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Politics

12/03/19 11:30pm
At a Penn Democrats event, Krasner criticized Biden's past record and his ability to unify the party in 2020.
12/01/19 10:38pm
Student leaders behind Penn for Warren and Penn for Bernie are increasing their outreach to outside organizations to promote their candidates.
11/27/19 11:01am
Scanlon, who now serves as vice chair of the House Judiciary Committee and who graduated from Penn Law School in 1984, argued that Trump has committed impeachable conduct. 
11/27/19 12:58am
While Bernie Sanders supporters at Penn said they would enthusiastically support Uygur's candidacy, more moderate Democrats expressed doubts due to Uygur's history of controversial statements.
11/20/19 10:24pm
Brendan O’Leary, director of the Penn Program in Ethnic Conflict, offered his insight on the consequences of the withdrawal and its future implications. 
11/20/19 8:31pm
The $5 million comes in addition to another $4.4 million approved earlier this year to implement gun violence prevention initiatives in Philadelphia neighborhoods with the highest levels of gun violence.
11/19/19 9:46pm
Penn researchers said these distorted perceptions of polls can have harmful effects on elections and undermine faith in the voting system.
11/17/19 8:16pm
The Penn Wharton Budget Model revealed Thursday that the tax could cause the nation’s annual economic growth to decrease by 0.2 percentage points each year over ten years. 
11/17/19 6:36pm
The announcement comes just three months after Huntsman Jr. announced his resignation from his position as the United States ambassador to Russia.
11/13/19 12:22am
The event was structured as a political debate between Bush, who argued that the United States should implement a merit-based system, and three Penn students assigned to argue in opposition.
11/12/19 11:52pm
A group of 20 student protesters stood in the back and silently held signs that read “Deport Fascism,” “No one is illegal on stolen land,” and “Multiculturalism is America.”
11/11/19 10:50pm
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. 
11/11/19 9:40pm
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.