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Politics

8 hours ago
The announcement comes less than a week after the Philadelphia GOP lost one of two seats on the city council dedicated to the minority party. 
10 hours ago
Legend also questioned why many men feel intimidated by the prospect of having a female president.  
11/09/19 3:51pm
"Most importantly, I'm just there to talk about big issues that are dividing the country and stimulate a lively debate," D'Souza said in an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian on Sunday. "And for the life of me, I don't understand why something like that should be controversial or frightening or pose security threats."
11/08/19 1:30am
The University cited security concerns as driving their decision to shut down the event in the ARCH building and has not offered an alternative venue, Penn College Republicans leaders said. The club still intends to bring D'Souza to campus.
11/07/19 1:14am
On Tuesday, at least 1,058 students voted for mayor and city council positions. In November 2015, only 213 students voted on election day.
11/06/19 11:34pm
In a discussion with Political Science professor Nicholas Sambanis, Swing shared his personal insights on the successes and challenges of U.N. peacekeeping missions.
11/06/19 12:48am
Along with Kenney's expected triumph, the victory of Working Families Party member Kendra Brooks in a City Council at-large seat was a milestone achievement that weakened Republican control in Philadelphia politics.
11/05/19 10:45pm
Mendelsohn, who has served in the British Parliament's House of Lords since 2013, spoke about the history, possible causes, and implications of the Brexit referendum on Tuesday evening. 
11/05/19 12:36am
Along with City Council races, Philadelphia residents will elect a mayor, sheriff, city commissioner, and will vote in several judicial races and on three ballot questions about Philadelphia and Pennsylvania policies.
11/03/19 9:29pm
D'Souza has been described as a conservative provocateur known for controversial statements. In September, he compared teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to Nazi propaganda. 
11/03/19 6:06pm
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said he supported Warren’s ideas for promoting economic justice and fighting racial profiling, as well as her desire to lift up lower-income families.  
10/29/19 11:46pm
The lecture, titled “A New Authoritarianism: Egypt in the Age of al-Sisi,” was organized by Penn’s Middle East Center. 
10/29/19 11:46pm
One panelist at the event was Mark Krikorian, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, a think tank deemed a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
10/28/19 11:02pm
Steyer sat down for an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian where he laid out his plans to combat climate change, boost civic engagement among young people, and take on President Donald Trump.
10/25/19 7:51pm
Andrea Mitchell and Ashley Parker have both received various awards and accolades for political journalism. 
10/24/19 12:49am
Erhaim was originally intended to be the inaugural “Writer at Risk” in December 2018, until her travel plans were derailed by the Trump administration’s travel ban.
10/23/19 10:41pm
Experts say the city's liberal population would make the location an unlikely choice, but Philadelphia will still prove useful for Trump's fundraising efforts.
10/23/19 12:17am
The online petition demands that Penn revokes Homan’s invitation and cancels the "Detention and Deportation from Obama to Trump" event.
10/20/19 9:06pm
The study, led by communication professor Yphtach Lelkes, was part of a series of multi-part research effort looking into political polarization in the United States.
10/16/19 11:34pm
Schilling, who is a three-time World Series winner and six-time All-Star, has gained additional fame after retirement by becoming a conservative commentator.