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Georgetown Law alum Sandra Fluke to campaign for state Senate, not House

Despite her earlier consideration to run for retiring Representative Henry Waxman‘s seat in the House of Representatives, Sandra Fluke (Law ’12) has instead decided to vie for a position in the California State Senate. In an interview with… Read More

Georgetown adjunct professor suggests Obama be assassinated

Michael Scheuer, a former CIA officer and one of Georgetown’s adjunct professors for the Center for Peace and Security Studies, is infamous for his extreme rhetoric and ultra-conservative political opinions, but in one of his blog posts, he… Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: Hillary is in the house

Megan Schmidt echoes Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deepest unspoken desire: to one day have as many Twitter followers as Justin Bieber. PIZZA @ LEO’S asks the Secretary of State to endorse Leo’s pizza. Perhaps we can expect an… Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: Politics as usual

Vox is saddened to report that Tucker Cholvin‘s tweet will remain hypothetical. With so many representatives, DC may have a valid argument for becoming a real state. After reading Beth Mueller‘s tweet, Mitt Romney immediately chose Mr. Potato… Read More

Conservative group profiles Georgetown, disappoints itself

Georgetown has “almost entirely shed itself of its Catholic character,” according to a report published by Campus Reform, a conservative social networking website. Campus Reform, which assessed political attitudes at Georgetown as part of its guide to the… Read More

Following national trend, most GU employees support Democrats

In a recent study of university employees’ political donations, the Center for Responsive Politics concluded that American colleges generally support Democrats. When a college does favor Republicans, it tends to donate much less money. “Democrats are the primary… Read More

Eleanor Holmes Norton speaks at Georgetown: “The fight is on, bring it on.”

Although she opened her speech quietly and in a strained voice Monday night in Georgetown University’s ICC Auditorium, Eleanor Holmes Norton was soon speaking loudly and passionately about the defining issue of her nine Congressional terms: voting rights… Read More

Tariq Ramadan, formerly a banned scholar, on radically reforming Islam

Tariq Ramadan, a world-renowned Swiss Islamic scholar, is currently making his first appearance in the U.S. since the State Department barred him from entering the U.S. in 2004. On Monday, he spoke at Georgetown University in Gaston Hall… Read More

The Georgetown graduates who voted for and against health care reform

Surprise! There are a lot of Hoyas serving in the House and Senate. By Vox‘s count (OK, Matt Stoller’s (COL ’08) count), 19 Georgetown graduates cast their votes for or against Health Care Reform last night on the… Read More

Former D.C. Councilmember suing Georgetown tattoo parlor for $5 million

Last year, former D.C. Councilmember Harold Brazil was charged with assault for getting into a physical fight with an employee at Jinx Proof Tattoo parlor.  Brazil, then 59-year-old, walked into the M Street shop with two women, one… Read More