Former Maryland congressman John Delaney, who was the first Democrat to enter the presidential race in July 2017, is polling at just 1% in the crowded 2020 field. Nonetheless, the former representative and businessman told a crowd of Penn students that he still thinks he's the right person to defeat President Donald Trump.
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At a Monday town hall hosted on Penn’s campus, 16 candidates for Philadelphia City Council debated various issues, ranging from the city’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, raise tax dollars, and form immigration policy.
Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported former Vice President Joe Biden was lining up donors for a potential 2020 presidential campaign. Last week, he almost announced his campaign by accident, before quickly correcting himself.
Presidential Professor of Practice Jeb Bush spoke about his support of federalism and states' rights at Penn Law on Thursday afternoon.
On March 21, 2018, Conor Lamb received an official concession from his Republican challenger in Pennsylvania’s high-profile special election for the state’s 18th Congressional District. The area voted for Donald Trump by more than 20 percentage points in 2016, but Lamb squeaked out a victory by 627 votes.
Philadelphia's local elections are gearing up, with the public focus on who will take over as the city's mayor in January.
In politics, endorsements can make or break a candidate’s chances at winning an election. Now, Penn Democrats are considering endorsing a wide variety of candidates for political office, including a candidate for the looming presidential primaries.
Penn Presidential Professor of Practice and former Vice President Joe Biden addressed a sold-out audience and held a conversation with Penn President Amy Gutmann at Irvine Auditorium Tuesday.
In a conversation with Penn President Amy Gutmann, former Vice President and Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden addresses a sold-out audience at Irvine Auditorium Tuesday. The event on Penn's campus occurs as people across the nation have been speculating about Biden's potential run for office in 2020.
Among other groups handing out free doughnuts and candy for Valentine's Day, Penn Democrats took the opportunity to table on Locust Walk to raise awareness of discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community.
The newly formed March for Our Lives group at Penn held a meeting with United States Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) to lobby for greater action against gun violence.
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) officially launched her presidential campaign at a Saturday rally in Lawrence, Mass.
While Penn graduates often flock towards Wall Street and finance jobs, there is one workplace Penn alumni rarely end up — Capitol Hill.
Penn Democrats gathered for a State of the Union Address watch party on Tuesday night, viewing with skepticism as President Donald Trump addressed the nation after the longest government shutdown in history, which ended more than a week ago.
At an event hosted by Penn Democrats Thursday night, students and panelists discussed the importance of intersectionality in light of the recent Women's March in Philadelphia.
Since last year's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., thousands of teenagers and young adults across the country have organized protests, run for political office, and created the national advocacy group March for Our Lives to demand stricter gun legislation.
As United States Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) mounts her 2020 presidential campaign, allegations that she improperly claimed Native American ancestry combined with her reputation as a progressive firebrand continue to divide the electorate’s opinion of her.
The annual Women’s March has made headlines around the world for its large turnout and display of activist energy. But this year’s march has been marred by several controversies, which have impacted Penn students' participation in the event.
As several Democrats, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), have launched their 2020 presidential campaigns in recent weeks, Penn professor Joe Biden continues to flirt with a possible campaign.
In the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections, Penn Democrats welcomed then-presidential hopeful Michael Avenatti to speak on campus. But following domestic violence allegations that led to Tuesday's announcement that he would not run in 2020, Penn Dems members expressed their relief at his premature withdrawal.