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Politics

04/02/20 10:36pm
The stay-at-home order began at 8 p.m. on April 1 and will continue until April 30, Governor Tom Wolf announced.
04/02/20 12:57am
While Penn Democrats officially endorsed Biden in late March, Penn for Bernie said their group has no plans to support Biden’s campaign unless he adopts leftist policies that address issues pertinent to younger voters.
03/24/20 12:01am
Amidst COVID-19, political groups like Penn Democrats and Penn Leads the Vote try to keep students politically engaged despite physical limitations and uncertain primary dates. 
03/23/20 11:03pm
All Philadelphia residents are required to remain home unless they are performing essential personal activities.
03/22/20 4:39pm
Penn Dems endorsed Biden Saturday and said the former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice's "diverse coalition of support" will lead him to success in November's election. 
03/11/20 12:13am
Biden spoke at the National Constitution Center due to the cancellation of his rally in Cleveland, Ohio amid the coronavirus outbreak.
03/05/20 7:59pm
Uygur finished in 4th place out of 12 candidates in the special primary election for Katie Hill’s former seat, earning approximately 5% of the vote, The New York Times reported.
03/05/20 11:38am
Before running for president, Warren taught contract and bankruptcy law at Penn Law from 1987 to 1995.
03/04/20 11:52pm
After Super Tuesday, students running Penn for Biden said they anticipated a close race, and despite the setback, Penn for Bernie remains determined to secure their candidate's nomination. 
03/04/20 10:43am
The hour-long event will be broadcasted live on Fox News from the Scranton Cultural Center in Scranton, Pa.
03/03/20 9:59pm
Penn Democrats announced in an official statement that the club will not endorse Michael Bloomberg, criticizing the former New York mayor's stop-and-frisk policies and alleged sexual harassment. 
03/03/20 8:54pm
Braithwaite graduated with a master’s degree in government administration from Penn’s Fels Institute of Government in 1995. He is the current U.S. Ambassador to Norway.
03/01/20 11:55pm
Although Penn Democrats has yet to endorse a candidate for the 2020 presidential primary, the group partnered with Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's Pennsylvania campaign branch for a campaign event at Woody’s, an LGBTQ bar and dance club in Center City.
02/27/20 7:44pm
Gym is the second elected official in Pennsylvania to endorse Sanders. 
02/26/20 11:20pm
All college students will be counted as residents of where they are living as of April 1, as opposed to where they grew up or where their guardians live. At Penn, the rules are the same for non-Pennsylvanian students as well as international students.
02/23/20 10:22pm
The group's executive board voted unanimously to endorse five candidates to represent Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives: Dwight Evans (PA-03), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), Conor Lamb (PA-17), and Eugene DePasquale (PA-10).
02/23/20 9:38pm
Painter, who worked for former President George W. Bush, said ethical norms are declining under 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump's presidency.
02/20/20 9:24pm
The prosecutors were asked to resign in January 2018, three days after Krasner took office. When they refused, they were fired and replaced by younger prosecutors whom the plaintiffs claim were less experienced, according to the lawsuit.
02/19/20 11:13pm
In an effort to campaign and educate the Penn community on hot button political issues, students gathered in the ARCH building Tuesday night for a parliamentary debate about their 2020 Democratic favorites.
02/19/20 7:11pm
The Department of Education has sent letters to the two Ivy League universities for failing to report foreign donations of more than $250,000, as required by Section 117 of the Higher Education Act.