Tag: GU Politics

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

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11/25/2019

“This is not a Republican issue. This is not a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” said Dr. Joseph Sakran, director of emergency general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at the March for our Lives event on Monday.  As both a doctor and a gunshot wound victim, Sakran has seen firsthand the impact of…

GU Politics releases Civility Poll, shows growing divisions

GU Politics releases Civility Poll, shows growing divisions

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11/07/2019

On Oct. 23, Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service released its Civility Poll, a nationwide survey of 1,000 likely voters as part of GU Politics’ Battleground Poll. The poll revealed that 77 percent of respondents thought national divisions were getting worse and that dialogue was breaking down, presenting only a slight decrease from the…

Voter Registration to be available through MyAccess

Voter Registration to be available through MyAccess

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11/04/2019

Georgetown students will soon be able to register to vote through the university’s MyAccess portal, the Institute of Politics and Public Service announced Monday. Within MyAccess, both undergraduate and graduate students can register to vote in the District or in their home state, request an absentee ballot, monitor their registration status, become informed about candidates,…

Hillary Clinton on the Future of Diplomacy

Hillary Clinton on the Future of Diplomacy

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02/11/2019

Calling for a stronger, smarter, and more valued diplomacy, Hillary Clinton spoke in Gaston Hall in a conversation moderated by former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns. The event concluded the Feb. 6 symposium on “The Future of Diplomacy,” hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School of…

Senator Durbin Discusses Shutdown, Immigration, Health Care

Senator Durbin Discusses Shutdown, Immigration, Health Care

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02/10/2019

The Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt School hosted an event featuring Illinois Senator Dick Durbin (SFS ’66, LAW ’69), the Senate Democratic Whip since 2005, on Feb. 4. The talk, titled “The New Senate Democratic Agenda,” was moderated by Mo Elleithee, executive director of the Institute of Politics and Public Service….

Kennedy discusses midterm elections, healthcare, and bipartisanship in G.U. Politics event

Kennedy discusses midterm elections, healthcare, and bipartisanship in G.U. Politics event

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11/15/2018

The Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt School hosted Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) on Nov. 13 in the Copley Formal Lounge. Kennedy was joined by the executive director of GU Politics, Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94), who moderated the discussion, which revolved around last week’s midterm elections, healthcare, and bipartisanship in a…

Students vote, watch results on election day

Students vote, watch results on election day

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11/07/2018

Students voted, watched election results, and participated in events around campus on Election Day on Nov. 6. Many events were organized by GU Politics, but other student groups had programming as well. Jacqueline Beveridge (SFS ’19), co-president of GU Votes, felt that all of the events provided students with a chance to learn more about…

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