In a press announcement Wednesday afternoon, Obama outlined proposals to Congress and a series of 23 executive actions to curb gun violence in response to last month’s mass shooting in a Connecticut elementary school.
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An alert was issued over a robbery with weapon at 38th and Walnut streets. The Division of Public Safety confirmed the victim was a male student affiliated with the University.
A robbery at gunpoint was reported in the area of 40th and Spruce streets at approximately 8:09 p.m. The perpetrator was described as a 5’7” dark-complexioned male with facial hair, approximately 30-40 years old and wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
A Drexel University student was hit by a car at the corner of 36th and Chestnut streets just before 2 a.m.
Senator-elect and former Law School professor Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) revealed in a fundraising email that her campaign has gone into debt despite record fundraising numbers.
John Hanger, who served as Pennsylvania’s environmental protection secretary under 1965 College graduate and former Gov. Ed Rendell, declared his candidacy Wednesday.
“Fiscal cliff” is a term used to describe automatic budget cuts and tax increases that would take effect if Congress does not reach a compromise by Dec. 31.
States still debating whether to set up their own health-exchange market or let the federal government do it received a one-month extension on Nov. 14 with a Dec. 14 deadline.
From figuring out how to address food thieves to dealing with drunk roommates, The DP has your back on roommate problems.
Most partments in the Radian, University City Housing and University Enterprises buildings are filled by the time the on-campus housing process ends.
At opposite ends of Locust Walk Friday morning, Penn for Palestine and the Penn Israel Sector responded to the ongoing violence in Gaza between Israel and Hamas.
Penn for Palestine is planning a silent demonstration on College Green, while some pro-Israel groups have planned their own sets of response to the attacks, which are being called the most violent since 2009.
With 99 percent reporting, Obama won the popular vote in Pennsylvania by a margin of 5.2 percent — 52.0 percent to Romney’s 46.8. Obama carried the state by 2.5 percent less than he did in 2008.
Of the five on campus polling locations —Harrison, Harnwell and Hill college houses and Vance and Houston halls — 5 percent of all ballots cast were provisional, according to Executive Director of the Fox Leadership Program Joe Tierney.
Several students arrived at the polls with a registration card but their name was not on the voter rolls. Others did not have a registration card and their names were not on the voter rolls, but were listed on the Pennsylvania Department of State website.
Although not in effect for this election, Pennsylvania’s voter identification law could still cause confusion at the polls. Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson handed down an injunction on the voter ID law on Oct.
Both presidential campaigns have put Pennsylvania back on the map in the final stretch of the election. The campaigns are courting Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes with advertisement buys and campaign stops by candidates and high-profile surrogates.
Clinton has been a popular surrogate for the Obama campaign this election cycle. He has stumped for the president in battleground states such as New Hampshire and Virginia.
One of Coloretti’s best known accomplishments is her involvement in the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which she calls “the most challenging and interesting thing at Treasury.”
Despite close numbers between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney nationally, likely voters at Penn have self-identified as 55.0 percent Democrat, according to a poll conducted by The Daily Pennsylvanian.