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Politicians Should Debate the Deficit

I just survived — barely — an interview for a student organization at Georgetown. On the bright side, I didn’t have to channel my innerRick Perry by uttering “oops” after a monumental brain freeze. I never said I saw a UFO as Dennis Kucinich did in the 2007 Democratic presidential[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy April 12.

As 2016 Campaigning Begins, Students Support Candidates

Along with the recent announcements of several 2016 presidential campaigns, Georgetown students with experience working with both Democratic and Republican candidates have expressed optimism about the future of the race. Jenna Galper (COL ’17) previously worked with the Ready for Hillary political action committee, and expressed excitement about Clinton’s campaign,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Women’s rights advocate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost to fellow Democrat Ben Allen in her bid to become a California state senator.

Fluke Falls Short in California State Senate Bid

California State Senate candidate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost her race in the state’s 26th District to fellow Democrat and longtime area resident Ben Allen on Tuesday. Fluke received 39 percent of the vote in the runoff election, which pitted the two Democrats against each other as part of California’s[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News

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
Commentator Calls for Collaborative Government

Commentator Calls for Collaborative Government

Talk show host Chris Matthews spoke about bipartisanshipand political cooperation in Lohrfink Auditorium Thursday evening. The lecture, “Making Politics Work,” was co-sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund and the Tanous Family Endowed Lecture Fund. Matthews, who is known for his hour-long talk show “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” opened the presentation by talking[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Campus 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
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

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