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Democrats Boast Strong Youth Support

The generalization of colleges as being bastions of liberalism is a stereotype that’s here to stay at 37th and O streets. A March 28 Gallup poll indicated a growth in youth identifying an affinity for the Democratic Party, currently resting at 53 percent. The Democratic Party’s attraction to students is[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
McAuliffe Prevails in Virginia

McAuliffe Prevails in Virginia

Democrat Terry McAuliffe (LAW ’84) won the race for governor of Virginia by fewer than three percentage points against Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R-Va.) Tuesday night. The results for attorney general are contested. McAuliffe won by 55,737 votes, a much narrower margin than predicted by polls, leading many to[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments City News, News

GOP Has Moral High Ground in Shutdown Fight

It has been alleged that the Republicans in the House of Representatives are holding the country hostage by refusing to approve any budget fully funding Obamacare. This accusation is an absurd calumny, which deserves nothing less than to be discounted as the falsehood it is. The only excuse for such[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
An Immature Strategy

An Immature Strategy

Everyone had “that” friend as a kid. You know who I’m talking about. The one who demanded a re-do after tossing a football straight to the other team because “the sun was in my eyes!” The one who rewrote the rules to cops and robbers every time he got tagged.[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion

HOLLANDER: Politicizing Appointments a Losing Game for All

This week’s announcement that former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers was withdrawing his name from consideration to become the next Federal Reserve Chairman didn’t surprise anyone. However, it marks a disturbing trend of nominations becoming major political footballs — often without clear reason — before they are even made. Summers,[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Dems Shouldn’t Fear Filibuster Fallout

Watch a modern political newscast, then tell me with a straight face that we haven’t returned to the1950s. A former American intelligence worker is sparking international intrigue by hiding out in Moscow. A controversial trial in a Southern state has sparked nationwide racial unrest. Perhaps most frighteningly, we spent half[Read More…]

by July 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Dems to Honor Former DNC Chair

Georgetown University College Democrats will honor former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee Terry McAuliffe (LAW ’84) as Alumnus of the Year on Monday. Before entering politics, McAuliffe, the 2013 Democratic nominee for governor of Virginia, worked in the private sector as a businessman and entrepreneur. He was the co-chairman[Read More…]

by April 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

New Releases

‘Suit & Tie’ | Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z 5/5 Stars It was a great couple weeks for comebacks, and none could be better than the return of JT. His first new song in six years features Jay-Z, no less. The song shows off Timberlake’s incredible vocal range, hitting both high[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

STIRRETT: Demographic Shifts Shake GOP

This past week, Barack Obama became the first president since Franklin Roosevelt to be re-elected with relatively high levels of unemployment. His win and the Democrats’ resounding victories are testaments to the skill of the Obama campaign as well as some long-term chances in American demographics. Matt Yglesias had a great blog[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Plot Thickens for Republican Narrative

As last Tuesday’s election results made clear, over $1 billion in campaigning spending created 17 minutes of election night uncertainty. Last Tuesday, Fox News called the presidential election at 11:17 p.m. — 17 minutes after it called the 2008 election. This wake-up call to the Republican Party came 17 minutes[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Opinion