Politics

10/31/18 3:28am
According to a report from The New York Times, the 1968 Wharton graduate frequently confides in his close friends in phone calls made using an iPhone that is not secure. 
10/30/18 1:54am
Penn's College Republicans left a comment on the Penn Dems post but has since deleted it. The group's interim president Richard Murphy declined to provide further comment on the issue. 
10/29/18 9:01pm
The Supreme Court ruled Pennsylvania's congressional map unconstitutional last January, and the new state map will make its debut in next week's midterm election.
10/28/18 1:53am
The suspect in the shooting, Robert Bowers, 46, opened fire at the Tree of Life Congregation in eastern Pittsburgh and attacked during a service.
10/25/18 8:02pm
A UPenn Alert was sent at 3:30 p.m., indicating that the object was cleared and is no longer a danger to the community. 
10/25/18 12:16am
All the current SCOTUS justices hold law degrees from either Harvard or Yale, except Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. She holds a degree from Columbia Law, but before transferring she attended Harvard Law.
10/25/18 12:08am
Penn's student focus group explored levels of frustration with racism and discrimination, the role of democracy and human rights in U.S. foreign policy, and the depolarization of political parties.
10/24/18 11:46pm
PennDesign studios have recently returned from a trip to Puerto Rico as part of their disaster relief research and infrastructural improvement design efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
10/24/18 4:26am
Kim was motivated to become a special victims prosecutor after she was sexually assaulted in college. Sexual assault prevention is now the top issue she campaigns on. 
10/22/18 5:38am
The way women decide to vote will be a strong indication of the way demographics have shifted in the past two years, said professor Dawn Teele, recipient of Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research of Women in Politics.
10/22/18 3:49am
"In every election I've ever covered going back almost 30 years, politicians have always said this is the most important election of our lifetime," Dick Polman, WHYY political columnist and Penn writer-in-residence, said. "It's kind of become a cliche— but this one really is."
10/21/18 10:02pm
Democrat Bob Casey is running for his third term in Congress as Pennsylvania Senator and current polling gives him a 16-point lead.
10/19/18 1:12am
At the end of the debate, all students in attendance had been convinced by side government that businesses should be free to refuse to disseminate ideas with which they disagree.  
10/18/18 5:37pm
The Former Governor of Florida recently joined former Vice President Joe Biden as Penn's second Presidential Practice Professor.
10/18/18 3:30am
The conversation turned to the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, with Krasner criticizing both Democratic and Republican senators for their questions during the Kavanaugh Judiciary Committee hearing.
10/17/18 7:33pm
Penn Law professor Stephen Burbank appeared in a video posted by Warren this week asserting that she has had at least one Native American ancestor from six to ten generations ago. 
10/17/18 1:11am
H.R. McMaster discusses his experience in Trump's White House, the civilian-military divide, and why he returned to academia in the second season premiere of Perry World House's podcast. 
10/10/18 9:57pm
1997 College alumnus Josh Gottheimer is running for Congressional re-election in New Jersey's 5th District on Nov. 6.
10/08/18 1:54am
Leaders of campus groups say they have emphasized voter registration this semester to empower these new voters in a politically contentious time.
10/04/18 8:42pm
Wawa's political action committee says they are donating funds to candidates on both sides of the aisle.