Post Tagged with: "Donald Trump"

BENNETT: Salò 2016, Or Sadists At the Poll

DVD STACKS, LAUINGER LIBRARY— I have been delaying a column on the election for some time now. I wanted to see who the real players were going to be. But now, following Trump’s March on Rome — no, Cleveland — it seems appropriate to address how a racist authoritarian demagogue[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Trump Declares Plan to Open DC Office

Presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump announced plans to open a new campaign office for senior staff in Washington, D.C., on March 29, amid concerns over his ability to procure the necessary delegates to win the Republican presidential nomination. The specific location and opening date for the office have not[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
WTop, Supporters line up for the DC Republican Primary on March 12. Sen.Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) won in the district with 37.3 percent of the vote.

Rubio Wins DC Republican Primary, Drops Out of Race

The Washington, D.C., Republican primary culminated in a victory for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) after local Republicans took to Loews Madison Hotel to vote March 12. Despite his win in the District, Rubio suspended his presidential campaign March 16 after losing the primary in his home state of Florida to[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Trump: When the Joke Goes Sour

Unless the underside of a rock has been your home for the past several months, you know that Donald Trump was just endorsed by KKK member David Duke and that his current polling position all but guarantees that he will win the Republican nomination for the presidency with a strong[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - 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

America: A Nation of Immigrants?

On July 4, 2014, President Obama spoke to a crowd of soon-to-be American citizens and delivered what has become an old adage in United States political rhetoric: “America is and always has been a nation of immigrants.” For many people, that statement rings true: Spaniards, Frenchmen and Englishmen sailing across[Read More…]

by October 29, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion

Gun Control Questions Arise Again in the Face of Tragedy

Ten lives were cut short this month in a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. In the wake of the tragedy, the Obama administration issued a response to gun violence that has never been seen before. This administration argues for the need for a staunch and unwavering commitment to[Read More…]

by October 25, 2015 2 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Potomac Conservancy launched a petition in July calling for Trump National Golf Club to replace 500 trees removed from the riverbank during its 2010 construction and has since garnered more than 6,000 signatures.

Petition Targets Trump Golf Club

Environmentalist group Potomac Conservancy launched an online petition this summer in protest of Trump National Golf Club’s 2010 decision to remove 465 trees along the Potomac River, claiming this construction has severely damaged the surrounding environment. Donald Trump, a leading Republican presidential candidate and businessman, purchased 800 acres from Loudoun[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top