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LANDRE: Include Disability in Policy Reform

LANDRE: Include Disability in Policy Reform

American voters see health care as the most important issue facing our country today, according to November’s exit polls. In response, Democratic presidential candidates have promoted versions of Medicare for All and universal health care which, they say, will fix our broken system. Behind the promises, though, is the possibility[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

President Trump Calls for Unity in State of the Union

President Donald Trump called for unity across party divides while remaining firm on hardline stances on immigration in his second State of the Union speech before a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Feb. 5. Members of Congress can move the country forward if they mend division along party[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA University of Virginia professor in the Department of Politics Sidney M. Milkis spoke about decades of political divisions that predicated the outcome of the 2016 presidential election in an event Oct. 15.

Decades of Political Polarization Led to Trump’s Election, Professor Says

Today’s political divisions and partisanship in the United States originate from the fracturing of the moderate political ideology in the 1960s, Sidney M. Milkis, the distinguished teaching professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia, said during an event in the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American to serve in Congress, shared her Georgetown story with students Monday.

First Indian-American Congresswoman Shares Immigrant Experience

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (CAS ’86), a Democrat from Washington, attributed her career and political success to her time as an immigrant and student at Georgetown during a discussion in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Monday. Representing Washington’s 7th district — which includes much of downtown Seattle and its suburbs —[Read More…]

by September 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
MESA & BENNETT: Wrapping Up ‘Federal Fantasy’

MESA & BENNETT: Wrapping Up ‘Federal Fantasy’

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 picking three senators who we believed would be the most influential in this new political arena. Below, we[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VALENTIN: Solidify Platform, Consolidate Support

In France, Italy, Spain, Britain, Austria and now the United States, center-left parties have been losing elections repeatedly and are now in shambles. Stuck between far-right and far-left groups, the center left needs to galvanize new support. The center-left parties across the world need to find ways to reconsolidate and[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Allowing Anger To Drive Change

PETROCHEILOS: Allowing Anger To Drive Change

With the divisive presidential election finally over, many people have expressed their concerns of a Republican executive branch combined with a Republican-controlled Congress. Rallies against Donald Trump across the country continue to make headlines alongside the Twitter hashtag #notmypresident. Frustrations continue to rise because former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton lost[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Democratic Party Needs Introspection

“What do we do now?” That is the question I know many Hoyas and millions of Americans across this country are asking themselves in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s victory in last week’s presidential election. For many, the results of the election came as a complete surprise. Through all the[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

GU Politics Hosts Last Debate

Georgetown University College Democrats and College Republicans expanded upon key issues from this year’s election cycle during the upperclassman debate in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room on Tuesday. GUCR, GUCD, the Georgetown Program Board and the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service co-sponsored the event to provide[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU College Democrats member Alec Camhi (SFS ’20), left, and GU College Republican Peter Hamilton member (SFS ’20) represented their respective clubs at the annual “Freshman Debate.” Student Democrats have supported Clinton, while Republicans are conflicted over Trump.

Democrats Stand by Clinton for 2016 Election

A majority of the Georgetown University College Democrats have thrown their support and endorsement behind Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after a primary season that saw many Georgetown students back Clinton’s formal rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) GUCD Chair Mattie Haag (COL ’18) said the club is actively supporting Clinton[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top