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Politics

06/09/20 2:08pm
Protesters who attempted to tear down the statue during anti-police brutality protests say the statue stood as a symbol of discrimination and police brutality. 
06/09/20 12:58am
Public reception of Pennsylvania's week-long extension for mail-in primary ballots has been mixed, with voters' support largely falling along political party lines. 
06/08/20 12:34am
Florida representative Matt Gaetz is asking the Department of Education to investigate the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement for allegedly accepting millions in undisclosed foreign donations.
06/07/20 12:19am
Penn students are urging Philadelphia councilmembers to reallocate millions in increased police funding toward other city services.
06/06/20 6:59pm
America is now left to decide between the former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice and 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump.
06/04/20 1:08am
Over 1.4 million Pennsylvanians requested mail-in ballots for this year's primary, approximately 13 times more than the count in the 2016 primary.
06/03/20 12:30am
Penn in Washington typically features a cohort of 25 Penn undergraduate students, who take four credits in specified courses alongside an internship of the student's choice in Washington, D.C.
06/02/20 11:07pm
Rising College junior Cassy Ingersoll and rising College senior Owen Voutsinas-Klose have been named the new co-chairs of Penn for Biden.
06/02/20 12:36am
Although absentee voters now have until June 2 to mail their ballots, some Penn students who applied for a mail-in ballot from out of state may still be unable to vote because of delays in receiving their ballots.
06/01/20 10:58pm
Elections offices must receive ballots by 5 p.m. EDT on June 9, one week after the original deadline. Ballots must still be postmarked by June 2. 
05/30/20 12:44am
The National Legal and Policy Center complaint alleges the University has millions of dollars in undisclosed funds from China. 
05/28/20 10:50pm
In a May 27 livestream, Wolf announced his endorsement for Biden, stating he believes Biden is the best candidate to lead the country out of the coronavirus pandemic. 
05/27/20 1:37am
Penn and Columbia University are the only two Ivy League institutions that do not pay PILOTS, or Payments in Lieu of Taxes, to their local governments. 
05/26/20 4:04pm
Owen Voutsinas-Klose is running as a delegate for former Vice President Joe Biden. Jack Cahill is running as a delegate for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). 
05/26/20 12:11am
The primary election is scheduled to take place on June 2, and the deadline to request a mail-in ballot is May 26. 
05/20/20 11:05pm
Voters with Pennsylvania identification can apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot online, while non-identification holding voters must email, call, or mail in a request to receive a ballot.
04/28/20 12:34am
The group hopes to diversify what it feels is a dominant pre-professional atmosphere on campus by fostering electoral engagement and progressive activism. 
04/22/20 2:18am
CAFSA, an on-campus organization officially founded in September 2019 to combat rape culture and support historically underrepresented identities, removed Penn Dems from their coalition after they endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
04/22/20 1:48am
Even though most students have now left Penn's campus, students should still be counted as living in Philadelphia, or where they would have been living on April 1 had the coronavirus not displaced them.
04/17/20 12:17am
Though Biden does not share the alumni status of 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump, several members of the Biden family have graduated from Penn’s various schools, and the former vice president served as a Penn presidential professor of practice.