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Politics

02/26/21 12:57am
The panelists expressed hope at the party would distance itself from former President Donald Trump now that he is out of office.
02/24/21 12:57am
A Supreme Court decision would have addressed the question of whether state courts have the right to change voting procedures set by the legislature. 
02/22/21 11:13pm
City officials projected that Philadelphia will soon only have enough money in its reserves to run the city for three days.
02/22/21 1:56am
In a conversation with former National Association for the Advancement of Colored People President Ben Jealous, Abrams discussed hot-button political issues, shared her thoughts on the future of the Democratic Party in the South, and offered both personal and career advice for Penn students.
02/19/21 2:44am
Akela Lacy, a politics reporter, and Alex Emmons, a national security reporter, discussed their hopes for the Biden presidency, how they interact with mainstream media, and what problems progressive journalists will face in the years to come.
02/19/21 1:56am
Scaramucci said his time working in the Trump administration, from which he was famously fired within ten days of being appointed, was “catastrophic mistake.” 
02/13/21 5:00pm
The Senate voted to acquit Trump in his second impeachment trial on — falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for conviction.
02/11/21 2:28am
Four of Penn's political groups detail how they are gearing up for a hybrid approach to event-hosting and community building this semester.
02/08/21 4:06am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has yet to act on a resolution proposed by Penn alum and Councilmember Jamie Gauthier to address the city's increase in gun violence, prompting local community members to petition — and strike — for its approval.
02/08/21 12:03am
The healthcare professionals expressed a general sense of optimism towards the Biden-Harris administration's pandemic response. 
02/07/21 10:44pm
The move signals a shift in the way the Biden administration is approaching civil-rights enforcement compared to the previous administration. 
02/05/21 1:01am
Two Penn affiliates, Wharton professor Eric Orts and Penn graduate Kenneth Braithwaite, are exploring a potential run for the Senate in 2022.
02/03/21 9:37pm
Although students of color said they largely settled for Biden, many remain cautiously optimistic of the new administration. 
02/03/21 1:52am
Republicans must decide what the future of its party will look like in the coming years, and Penn students and faculty have differing opinions regarding the course of action it should take.
02/02/21 1:57am
David Eisenhower, an Annenberg professor and the grandson of former President Dwight Eisenhower, spoke to students on the current state of American politics. 
01/31/21 11:14pm
The seat, which retiring Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is leaving open, will be incredibly important for both parties to win in the midterms
01/29/21 12:00am
Three Republican lawmakers are targeting Penn over its close-knit relationship with the president.
01/28/21 1:32am
Students and professors expressed a sense of optimism towards the Biden-Harris administration as they look forward to the reversal of several Trump-era policies.
01/28/21 12:52am
Penn President Amy Gutmann introduced the event by condemning former President Donald Trump for inciting a riot at the Capitol and urging audience members to remember King's legacy as a guide.
01/22/21 12:03am
Levine is currently the face of Pennsylvania's COVID-19 response, serving as the top health official in the commonwealth. She would become the highest-ranking openly transgender official to serve in the federal government.