Articles tagged: GU Politics


Pete Buttigieg reflects with GU Politics on his presidential campaign

Former Democratic presidential candidate and mayor of South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg addressed Georgetown students on March 31 in a virtual Q&A session hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics... Read more


Warren wins GU Politics Mockus

GU Politics hosted its second ever “Mockus,” a student-focused simulation of the Iowa caucus, on Jan. 28. Student supporters of Democratic candidates for president moved into groups to vote and... Read more


Primary Concerns: Student led political activism builds as 2020 election begins

Even in a political moment characterized by inter and intra party fighting, Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94) finds the wonder in politics. As director of the Georgetown Institute of Politics and... Read more


On the record: Spring 2020 GU Politics fellows

On Jan. 16, the Voice sat down with the spring 2020 class of GU Politics fellows to capture their thoughts, on the record. The class includes: Lily Adams, a Democratic... Read more


GU Politics welcomes new fellows for Spring 2020

The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service announced its new class of fellows for the upcoming Spring 2020 semester on Dec. 16.  The fellows include Joe Crowley, who... Read more


March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

“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... Read more


GU Politics releases Civility Poll, shows growing divisions

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... Read more


Voter Registration to be available through MyAccess

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... Read more


Students Search for Common Ground Amidst Rising Partisanship

Georgetown students on campus in 2009 were living in the heart of political upheaval. Barack Obama, the first black president, brought Democrats back to the White House for the first... Read more


Hillary Clinton on the Future of Diplomacy

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... Read more


Senator Durbin Discusses Shutdown, Immigration, Health Care

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... Read more


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

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... Read more


Students vote, watch results on election day

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... Read more


Rubio Discusses Culture Wars, Echo Chambers, and Brett Kavanaugh in G.U. Politics Event

The Institute of Politics & Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt School hosted Florida Senator Marco Rubio on Oct. 1 in the Lohrfink Auditorium. The Republican lawmaker spoke with Mo Elleithee... Read more


Spicer discusses new book, bipartisanship, and the media at GU Politics event

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer discussed his new book, The Briefing, in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Sept. 17. In a conversation moderated by Mo Elleithee (SFS ‘94), executive... Read more


On the Record: Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows

The Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows with the McCourt School of Public Policy sat down with the Voice on Sept. 7 to talk politics, bipartisanship, and concertgoing. The fellows will... Read more


Sen. Murkowski discusses bipartisanship, gun control, and climate change

Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski (COL ‘80) spoke on climate change, gun violence, and the need for bipartisanship at an event hosted by GU Politics and GU College Republicans on April... Read more


Nobel Peace Prize nominee keynotes inaugural Waging Peace Conference

The Justice and Peace Studies Program (JUPS) and GU Politics hosted the first annual Waging Peace Conference on April 13. The event’s theme was “Meeting the Other,” focusing on promoting... Read more


Former deputy attorney general Yates discusses dangers of “normalizing” Trump

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates discussed the Trump administration’s effects on democratic institutions on April 4. The event was sponsored by The New York Times and the Georgetown Institute... Read more


Eric Holder discusses dangers of gerrymandering with GU Politics

Eric Holder, former attorney general, spoke about gerrymandering, redistricting, and the upcoming midterm elections at Georgetown on Mar. 19. Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94), executive director of the Georgetown University Institute... Read more