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VP buzz swarms alum.

GW alumnus and Virginia Gov. Mark Warner could be tapped as a running mate for the Democratic presidential nominee. Vice Presidential rumors began to surround Warner after he endorsed Sen. John Kerry, who will face President Bush in the November general election. Warner announced his support for Kerry last month after the two ate breakfast […]

Stars promote youth voting

The walls of the National Press Club’s main ballroom reverberated Monday with the voices of professional wrestlers who vowed to “lay the smackdown” on voter apathy. The World Wrestling Entertainment held a press conference to promote its voting initiative, Smackdown Your Vote!, giving away free T-shirts and temporary tattoos to youth groups in attendance. “The […]

GW sponsors voting project

As politicians and pundits gear up for the November general election, a GW-sponsored voting initiative is aiming to register 260,000 young voters in six states. The New Voters Project, sponsored by the GW Graduate School of Political Management and the State Public Interest Research Group, launched a campaign late last semester to register young voters […]

GW Deli owner dies

When Leo Ambrogi opened the GW Delicatessen in 1945, Harry S. Truman had just taken office, the world’s first computer was still a few months away from completion and GW’s classroom buildings consisted of the Hall of Government and Lisner Auditorium. Ambrogi passed away Jan. 14, one day shy of his 96th birthday. “(Death is) […]