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Jay Carney: Government Needs to Have Secrets

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said that as a member of the Obama administration, he grew to appreciate the need for government to have its secrets. Carney made his remarks at a question-and-answer event at Georgetown University, Thursday, with CBS reporter Major Garrett. Show More Summary

Jay Carney: Obama’s ‘Toughest’ 2012 Interview Was with Jon Stewart

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Jay Carney made an interesting claim at a Georgetown University forum Thursday morning, telling CBS' Major Garrett that of all the interviews President Obama did in 2012, his sit-down with Jon Stewart was quite possibly the toughest and most substantive.

SC Ports Report Record Pier Container Volumes

Georgetown grows 10 percent fiscal year to date Today South Carolina Ports reported March pier container volumes were the highest since August 2008. Last month the Port handled 85,

Startup & Tech Mixer presents Speaker Series 1.0: VC & Bitcoin

Sponsored Post: Startup & Tech Mixer and Rubicon Venture Capital (formerly Georgetown Angels) are excited to kick off a new Speaker Series.

Chelsea Manning’s New Lawyers Will Challenge “Frightening” Espionage Act Charges on Appeal

At an event at Georgetown Law Center last night, Chelsea Manning's new lawyers provided a preview of what they expect to happen during the appeals process in her military case.

Weekend Show Preview: 4.11 – 4.13.

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS’s “Face the Nation” : Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University; Nikole Hannah-Jones, ProPublica and The Atlantic; Evan Wolfson, Freedom to Marry; Tavis Smiley, PBS; Peter...Show More Summary

Rostain Presents Lawyers, Accountants and the Tax Shelter IndustryToday at Duke

Tanina Rostain (Georgetown) presents Confidence Games: Lawyers, Accountants and the Tax Shelter Industry (MIT Press, 2014) (with Milton C. Regan, Jr. (Georgetown)) at Duke today as part of its Tax Policy Seminar hosted by Lawrence Zelenak: For ten boom-powered years at the turn of the twenty-first century, some of America’s...

Sandra Fluke to Funny or Die: ‘Men Know More About Everything Than Women’

last weekNews : Mediaite

Sandra Fluke, the former Georgetown University law student who gained fame when Rush Limbaugh called her a "slut," brought her California State Senate campaign to Funny or Die Wednesday with an appearance on the website's "Throwing Shade" podcast. The candidate discussed her history as a women's rights activist as well as her political future.

Today Is Free Cone Day At Ben And Jerry's

You must pick between Union Station and Georgetown if you want free ice cream. [ more › ]

Mourning, Richmond voted into Basketball HOF

Alonzo Mourning went to Georgetown to play basketball, not discover the world. The 6-foot-10 center who won an NBA title with the Miami Heat was voted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Why Allen Iverson will be rooting for UConn against Kentucky

Georgetown and Connecticut were fierce rivals back in the great days of the Big East, but that didn’t prevent Allen Iverson from wishing the Huskies and their coach well in the NCAA tournament championship game. That’s because the Huskies, who will play Kentucky for the title Monday night, are coached by Kevin Ollie. Although Iverson […]

Oprah Winfrey -- Bank On Me And You'll Get $50K!!! [VIDEO]

When Oprah Winfrey gets stiffed on a loan... she NEVER ends up in small claims court, because when she loans loot she goes big.We got Oprah leaving The Jefferson hotel in Georgetown Sunday with  Stedman and Gail.  Our camera guy -- who is…

Next Great Copyright Act Conference, quasi-copyright

last weekIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Quasi-Copyright Reforms Moderator: Hank Barry, Sidley Austin Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown Law School I’m going to talk about managing the interface between copyright and several other rights—in the very first panel of the conference, Wendy Gordon reminded us that various doctrines channel some claims to copyright and others to patent. Show More Summary

May 4th a Good Day for McHale-Watching

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Comedian Joel McHale tells DC Mag in their April issue that Georgetown is a “magical little neighborhood,” and says that he plans on sightseeing with his family when he comes to town to host the White House Correspondents Dinner on May 3rd. “I’m solely focused on this event,” he told the magazine. Show More Summary

When electric cars aren’t enough: Toyota uses a landfill to power its plant

Several automakers have realized that being truly green involves much more than just building cars that don’t use much fuel. The latest is Toyota, which is simultaneously powering its plant and cutting local emissions in Georgetown, Ken., by capturing waste …

Linkage: Jonathan Adler Art Prints; Abandoned B&Bs; More!

Photo via Lonny · Abandoned NY island has lighthouse, B&B, and ghostly rumors. · Jonathan Adler debuts art prints. · Designer Robert Shields selling his penthouse in Georgetown. · Historic Spanish chapel renovated and repurposed. · Take a peek at...

Drink great beer, hear great music, and help support the Stranger Genius Awards!

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The beer-and-live-music partytime greatness of the Penumbra Beer Bash is back! Beers include the fine work of Georgetown Brewing, Odin, Schooner Exact, Stoup, and many more; bands are Broken Water, Dude York, Chastity Belt, the Shivas, and NighTraiN, with Stranger Genius Lori Goldston during the.... KEEP READING > >

On Media Matters Radio , Georgetown Prof. Jill Morrison Debunks Media Myths About Hobby Lobby

From the March 29 edition of SiriusXM's Media Matters Radio: Previously: Right Wing Media Cheer On Hobby Lobby By Erasing Distinction Between Nonprofit, For-Profit Corporations This Conservative Myth About Birth Control Could Sway A Supreme Court Case On Fox, The Hobby Lobby Case Is About Abortion, Not Contraceptives

5 Issues Georgetown Hoyas Basketball Needs to Address Before the 2014-15 Season

Despite prevalent and consistent regular-season success, the Georgetown Hoyas have struggled in the postseason since making the Final Four in the 2007 NCAA tournament. In 2008 the Hoyas rode an experienced and talented roster to a No. Show More Summary

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