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Politics

09/13/19 12:25am
Penn Dems members greeted the more exclusive lineup, which featured all of the top contenders on the same debate stage for the first time
09/08/19 5:06pm
Valerie Jarrett served in the Obama administration for all eight years of his presidency, and was seen as a trusted advisor who pushed for liberal policies in the administration.
09/04/19 9:40pm
The colloquium, titled "How Emerging Technologies are Rewiring the Global Order," will feature speeches and panel discussions with other prominent government and technology leaders. 
08/26/19 10:35pm
College Republicans, Government and Politics Association, and Penn Democrats are preparing for the buildup to the 2020 elections. 
08/22/19 10:54pm
Here's why the presidents of Penn for Biden think the former vice president should be the one to take on Trump.
07/16/19 6:08am
“I certainly was not struck by any sense that [I was] sitting before a genius," the admissions officer said.
07/13/19 5:28pm
The former vice president earned nearly $800,000 from working at Penn as a Presidential Professor or Practice.
05/06/19 3:10pm
At the event, Palmieri explained how women in leadership are subject to “deeply enlarged gender biases” and urged them to be unapologetic about their identities despite this. 
04/28/19 9:05pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to the Penn community Thursday that Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden “will be taking an unpaid leave of absence from his work at the Penn Biden Center" throughout his campaign.
04/25/19 7:49am
Penn hired Biden to become a Presidential Professor of Practice in February 2017 and he opened the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington, D.C. a year later.
04/24/19 11:16pm
Over the last few weeks, several groups supporting individual candidates in the Democratic primary — Penn for Bernie, Penn for Beto, Penn for Pete, and Penn for Kamala — have sprung up on Instagram.
04/24/19 1:37am
There was unanimous agreement among the candidates on ensuring open primaries and same-day voter registration, but the Democrats diverged on what policies were best suited to increase voter turnout.
04/22/19 11:58pm
The battle for mayor of Philadelphia will feature four major candidates. Here’s what you need to know about each of them.
04/21/19 10:50pm
“Local elections sometimes get less coverage but they are nonetheless still very important,” Penn Dems Communications Director and College freshman Tamara Wurman said.
04/17/19 10:52pm
In an interview with the DP, Bush spoke about bipartisanship solutions to climate change and the need for college students to rise up and take the lead.
04/17/19 12:49am
At the summit, speakers presented a range of perspectives on combating climate change at the local, state, national, and international levels.
04/16/19 12:34am
At College Hall, Owens said the concepts behind the #MeToo movement once played a role in the lynching of blacks, called the notion that Republicans opposed civil rights a myth, and proclaimed blacks were being misled by the Democratic Party.
04/11/19 10:48pm
Experts stressed the severity of the nationwide opioid crisis, clarified the benefits of decriminalizing addiction, and emphasized the need to change the country's culture to reduce dependence on such drugs.
04/11/19 6:55pm
If found guilty on all charges, his sentence would represent a maximum of 335 years in prison, NPR reported. 
04/11/19 2:24pm
The Silfen Forum event begins at 3 p.m. at Irvine Auditorium and is titled "Is There an Antidote for the Opioid Epidemic? Seeking a Cure for the Worst Drug Crisis in American History."