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Politics

11/14/18 6:39pm
On Nov. 11, Avenatti was on Penn's campus at two different speaker events hosted by the Philomathean Society, Penn Democrats and the Government and Politics Association. 
11/14/18 1:33am
Panelist Anne Wakabayashi, the executive director for Emerge Pennsylvania, said political representation is of the utmost importance because “every issue is a women’s issue.”
11/09/18 9:05pm
Speaking to 70 students on Friday afternoon, Avenatti let loose on Trump, the Democratic party, and the trial lawyer's potential bid for president in 2020.
11/07/18 11:17pm
In the 2018 historic midterm elections, Penn students turned out in record-breaking numbers at polling stations across campus.
11/06/18 9:20pm
Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pa.) was re-elected to the House, still serving as the representative for Penn's campus.
11/06/18 8:35pm
The current U.S. ambassador to Russia and a former Governor of Utah, Huntsman Jr. received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Penn in 1987.
11/06/18 1:38am
A large task force will be put in place in order to protect against voting fraud and monitor polling locations in Philadelphia on Election Day.
11/04/18 10:13pm
During the 2014 midterms, Penn had a turnout rate of 19.8 percent but recent work by Penn Leads the Vote has utilized student leaders to inspire peers to turn out for Tuesday's midterms.
11/04/18 9:15pm
Six years after leaving Penn, DePizzo is running for Congress in his home state of Ohio despite a 0.1 percent chance of winning the seat, which has been controlled by the current Democratic incumbent for eight terms.
11/04/18 6:23pm
With midterm elections only days away, the volunteers are assisting patients in filling out emergency absentee ballots. 
11/04/18 5:35pm
The Polybian Society is a non-partisan political discussion group on campus that is a branch of Penn's Government and Politics Association.
11/03/18 1:19pm
With midterms coming up on Nov. 6, some Penn students share why they decided not to vote in Pennsylvania this election cycle.
10/31/18 12:12am
If enacted, the change would dramatically curtail recognition of transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals under federal law. 
10/30/18 11:28pm
According to a report from The New York Times, the 1968 Wharton graduate frequently confides in his close friends in phone calls made using an iPhone that is not secure. 
10/29/18 9:54pm
Penn's College Republicans left a comment on the Penn Dems post but has since deleted it. The group's interim president Richard Murphy declined to provide further comment on the issue. 
10/29/18 5:01pm
The Supreme Court ruled Pennsylvania's congressional map unconstitutional last January, and the new state map will make its debut in next week's midterm election.
10/27/18 9:53pm
The suspect in the shooting, Robert Bowers, 46, opened fire at the Tree of Life Congregation in eastern Pittsburgh and attacked during a service.
10/25/18 4:02pm
A UPenn Alert was sent at 3:30 p.m., indicating that the object was cleared and is no longer a danger to the community. 
10/24/18 8:16pm
All the current SCOTUS justices hold law degrees from either Harvard or Yale, except Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. She holds a degree from Columbia Law, but before transferring she attended Harvard Law.
10/24/18 8:08pm
Penn's student focus group explored levels of frustration with racism and discrimination, the role of democracy and human rights in U.S. foreign policy, and the depolarization of political parties.