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Politics

11/03/20 12:20am
Biden's lead in financial contributions across Philadelphia represents a nationwide trend in his donor base from cities and suburbs. 
11/02/20 11:31pm
If the vote totals on Nov. 3 in Pennsylvania are close enough that ballots received after Election Day could impact the state’s results, legal challenges over the ballots could prolong final election results.
11/01/20 11:55pm
Penn's employee count is just 3,000 fewer than the 44,000-vote margin of victory that decided Pennsylvania in the 2016 presidential election.
11/01/20 11:45pm
Her thesis, titled “Incarceration in the U.S. and The International Bill of Human Rights," has progressive themes that sharply contrast with her the political rhetoric of her father, 1968 Wharton graduate and current president Donald Trump.
10/31/20 3:22pm
At least 500 protesters, including Penn students, gathered at the corner of Locust and 61st streets on Saturday evening to protest the Philadelphia police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. 
10/30/20 4:44pm
These visits come after the president made three stops in Lehigh County, Lancaster County, and Blair County on Monday. 
10/30/20 4:33pm
The Oct. 23 decision marks a defeat for Trump’s reelection campaign and other Republicans, who challenged Pennsylvania officials alleging that matching signatures on ballots to those on voter rolls were necessary in preventing fraud.
10/29/20 2:41pm
Vindman confirmed he cast his ballot for former Vice President Joe Biden.
10/29/20 1:20am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with CAPS staff about what students can do in the coming weeks to reduce stress and anxiety related to the election, namely to stay in the present, check in with friends, and get off the computer. 
10/28/20 9:03am
Penn Dems estimated that over half of the mail-in ballots of students who registered to vote with on-campus addresses, but requested their ballots to be sent elsewhere, were misdelivered by the city.
10/28/20 12:20am
Philadelphia's percentage of eligible voters is also the highest since 2004, because the city's population has fluctuated. According to a Billy Penn analysis of data from the Philadelphia Office of City Commissioners and the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 90% of all eligible residents are currently registered to vote.
10/28/20 12:19am
While Sanders acknowledged his differing policy stances compared to Biden, his overall approach was to unite voters within the Democratic party and throughout the country, appealing to moderates and conservatives to vote for Biden in efforts to oust Trump.
10/27/20 9:24am
The Penn community's indispensable guide on how to vote, who's running, and how students are getting involved.
10/26/20 11:52pm
In-person early voting began on Sept. 29 and will conclude on Oct. 27, coinciding with the last day to request a mail-in ballot. 
10/26/20 11:50pm
As the campaign reaches its final stretch, politically active students are grinding nonstop to help the former vice president emerge victorious in key battleground states like Pennsylvania and Florida next week.
10/26/20 11:49pm
For Penn-affiliated politics aficionados, President Donald Trump and the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbate America's sordid history of voter disenfranchisement.
10/26/20 11:19pm
The survey, which ran from Oct. 12 to Oct. 20, garnered 582 responses from the Class of 2021 through the Class of 2024.
10/26/20 11:11pm
The DP analytics team analyzed more than 5,600 campaign donations by faculty members made between January 2019 and August 2020.
10/26/20 10:59pm
Around Philadelphia, Penn students have expressed so much interest in working at the polls that the commonwealth has had to turn some volunteers away.
10/26/20 10:58pm
We summarize everything you need to know.