Although influential caucuses take place hundreds of miles across the country from Penn, political groups on campus are amping up their outreach efforts. Penn for Bernie and Penn for Biden members are traveling to New Hampshire to canvass voters.
The new ballot machines will increase voting accuracy by leaving a paper trail instead of only recording votes electronically. However, the sudden change in ballot technology may lead to confusion and longer lines at the polling sites.
Penn professor Ian Lustick discussed his new book "Paradigm Lost: From Two-State Solution to One-State Reality" at Perry World House on Tuesday evening.
Iranian students in Philadelphia gathered at a candlelight vigil to mourn friends and family lost in a commercial flight that was shot down last week.
United States Sen. and former Penn Law professor Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is among the first 2020 presidential candidates to open a field office in Philadelphia.
Journalist and 2001 College graduate Amna Nawaz is the first Asian American and first Muslim person to moderate a presidential debate. Nawaz currently serves as the national correspondent at PBS NewsHour, where she has spent much of 2019 reporting on the migrant crisis in United States border towns.
Houston Hall will host a satellite Iowa Caucus in February, organized by College junior and Titonka, Iowa resident, Jessica Anderson.
The House passed two articles, charging Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Trump is expected to be acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate.
Of the 32 candidates who have announced a presidential bid for 2020, including those who have dropped out, Trump is the only one to have attended Penn.
At a Penn Democrats event, Krasner criticized Biden's past record and his ability to unify the party in 2020.
Student leaders behind Penn for Warren and Penn for Bernie are increasing their outreach to outside organizations to promote their candidates.
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.
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.
Brendan O’Leary, director of the Penn Program in Ethnic Conflict, offered his insight on the consequences of the withdrawal and its future implications.
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.
Penn researchers said these distorted perceptions of polls can have harmful effects on elections and undermine faith in the voting system.
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.
The announcement comes just three months after Huntsman Jr. announced his resignation from his position as the United States ambassador to Russia.
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.
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.”