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Politics

04/09/19 11:00pm
A major part of Delaney’s pitch focused on uniting the country in the face of increasing political polarization.
04/03/19 11:13am
The candidates at the town hall, co-hosted by the Penn Government and Politics Association (GPA), Penn Democrats, and College Republicans, included Democrats, Republicans, and independents.
03/28/19 12:05am
Throughout the talk, Livni stressed the importance of maintaining Israel’s identity as a Jewish state while preserving democratic rights of non-Jewish minorities.
03/27/19 10:57pm
When asked about the Center’s future, Biden Center Director of Communications Carlyn Reichel did not directly address the Vice President’s political plans.
03/26/19 12:09am
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) threw AIPAC under increased scrutiny when her criticisms surrounding Israel and AIPAC were labeled by politicians as anti-Semitic. 
03/22/19 1:48am
“We protect our freedom from an ever encroaching federal government and we allow for the laboratories of democracy to rule the day,” Jeb Bush said.
03/21/19 11:44pm
At a Thursday discussion hosted by Penn Democrats, the recently re-elected Congressman (D-Pa.) indicated his support for former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race, expressed his skepticism of the Green New Deal, and revealed his view on how to appeal to working class voters.
03/19/19 9:38pm
O'Rourke's hourlong speech highlighted issues of immigration, income inequality, health care, the opioid crisis, and the criminal justice system.  
03/18/19 8:59pm
Both Penn and Philadelphia have their own sustainability offices, and similar to their carbon emission targets, Penn shares the city's overall goals while setting its own stricter guidelines. 
03/10/19 7:34pm
Despite a slew of Democrats declaring their candidacies for president in recent weeks, Penn Dems plan to wait until March 2020 to endorse a favored candidate. 
02/28/19 1:40am
Nitzan was invited to speak at the event, entitled "Israel in the Global Order," to discuss Israel’s role in international affairs and clarify common misconceptions about the country. 
02/27/19 12:53pm
Penn Media Relations Director Ron Ozio declined to comment on whether the University received a letter from Michael Cohen regarding Donald Trump's grades at Penn.
02/26/19 11:49pm
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (D) and Lt. Governor John Fetterman (D) are traveling around the state to gauge the public’s reception to legalizing recreational marijuana.
02/21/19 11:41pm
The new voting machines were met with criticism by people who claim the machines will result in less security.
02/19/19 6:08pm
Biden criticized President Donald Trump's policies, and touted his experience as vice president in an impassioned conversation with Gutmann — but notably didn't touch on his presidential aspirations.
02/19/19 3:17pm
The event on Penn's campus occurs as people across the nation have been speculating about Biden's potential run for office in 2020.
02/18/19 4:25pm
His conversation with Gutmann comes amid speculation Biden will soon decide whether he is running for president in 2020.
02/14/19 9:12pm
Penn Dems members say the tabling effort was especially significant in light of several national issues that have targeted the LGBTQ+ community.
02/13/19 9:00pm
Toomey has sponsored gun control amendments in the past, but the activists said it was difficult to determine whether their trip was successful in swaying the politician to support stricter gun control.
02/11/19 12:02am
There are currently only seven Penn alumni in Congress, and all of them serve in the House of Representatives.