgiving media have often left the president looking haggard, defeated and hopeless. His meteoric campaigns and explosive early speeches and[Read More…]

by July 4, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top