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COURTESY GU POLITICS | Although this will be the first class of GU Politics fellows to work with students mostly virtually,

GU Politics Announces Fall 2020 Fellows Class, Celebrates 5th Anniversary

By Hansen Lian August 12, 2020

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced its 11th class of fellows, featuring two people who worked on 2020 presidential campaigns as well as four other experienced figures in...

BERNIE SANDERS/FACEBOOK | Students expressed both praise and concerns over Bernie Sanders leading the Democratic primary.

Students Review 2020 Democrats, Criticize Primary Process

By Charlotte Rosenblum February 28, 2020

The 2020 Democratic primary and 2020 presidential election represent the first national elections in which many current Georgetown University students are eligible to vote. Nominating a candidate who...

SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA | Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)

7 Candidates Kick Off Day 1 of Climate Forum 2020

By Hoya Staff September 20, 2019

The two-day Climate Forum 2020, hosted by Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, Our Daily Planet, MSNBC and New York Magazine, kicked off in Gaston Hall on Sept. 19. Thursday’s schedule...

JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA | Entrepreneur Andrew Yang

Forum Spurs Student Engagement on Climate Change Conversation

By Myroslav and Amy Li September 20, 2019

Crowds of enthusiastic students excited to catch a glimpse of seven 2020 Democratic presidential candidates waited in line outside Gaston Hall for the first day of the Climate Forum 2020 on Sept. 19. On...

GU Professor Publishes Paper, Opposes Tax on Wall Street

GU Professor Publishes Paper, Opposes Tax on Wall Street

By Grace Buono September 20, 2019

The implementation of financial transaction taxes by the federal government would put a strain on savings and investment accounts of middle-income Americans, according to a paper written by Georgetown...

MSNBC and the Georgetown University Institute of Policy and Public Service will host 11 presidential candidates in Gaston Hall on Sept. 19 and 20. | GU POLITICS

GU Politics Climate Change Forum To Host Presidential Candidates

By Meredith Miller August 29, 2019

Eleven presidential candidates will examine climate change issues in a town hall-style forum hosted by Georgetown and major media outlets on Sept. 19 and 20. The series of one-hour events, open...

Membership in D.C.s chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America has surged since last October.

Recruitment Surges for Local Democratic Socialists Since Election

By Deepika Jonnalagadda November 2, 2017

The Washington, D.C. chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America has grown to a current membership of around 1,000 members from 200 last October. The membership surge can be attributed to the strong...

Georgetown Adjunct Assistant Professor Donna Brazile will serve as interim chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Adjunct Professor Donna Brazile Appointed as Interim Chair of DNC

By Jack Lynch July 26, 2016

Donna Brazile, an adjunct assistant professor in the Georgetown women’s and gender studies program, will serve as interim chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee following the resignation...

Bernie or Bust: Self-Serving and Self-Destructive

By Matthew Gregory June 26, 2016

The degree to which the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has benefited the Democratic Party cannot be overstated. Rather than constituting a slumber-inducing coronation ceremony with...

Young Progressives: Do Not Drop the Ball

By Emma Iannini April 12, 2016

In light of last week’s debate between Democratic presidential candidates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) about who is qualified to be president, I think it...

The Precarious Proposals of Bernie Sanders

By Isaiah Fleming-Klink April 8, 2016

Our generation loves Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). In most polls, Senator Sanders wins close to 85 percent of democratic voters aged 18 to 29, and around 60 percent of those aged 33 to 44. Sanders has drawn,...

After the D.C. Democratic Party did not submit Sanders’ name to the D.C. Board of Election, an activist filed a legal motion to keep his name from the ballot.

Sanders Cut From Ballot, D.C. Council Holds Vote

By Matthew Riley April 1, 2016

old an emergency vote to determine whether or not to include Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) name on the Democratic Party ballot for D.C.’s June 14 primary after the party submitted the candidate’s...

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