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Politics

02/26/19 11:49pm
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.
02/21/19 11:41pm
The new voting machines were met with criticism by people who claim the machines will result in less security.
02/19/19 6:08pm
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.
02/19/19 3:17pm
The event on Penn's campus occurs as people across the nation have been speculating about Biden's potential run for office in 2020.
02/18/19 4:25pm
His conversation with Gutmann comes amid speculation Biden will soon decide whether he is running for president in 2020.
02/14/19 9:12pm
Penn Dems members say the tabling effort was especially significant in light of several national issues that have targeted the LGBTQ+ community.
02/13/19 9:00pm
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.
02/11/19 12:02am
There are currently only seven Penn alumni in Congress, and all of them serve in the House of Representatives.
02/09/19 2:37pm
“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.
02/08/19 12:26am
In a recent CNN poll, 62 percent of Democratic voters said former Vice President Joe Biden should run for president.
02/05/19 11:57pm
At the Penn Dems watch party in Rodin College House, attendees stressed the importance of observing the event, despite their significant policy disagreements with Trump.
02/03/19 5:35pm
The national Women’s March came under fire after the march's co-chairs were accused of anti-Semitism. The march has also been criticized for failing to be inclusive of all women.
01/29/19 12:38am
Rivera-Reyes, a democratic socialist, is currently campaigning for an at-large seat in the Democratic primary, all while balancing cancer biology research at Penn. The primary election will be held May 21.
01/27/19 9:58pm
Wolfe has spoken out against the beverage tax and hopes to decrease taxes across the board, calling the current system outdated and “perfect for mid-19th century Philadelphia."
01/27/19 9:34pm
The group hopes to place a strong focus on activism, planning protests, marches, speaker events, and roundtable discussions.
01/25/19 12:42am
Penn Dems hosted a comment writing session Wednesday informing students about the potential impacts of the new Title IX regulations.
01/24/19 5:16pm
To receive care, federal workers must bring identification to show their employment, as well as a zero-dollar pay stub. 
01/23/19 10:50pm
Zaina Erhaim, who has reported on the Syrian civil war from Syria but now lives in London, was previously denied a U.S. visa because of Trump's travel ban.
01/22/19 10:46pm
Before Warren entered the political field, the Massachusetts senator taught contract and bankruptcy law at Penn Law from 1987 to 1995.
01/20/19 3:32pm
Chants of “I refuse to lose” and “I choose to be more than what you think of me" rang throughout the crowd. Signs read “Intersectional Feminism” and “Black Lives Matter.”