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  • Former President Bill Clinton speaks at Georgetown University in Washington, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Clinton, who graduated from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service in 1968, gave the second in a series of lectures exploring the people, events, lessons and guiding principles that have shaped his career in public service.  (AP Photo)

    Clinton: Economic agenda was often misunderstood

    Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday much of his economic agenda and efforts to reform welfare were often misunderstood by the public, media and critics during his presidency. The details of the specific policies and the results, he said, mattered most.


  • Two persons walk in front of pictures of Pope John XXIII, left, and Pope John Paul II in Guatemala City, Sunday, April 27, 2014. The canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII is drawing special attention in Latin America, reviving both warm memories of his frequent visits to the region and debate over his handling of sex-abuse scandals. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)

    Concert for new Catholic saints set for Monday

    Celebrations to honor the Catholic Church’s two newest saints — Popes John XXIII and John Paul II — continue around the D.C. area.


  • Georgetown student charged with possessing toxin

    Court documents show that a student at Georgetown University has been charged with possession of a biological toxin after ricin was found in a dorm room.


  • Georgetown U. gets all clear after bomb threat

    Officials have given the all clear after investigating a bomb threat at Georgetown University's Washington, D.C., campus.


  • Illustration: Georgetown University by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    REILLY: Georgetown: 'Fertile ground' for anti-Catholicism

    Georgetown University seems to be in serious danger of losing what makes it truly special: its historical commitment to a quality Catholic education. The university's stately spires, topped with crosses and standing high above the nation's capital, are a permanent reminder of the fervent Catholic faith and vision of Archbishop John Carroll and his fellow Jesuit missionaries who founded Georgetown the same year the U.S. Constitution was ratified.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sebelius invite just latest Georgetown outrage

    It comes as no surprise to me that Georgetown University invited Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to speak to Public Policy Institute graduates ("Georgetown catches flak for Sebelius invite," Nation, Wednesday).


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    Georgetown catches flak for Sebelius invite

    In what has become an annual tradition, another Catholic university has come under fire for its choice of commencement speaker.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Georgetown hypocritical in protest of Ryan

    Are the Rev. Thomas J. Reese and 90 Georgetown University faculty members really taking Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, to task for supposedly hurting the poor and not being Catholic enough in his budget proposal ("Cross-referencing," Inside the Beltway: Web, Tuesday)?


  • Rush Limbaugh

    Obama phones student called a 'slut' by Limbaugh

    President Obama Friday telephoned the Georgetown University law school student who spoke out about contraceptive policy to express his disappointment at the "crude" and "reprehensible" comments directed at her by Rush Limbaugh, the White House said.


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