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Politics

12/08/20 12:12am
During phone banking events, held every Monday evening over Zoom for the past two months, Penn Dems members urge eligible Georgia voters to vote blue.
12/07/20 11:51pm
The course will cover topics including voting rights, mail-in ballots, voter registration, felon disenfranchisement, and redistricting.
12/07/20 12:56am
“Fox News and the Associated Press made a terrible call when they called Arizona,” John Lapinski said. “Had they gotten that call wrong, America would have spiraled.” 
12/04/20 12:21am
O’Mara, who received a master’s in English and History from Penn in 2017, ran for the second time this election season to continue representing Pennsylvania’s 165th District in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives.
12/02/20 12:25am
Penn's outgoing Board of Trustees chair and top Comcast executive David L. Cohen could be named the nation's next ambassador to the United Kingdom, according to a new report from Politico. 
12/01/20 11:59pm
Trump's final legal challenge against Pennsylvania's election results was dismissed by the state Supreme Court on Saturday, protecting almost 2.6 million mail ballots.
12/01/20 11:58pm
Pennsylvanian suburbs shifted toward Biden to deliver his victory, including Allegheny County, which is home to Pittsburgh and its suburbs.
11/30/20 11:27pm
Pennsylvania State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin) found out that he had tested positive for COVID-19 during a recent meeting at the White House with President and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump. 
11/29/20 11:50pm
The Penn Biden Center was always intended to continue even after Biden left. Now, students and professors are hoping the Center continues to expand and become a formal space for those interested in public policy careers. 
11/23/20 9:40pm
In a 37-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Matthew W. Brann issued a blow against the Trump campaign’s attempts to potentially invalidate the votes of nearly seven million Pennsylvania voters. 
11/18/20 12:09am
The Trump campaign says the new suit will focus on alleged violations of the U.S. Constitution's Equal Protection Clause. 
11/13/20 12:57am
Three out of four questions asked voters about criminal justice and police reform, and another asked if the city should borrow money to be largely spent on infrastructure repairs.  
11/13/20 12:33am
Now that the election is over, Penn students and recent graduates who poured countless hours into Biden's campaign are looking toward the future with optimism and pride in what they accomplished in this historic election.
11/13/20 12:15am
This lawsuit marks Trump’s most thorough attack against the certification of Pennsylvania’s election results.
11/12/20 1:27am
If Democrats prevail in the two remaining Georgia Senate races, then the Senate will be split equally between the two parties, with Vice President Kamala Harris acting as tie-breaker.
11/12/20 1:12am
Penn Leads the Vote conducted a survey on the effect of the 2020 election on students' mental health, and found that 80% of respondents reported that they were somewhat, moderately, or very anxious and stressed leading up to Election Day.
11/11/20 12:02am
While the Trump campaign claims that Pennsylvania election officials violated federal and state law with charges of voter fraud and improper handling of mail-in ballots, Democratic lawyers and election officials continue to dismiss the challenges as unsupported attacks on a fair election process.
11/10/20 12:13am
Warren also spoke about her optimism about a Biden presidency and issues she hopes will be addressed, including abolishing the electoral college and fighting for racial justice
11/09/20 2:30am
At 10:20 p.m., the police spotted the two armed men without Pennsylvania arms permits. They were detained and later arrested for firearms charges.
11/09/20 1:25am
The panelists also discussed the potential for significant changes in public health legislation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic under a Biden administration.