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Politics

04/18/22 11:25pm
Penn political groups are ensuring students are registered to vote before Pennsylvania's May 2 deadline for the upcoming primary.
04/15/22 12:21am
The bill — titled the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” — passed by a 115 to 84 bipartisan vote and will be passed on to the state senate.
04/14/22 1:42am
Harris spoke at the Metal Worker's Local Union No. 19 in the parking lot of the Sheet Metal Worker's Union Hall in South Philadelphia, along with other Democratic politicians.
04/14/22 12:05am
Williamson will be speaking in Houston Hall’s Bodek Lounge next Tuesday, April 19 at a town hall event co-sponsored by Penn Justice Dems and the Andrea Mitchell Center for Democracy. 
04/11/22 6:38pm
This pause on student loan payment will help 41 million borrowers avoid accruing further interest and prevent 7.5 million people from defaulting on their student loans.
04/07/22 12:27am
During the event, Bolton answered questions about topics ranging from the Russian-Ukrainian war to his relationship with former President Donald Trump. 
04/01/22 3:15am
About 25 Penn Democrats members attended the talk, which took place on the evening of March 30. Prescod spoke to the group about his platform and plans for if he is elected. 
03/25/22 12:18am
GPA partnered with the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy to host an all-parties political debate featuring Penn Dems, College Republicans, Penn Justice Dems, and Penn for Liberty on March 23.
03/23/22 1:02am
The Court selected the map, known as the Carter plan, for its “least-change” approach, preserving many elements of the current congressional map.
03/23/22 12:16am
During Lisa Fairfax's introduction of the U.S. Supreme Court nominee, which was delivered to the Senate on March 21, Fairfax highlighted her longtime friendship with Jackson. 
03/20/22 11:26pm
Participants enjoyed food prepared by the townhome residents, listened to music, and conversed with community members. Organizers also led a march around the UC Townhomes complex.
03/17/22 1:51am
Eighteen years after Gutmann’s inauguration, The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down to speak with 29 former and current leaders of the Penn community — including Gutmann herself — to chronicle the former president’s legacy through the lens of her original aspirations.
03/17/22 12:30am
Baumlin officially launched his campaign for Senate in April 2021 following Senator Pat Toomey's (R-Pa.) announcement in 2020 that he would not be running for re-election this year.
03/14/22 11:49pm
Bildt spoke to the audience about the historical conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The event featured a conversation between Bildt and New York Times editor Clay Risen, and concluded with questions from attendees.
03/02/22 11:43pm
Nearly 200 individuals gathered Wednesday — virtually and in person — to listen to the event's panelists address the U.S. government's response to the crisis and how other nations will likely respond.
03/02/22 11:41pm
Penn students who have family in Ukraine told The Daily Pennsylvanian that their families are conflicted about whether to stay at home or seek asylum in neighboring countries.
02/25/22 9:24pm
Hundreds of people at City Hall were draped in the Ukrainian flags and carrying signs, some of which read: “Stop Putin,” “USA help Ukraine,” and “NATO protect our sky.”
02/23/22 10:48pm
The court chose a map submitted by a group of citizens and proposed by the Democratic plaintiffs that used the "least-change" approach to maintain the same, general representation as the previous map.
02/11/22 12:53am
The China Initiative was unveiled in 2018 during the Trump administration under the guise of preventing economic and technological espionage by — or for the benefit of — the Chinese government.
02/09/22 10:14pm
Over the course of the next month, FFP will be dedicating a week to highlight each of their five demands through social media posts and in-person teach-ins.