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Politics

03/03/20 9:59pm
Penn Democrats announced in an official statement that the club will not endorse Michael Bloomberg, criticizing the former New York mayor's stop-and-frisk policies and alleged sexual harassment. 
03/03/20 8:54pm
Braithwaite graduated with a master’s degree in government administration from Penn’s Fels Institute of Government in 1995. He is the current U.S. Ambassador to Norway.
03/01/20 11:55pm
Although Penn Democrats has yet to endorse a candidate for the 2020 presidential primary, the group partnered with Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's Pennsylvania campaign branch for a campaign event at Woody’s, an LGBTQ bar and dance club in Center City.
02/27/20 7:44pm
Gym is the second elected official in Pennsylvania to endorse Sanders. 
02/26/20 11:20pm
All college students will be counted as residents of where they are living as of April 1, as opposed to where they grew up or where their guardians live. At Penn, the rules are the same for non-Pennsylvanian students as well as international students.
02/23/20 10:22pm
The group's executive board voted unanimously to endorse five candidates to represent Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives: Dwight Evans (PA-03), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), Conor Lamb (PA-17), and Eugene DePasquale (PA-10).
02/23/20 9:38pm
Painter, who worked for former President George W. Bush, said ethical norms are declining under 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump's presidency.
02/20/20 9:24pm
The prosecutors were asked to resign in January 2018, three days after Krasner took office. When they refused, they were fired and replaced by younger prosecutors whom the plaintiffs claim were less experienced, according to the lawsuit.
02/19/20 11:13pm
In an effort to campaign and educate the Penn community on hot button political issues, students gathered in the ARCH building Tuesday night for a parliamentary debate about their 2020 Democratic favorites.
02/19/20 7:11pm
The Department of Education has sent letters to the two Ivy League universities for failing to report foreign donations of more than $250,000, as required by Section 117 of the Higher Education Act.
02/19/20 1:21am
Check out a breakdown of five leading Democratic candidates' plans to make college more affordable and decrease student debt. 
02/19/20 12:05am
Wharton removed Milken’s portrait from the Wharton Hall of Fame in 1989.
02/18/20 9:48pm
The report’s authors wrote that their conclusions are consistent with other research that shows attitudes can change after individuals are exposed briefly to websites that are critical of vaccination. 
02/16/20 10:27pm
On the afternoon of Feb. 13, about 20 local students convened in Huntsman Hall to witness members of March for Our Lives PA and Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro formally announce a new plan promises cut gun deaths in Pennsylvania in half by 2030.
02/15/20 5:57pm
Perry World House Lightning Scholar Sarah Bush said she found that election interference is often viewed as positive in an authoritarian regime, but is generally seen as negative when it impacts a democracy.
02/14/20 7:33pm
President Donald Trump awarded a scholarship to Philadelphia schoolgirl Janiyah Davis to promote school choice, condemning "failing government schools." But Davis attends one of the best charter schools in the city.
02/12/20 2:24am
At Sanders' New Hampshire victory party, hundreds chanted slogans ranging from "Bernie beats Trump" to "Health care is a right." At Buttigieg's rally, the runner-up and his supporters emphasized the need for unity.
02/11/20 2:36am
Filled with college-aged supporters, the enthusiastic crowd illustrated the faithful backing that Sanders boasts as he looks to win Tuesday's primary and build momentum in his presidential bid.
02/11/20 2:36am
During his hour-long speech, Trump lauded the United States' economic prosperity and boasted about "killing the founder and leader” of ISIS. The audience chanted “lock her up” when Trump brought up Nancy Pelosi's impeachment inquiry, and booed loudly when he decried his Democratic opponents and called mainstream media "fake news."