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Poli Sci for the Average Guy: Philippines & Filibusters

Poli Sci for the Average Guy: Philippines & Filibusters

By Harper Weissburg and Harper Weissburg November 25, 2013

We realize that national and international political events play a crucial role in our education and dialogue here at Georgetown. We also realize how terrifying it can be when someone talks about a current...

Dems Shouldn’t Fear Filibuster Fallout

By Pat Curran July 18, 2013

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...

Hagel Gains Votes to Potentially Break Filibuster

By Katherine Seevers February 22, 2013

Georgetown professor and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) has likely secured enough Senate votes to be confirmed as the next secretary of defense after Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) announced his support...

DREAM Act Voted Down; GU Supporters Disenchanted

By Caitlin Mac Neal December 19, 2010

The U.S. Senate fell short of the votes needed to pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, which had the vocal support of many Georgetown students and administrators. The DREAM...

Republican Filibuster Halts DREAM Act

By Carly Timm-Bijold September 24, 2010

Defeating a measure hotly anticipated by immigration reformers, the U.S. Senate voted Tuesday against closing debate on a bill containing the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, after...

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