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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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REP. CAROLYN B. MALONEY/FACEBOOK | A national womens history museum would honor the untold stories of women throughout U.S. history, according to Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), who introduced a bill to establish a Smithsonian womens history museum in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 28.

Bills to Establish a Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Introduced in Congress

By Harrison McBride April 4, 2019

Bills proposing a new Smithsonian Institution museum that would highlight the contributions of women throughout U.S. history were introduced in both chambers of Congress on March 28. Sen. Susan Collins...

ELEANOR NORTON/FACEBOOK | Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton proposed a bill in the House of Representatives endorsing statehood for the District of Columbia.

DC Statehood Endorsement Passes House Along Party Lines

By Moira Ritter March 15, 2019

The House of Representatives passed its first-ever endorsement of Washington, D.C. statehood in H.R. 1 with a 234 to 193 vote March 8. Although campaign finances, voting rights and anti-corruption...

Sixteens students without documentation met with Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) Wednesday night.

Georgetown Dreamers Welcomed on Capitol Hill Following DACA Repeal

By Jesus Rodriguez September 7, 2017

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) of Illinois hosted 16 students without documentation on Capitol Hill to express his support after this week’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood...

A Capitol Idea for GUTS

By The Editorial Board April 4, 2014

If there’s one place Georgetown students can be counted on to intern every semester, it’s Congress. With this trend in mind, the university has added a new Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle...


McCarthy Speech Faces Protests

By Johnny Verhovek November 15, 2013

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was interrupted by protestors calling for immigration reform Wednesday evening, the...

The 6 Questions About the Government Shutdown That You Were Too Afraid To Ask

The 6 Questions About the Government Shutdown That You Were Too Afraid To Ask

By KP and KP October 1, 2013

Well, Hoyas, midnight happened: Healy bells were chiming ominous tolls, Congress was screaming in a blur of Obamacare and budget failures and then, in a fury of doom, death and drinking, the federal government...

House Passes Student Loan Interest Rates Deal

By Penny Hung July 31, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to tie student loan interest rates to financial markets today, a decision that would lower the cost of borrowing from the 6.8 percent rate that has been effect throughout...

Republican’s Regressive Attitude Hits a Little Too Close to Home

By Kevin Bunkley January 21, 2011

Congress is back for the 112th session, and the post-election calls for working together are the hot thing around Washington. Both parties say they want to get along on taxes, spending cuts and most importantly,...

Expanded GI Bill Boosts Aid for War Veterans at Georgetown

By Caitlin Mac Neal December 22, 2010

Both the House and the Senate passed an expansion to the Post-9/11 GI Bill last week, which will go into effect next academic year. The new bill will increase benefits for Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans...

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