Wharton junior Amiyr Jackson was elected president of Penn Democrats on Dec. 4. The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with the new Penn Dems president to discuss his goals for the coming year.
SLAP performed a flash mob to the tune of Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” to support fast food strikes across the country.
Corbett is behind every major Democratic candidate by double digits in the upcoming gubernatorial election.
A group including Penn affiliates has been meeting at the Annenberg Public Policy Center to evaluate current presidential debate logistics.
Officials from Yale University and New Haven toured local campuses and University City to see how the Philadelphia colleges encourage investment in their surrounding communities.
The Pennsylvania state government approved a plan that will give SEPTA $350 million per year for infrastructure improvements.
Ed Rendell, the Philadelphia mayor-turned-Pennsylvania governor, has pushed back in recent weeks on rumors that he may throw his name into the 2015 mayoral race, saying that his candidacy is a long shot at best.
The discussion, held as part of the Penn Political Coalition’s Political Action Week 2013, focused on food access and availability not only in Philadelphia but also in urban areas around the country.
Week will sponsor events from Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s “Hot Chocolate on the Walk” to UPenn Women’s Political League’s screening of “Miss Representation.”
The Statesman aims to broaden discourse on campus to include right-leaning perspectives.
Sestak has made clear his intentions to run for Senate since earlier this year.
The Daily Pennsylvanian takes a look at Pa. gubernatorial candidate Katie McGinty’s prior experiences and stance on current issues.
Marjorie Margolies and Valerie Arkoosh, two Penn professors running in the primary for the 13th congressional district, reported similar campaign fundraising totals for the third quarter.
Both faculty and students are experiencing holdups in research projects because of the shutdown.
The proposal comes as a response to the 2010 Affordable Care Act, which provides federal funding for state Medicaid expansion.
PoCo, the umbrella organization for political student groups, will launch a $7,500 fund for policy and politics-related programming on campus.
This week, they held a phonebanking event for Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark running for Senate.
Defendants in Whitewood v. Corbett, which include Pa. governor Tom Corbett, have filed motions to have charges filed against them dismissed.
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His talk focused primarily on his years working with LBJ and provided an anecdotal account of the political changes of the period.