Politics

11/03/17 10:32am
Stephanos Bibas is a former federal prosecutor and has argued multiple times before the Supreme Court. He was nominated for the position in June. 
11/02/17 8:34pm
“Some of my students are undocumented, and they deserve better,” said Chemistry professor Zahra Fakhraai, who attended the event. 
11/01/17 8:37pm
The tax plan, which is expected to be released on Nov. 2, will increase the deficit by $1-3.5 trillion in the first decade and will cost between $2 trillion and $10.6 trillion by 2040. 
10/27/17 2:47pm
Conservative House members objected to Penn Vet's funding, saying they did not want to allocate money towards a school that identifies as a "sanctuary campus."
10/25/17 9:52pm
At the protest, students wore diapers, suspenders and pacifiers while sitting surrounded by toys behind a plastic fence. 
10/24/17 9:15pm
The office has partnered with local, smaller advocate groups and nonprofit organizations to help those affected by the Trump administrations decision to repeal DACA. 
10/24/17 12:15am
Trump nominated Rohit Chopra to fill the open Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission and Kenneth Braithwaite to serve as the American ambassador to Norway. 
10/23/17 11:43pm
The conference, titled "Under the Gun: A Conference on State Violence & Black Populations,” was organized by Africana Studies professor Michael Hanchard. 
10/23/17 3:48pm
Quakers for Life, a student group opposed to abortion, protested outside Van Pelt Library on Monday using nearly twenty graphic pictures of aborted fetuses. 
10/20/17 11:10pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann has previously called the end of DACA, which protects a number of Penn students, “heartbreaking." 
10/20/17 7:10pm
Penn's newly-established chapter of the Common Party, Cairn University and the Graduate School of Education co-sponsored the event. 
10/20/17 11:28am
Brill said it might be the right moment for tax reform, but added that he isn’t holding his breath “It’s been 31 years since lawmakers did something called tax reform," he said. 
10/19/17 3:26pm
The price of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is already the nation’s third highest, coming in at over $27,000. 
10/18/17 7:44pm
2002 College graduate Dan Diamond spent a thousand hours tracking the flight patterns of Price to prove that he had been using a private plane for government travel.
10/15/17 11:18pm
The Trump administration has placed several key aspects of the ACA at risk such as the ability for individuals to remain on their parents' health care plans until they reach the age of 26.
10/15/17 6:27pm
University doctors, clinical researchers, students, faculty and alumni are working to address opioid abuse across Philadelphia, which was ranked fifth in the country in 2016  for overdose deaths per 100,000 people. 
10/14/17 10:51am
The PWH symposium ended with a discussion hosted by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger. 
10/10/17 4:01pm
The operation took place in "sanctuary cities," where municipal officials refuse to turn undocumented immigrants accused of nonviolent crimes over to federal customs authorities. 
10/09/17 9:09pm
Hint: former President Barack Obama makes a romantic appearance to commemorate the couple's 25th wedding anniversary.
10/08/17 5:23pm
Hayley Geftman-Gold, a top lawyer at CBS who graduated from the College in 1997, was fired after posting on Facebook that she wasn't sympathetic for victims of the Las Vegas shooting.