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KEHOE: Focus GOP Efforts on Cities

KEHOE: Focus GOP Efforts on Cities

By Sam Kehoe January 31, 2020

In 2016, white working-class voters in Pennsylvania and Michigan became disenchanted with the Democratic Party and voted red. In coming years, U.S. voters in the heart of big cities may be the next group...

The conversation on tax reform came three weeks after Republicans in the U.S. Senate released their own version of the House of Representatives’ initial tax plan.

GOP Tax Reform Efforts Will Be Successful, Policy Experts Argue

By Paula Hong November 30, 2017

The Republican Party’s current tax reform efforts will be passed into law, three tax policy experts predicted during a Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service discussion on tax cuts Tuesday. Grover...

Tax Bill Could Negatively Affect Graduate Students

By Kara Tippins November 17, 2017

The Republican tax bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday could have a strong negative effect on Georgetown graduate students receiving financial aid. The bill, proposed by House...

Conservative author and National Review Online editor Charles Cooke blamed Republican disunity  and President Donald Trumps abrasive demeanor for the partys failure to accomplish policy goals.

Republican ‘Civil War’ Hindering Trump Presidency, Conservative Argues

By Joe Egler October 30, 2017

A lack of policy cohesion plagues the Republican Party and ultimately hinders its productivity and efficiency, Charles Cooke, editor of the conservative publication National Review Online, argued at an...

MESA & BENNETT: Wrapping Up Federal Fantasy

MESA & BENNETT: Wrapping Up ‘Federal Fantasy’

By Christian Mesa and Aaron Bennett April 27, 2017

In our very first column — amid new Republican control of all three government branches and rapidly changing power structures in Washington, D.C. — we created a game of “Federal Fantasy,” each...

MESA & BENNETT: A House Divided

MESA & BENNETT: A House Divided

By Aaron Bennett and Christian Mesa March 31, 2017

One thing the two of us share is a love of the Los Angeles Lakers. Once a source of pride for the fans, the team has fallen from relevance to the point where fans no longer identify as such. Since Kobe...

MESA & BENNETT: The GOP’s Tom Brady Test

By Christian Mesa and Aaron Bennett February 3, 2017

In history, there are make-or-break moments. After New England Patriots star quarterback Drew Bledsoe suffered internal bleeding in week two of the 2001 season, the team relied on baby-faced Tom Brady,...

Scott Talks Upbringing, Future of GOP

By Tala al Rajjal April 12, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) discussed his upbringing and the future of the Republican Party, both within the context of the 2016 election and beyond, at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Institute...

The GOP and the Grand Old Papacy

By Richie Mullaney September 24, 2015

Ask Republicans what they think of Pope Francis and you’ll likely receive strikingly conflicting answers. A recent Gallup survey found that only 45 percent of American conservatives have a favorable...

GOP Debate Drinking Game

GOP Debate Drinking Game

By Sydney Bolling and Sydney Bolling September 16, 2015

Being back on the Hilltop means a lot of different things. For many of our newer Hoyas it means new friends, new clubs and new social interaction. But being here in D.C. makes one thing unavoidable: Politics....

Unconstructive Criticism: ISIS Policy in the GOP Crosshairs

By Matthew Gregory June 25, 2015

“Weak.” “Misguided.” “An abject failure.” Over the past several months, these criticisms have been hurled at President Barack Obama by an array of pundits and politicians for his policies...

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With GOP Resurgence, A More Adaptive Party

By Ellie Valencia November 7, 2014

If you were among those double-checking that your midterm was going to be graded on a curve, you’re most likely one of two things: an orgo student or a Republican. For those of you who somehow...

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