Post Tagged with: "democratic party"

@JACK EVANS WARD 2/TWITTER | Washington, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) was asked to resign after allegations that he abused his role in government to obtain corporate deals surfaced Feb. 28.

Open Letter Calls for DC Councilmember’s Resignation

An open letter requesting Washington, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) step down as National Committeeman of the D.C. Democratic Party was published March 6, following allegations that he misused his position to solicit corporate deals. Evans is the councilmember who represents the neighbourhoods including Georgetown, Dupont Circle and Foggy[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Kristen Day, director of Democrats for Life of America, argued the Democratic Party should be the "pro-life" party.

Democratic Party Should Welcome Anti-Abortion Dialogue, Advocate Argues

The Democratic Party’s national political agenda should not exclude anti-abortion dialogue, argued the executive director of Democrats for Life of America, an anti-abortion advocacy group, during a Georgetown University Right to Life discussion Nov. 9. The event, titled “Pro-life Across the Aisle,” featured Kristen Day, DFLA’s executive director, speaking with[Read More…]

by November 13, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American to serve in Congress, shared her Georgetown story with students Monday.

First Indian-American Congresswoman Shares Immigrant Experience

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (CAS ’86), a Democrat from Washington, attributed her career and political success to her time as an immigrant and student at Georgetown during a discussion in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Monday. Representing Washington’s 7th district — which includes much of downtown Seattle and its suburbs —[Read More…]

by September 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Is America Ready for a Cup of Joe?

Is America Ready for a Cup of Joe?

While the Republican field has grown to a sizable 17 candidates, the Democratic field has remained relatively small. According to recent polls, Hillary Clinton continues to hold a lead over Bernie Sanders, while Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee, and Jim Webb have successfully made themselves barely detectable as candidates for president.[Read More…]

by August 11, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MAIN: Finding an Alternative to Hillary Before 2016

MAIN: Finding an Alternative to Hillary Before 2016

There’s no more loathsome practice in political journalism than speculation about possible candidates for elections two, even four, years in advance. Bland, meaningless statements by important politicians are opined on endlessly, and every trip to Iowa or New Hampshire is considered a bid for the presidency. This view of politics[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
STIRRETT: To Understand US, Look to VA

STIRRETT: To Understand US, Look to VA

  One only has to cross the Key Bridge to be in one of the most competitive swing states in the country — not only for the presidential election but for the senate race as well, with former Democratic Governor Tim Kaine facing off against former Republican Governor and Senator[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Congressman Talks Israeli Policy

Congressman Talks Israeli Policy

Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) spoke about human rights and the stability of Israeli democracy in Copley Formal Lounge Monday night. Frank has represented Massachussetts’ fourth congressional district since 1980 and is the first openly gay member of Congress. His speech was the first event in Israel Week, which is sponsored[Read More…]

by November 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News