Post Tagged with: "Bernie Sanders"

Membership in D.C.'s chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America has surged since last October.

Recruitment Surges for Local Democratic Socialists Since Election

The Washington, D.C. chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America has grown to a current membership of around 1,000 members from 200 last October. The membership surge can be attributed to the strong showing by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary as well as President Donald[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Adjunct Assistant Professor Donna Brazile will serve as interim chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Adjunct Professor Donna Brazile Appointed as Interim Chair of DNC

Donna Brazile, an adjunct assistant professor in the Georgetown women’s and gender studies program, will serve as interim chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee following the resignation of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) amid a leaked email scandal. Brazile, a veteran political strategist who has served as the DNC’s vice[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bernie or Bust: Self-Serving and Self-Destructive

The degree to which the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has benefited the Democratic Party cannot be overstated. Rather than constituting a slumber-inducing coronation ceremony with the presence of competitors requisite only to crown the head of the triumphant, the primary process has instead witnessed an invigoration at[Read More…]

by June 26, 2016 9 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Young Progressives: Do Not Drop the Ball

In light of last week’s debate between Democratic presidential candidates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) about who is qualified to be president, I think it is fair to say the level of vitriol between progressives in the Democratic nomination fight has reached 2008-like levels.[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Precarious Proposals of Bernie Sanders

Our generation loves Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). In most polls, Senator Sanders wins close to 85 percent of democratic voters aged 18 to 29, and around 60 percent of those aged 33 to 44. Sanders has drawn, with striking regularity, crowds of over 100,000 people. I personally felt the energy[Read More…]

After the D.C. Democratic Party did not submit Sanders’ name to the D.C. Board of Election, an activist filed a legal motion to keep his name from the ballot.

Sanders Cut From Ballot, D.C. Council Holds Vote

old an emergency vote to determine whether or not to include Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) name on the Democratic Party ballot for D.C.’s June 14 primary after the party submitted the candidate’s registration paperwork one day after the March 16 deadline. In order to be added to the primary ballot,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Iowa Caucus Kicks Off Unpredictable Election

Over 300,000 people turned out to vote at the Iowa caucus Feb. 1, kicking off the 2016 presidential election season with wins for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, prompting student activists to voice their predictions for an increasingly uncertain election. The Iowa caucus differs[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Students and faculty members gathered at a watch party hosted by IPPS to see the results of the Iowa caucus, with a victory for Cruz and a close call between Clinton and Sanders.

Clinton, Cruz Lead Iowa Caucus

Around 60 Georgetown University students, faculty and members of college political groups gathered for the Iowa caucus watch party in Old North hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday night. The caucus culminated in a Republican Party victory for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-T.X.), whose 27.7[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
Associated Press White House Correspondent Nedra Pickler, center, moderated a discussion on the Iowa caucus with former Deputy White House Political Directors Sara Fagen, left, and Patrick Dillon

Clinton, Rubio Win in Mock Iowa Caucus

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted a simulation of the upcoming Feb. 1 Iowa caucus that culminated with victories for Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. The event, titled the “Iowa Mockus,” featured former Associated Press[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Marco Rubio’s Practical Higher Education Plan

My great-great grandfather emigrated from Italy just before 1900. His father was a weaver from a small town outside of Naples. His grandfather was a cooper. Needless to say, these weren’t lucrative professions. My great-great grandfather settled in New Haven, Connecticut with his few possessions where he worked as a[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top