Articles tagged: politics
Members of Georgetown’s Board of Directors contributed over $2.4 million in total to political causes in the last six years.
It's fashionable, right now, to blame political institutions for all the problems we see in our democracy. Resisting that impulse is important.
Georgetown students working on the 2020 election reflect on their work and the races ahead of election day.
The Georgetown Progressive Alliance (GPA), a new political organization for leftist students, has begun holding meetings this semester and promoting progressive causes on and off-campus. The club itself is the... Read more
Four days after President Donald Trump announced Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more
Veterans of campaign communications discussed the prevailing narratives of the 2016 campaign and their implications for the 2020 race in a panel on Sept. 2, 62 days before the general... Read more
As classes start, not every Georgetown student will be joining their peers on Zoom. Citing concerns about virtual learning and the cost of an online education, more students than Georgetown... Read more
As the 2020 election draws closer, ads humanizing wealthy politicians start to fill television screens once more. Inboxes are cluttered with donation requests, and campaign speeches hitting just the right... Read more
Four guest speakers participated in the “Faith, Race, and Politics” public dialogue event hosted by the Georgetown Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life on Oct. 3 in Gaston... Read more
Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94) resigned from her position as Secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday, April 7, effective Wednesday. She was confirmed to the position on Dec. 6, 2017 after... Read more
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
On Dec. 22, 2018, parts of the federal government shut down after Congress and President Donald Trump could not agree on a budget for a wall at the southern border.... Read more
Welcome to The Meme Files! Halftime staffers will be picking a meme to cover and will go into its background, appeal, and impact. This week I’ll be doing a current... Read more
For months now, talk of the upcoming elections has been everywhere. It has been virtually impossible to open a news site or to scroll through Twitter without encountering yet another... Read more
This is a strange time in American politics to come of age. But before we get into that, here’s a little about me: I’m from the Boston area. I’m an... Read more