The candidates at the town hall, co-hosted by the Penn Government and Politics Association (GPA), Penn Democrats, and College Republicans, included Democrats, Republicans, and independents.
Throughout the talk, Livni stressed the importance of maintaining Israel’s identity as a Jewish state while preserving democratic rights of non-Jewish minorities.
When asked about the Center’s future, Biden Center Director of Communications Carlyn Reichel did not directly address the Vice President’s political plans.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) threw AIPAC under increased scrutiny when her criticisms surrounding Israel and AIPAC were labeled by politicians as anti-Semitic.
“We protect our freedom from an ever encroaching federal government and we allow for the laboratories of democracy to rule the day,” Jeb Bush said.
At a Thursday discussion hosted by Penn Democrats, the recently re-elected Congressman (D-Pa.) indicated his support for former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race, expressed his skepticism of the Green New Deal, and revealed his view on how to appeal to working class voters.
O'Rourke's hourlong speech highlighted issues of immigration, income inequality, health care, the opioid crisis, and the criminal justice system.
Both Penn and Philadelphia have their own sustainability offices, and similar to their carbon emission targets, Penn shares the city's overall goals while setting its own stricter guidelines.
Despite a slew of Democrats declaring their candidacies for president in recent weeks, Penn Dems plan to wait until March 2020 to endorse a favored candidate.
Nitzan was invited to speak at the event, entitled "Israel in the Global Order," to discuss Israel’s role in international affairs and clarify common misconceptions about the country.
Penn Media Relations Director Ron Ozio declined to comment on whether the University received a letter from Michael Cohen regarding Donald Trump's grades at Penn.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (D) and Lt. Governor John Fetterman (D) are traveling around the state to gauge the public’s reception to legalizing recreational marijuana.
The new voting machines were met with criticism by people who claim the machines will result in less security.
Biden criticized President Donald Trump's policies, and touted his experience as vice president in an impassioned conversation with Gutmann — but notably didn't touch on his presidential aspirations.
The event on Penn's campus occurs as people across the nation have been speculating about Biden's potential run for office in 2020.
His conversation with Gutmann comes amid speculation Biden will soon decide whether he is running for president in 2020.
Penn Dems members say the tabling effort was especially significant in light of several national issues that have targeted the LGBTQ+ community.
Toomey has sponsored gun control amendments in the past, but the activists said it was difficult to determine whether their trip was successful in swaying the politician to support stricter gun control.
There are currently only seven Penn alumni in Congress, and all of them serve in the House of Representatives.
“We can't afford to just tinker around the edges — a tax credit here, a regulation there,” the former Penn Law professor said, outlining her ideology in opposition to less progressive Democrats.