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Politics

10/15/20 9:38pm
The panel also featured Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile, and 2005 College graduate and Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker. 
10/15/20 12:58am
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus concluded its National AAPI Bus Tour with the one-hour Zoom rally on Wednesday evening.
10/15/20 12:11am
The Faculty Senate — which serve as the representative voice for full-time teaching faculty — announced on Oct. 6 a resolution that all Penn faculty members should accommodate students who wish to engage in “election-related activities” on Election Day. 
10/13/20 11:54pm
While they did not dominate the crowd, around 500 Generation Z Trump supporters showed up to see the president. Many said they were fervent supporters of the president due to his abortion and Supreme Court stances, but also said they feared expressing such views at their universities.
10/13/20 11:23pm
Although Trump is concerned about election integrity in Philadelphia, Penn students are not. Instead, student leaders  are pointing the finger at the 1968 Wharton graduate himself.
10/13/20 11:04pm
Giuliani made a number of false or exaggerated statements, including a statement that "people don't die" of COVID-19 anymore. 
10/13/20 10:53pm
Philadelphia lawyers argued that because satellite offices are not official voting locations like polling places, poll watchers are not permitted under state law to observe activities there. 
10/12/20 8:54pm
The Inquirer editorial board outlined five key areas in which Biden would be able to better benefit Pennsylvania: public health, the environment, the economy, racial justice, and education.
10/12/20 8:54pm
The task force consisting of local prosecutors and detectives will be responsible for reviewing and investigating complaints until and after election day.
10/11/20 11:20pm
"Boys State" follows over a thousand 16-and-17-year-old boys who gather for an elaborate mock exercise in which they “build” their own state government, mirroring the intense party divisions and hyper-masculinity currently plaguing national politics.
10/11/20 10:26pm
The debate was canceled on Oct. 19 after President Donald Trump, who had recently tested positive for COVID-19, refused to participate in a virtual debate
10/08/20 1:07am
While Gym believes Penn has made great contributions to Philadelphia, she thinks the University has an unfinished role in uplifting one of the poorest cities in the country.
10/05/20 11:40pm
The announcement comes as a shock to Philadelphia's political establishment, as Toomey's decision puts Republicans at a disadvantage in the state's next elections.
10/05/20 11:01pm
They were especially frustrated with the perceived hypocrisy of the Republican Senators who blocked former President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee in March 2016, stating that the winner of the upcoming election should decide who chooses the nominee.
10/05/20 10:48pm
Pennsylvania voters gave worse ratings of Trump’s personal characteristics in a New York Times/Siena College survey conducted just after the first presidential debate.
10/02/20 12:49am
Student debaters explained why they feel that their respective candidates are best fit to lead the nation for the next four years, with particularly tense moments occurring when the speakers faced off about white supremacy. 
10/01/20 2:02am
Several students and professors stressed their frustration with candidates’ inability to achieve productive discussion, and cited Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy as one of the night's most shocking sentiments.
09/29/20 11:09pm
Pennsylvania joined six other states and the District of Columbia on Monday in requesting the halt.
09/29/20 3:57am
The Black Lives Matter movement inspires numerous comparisons to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. But some Penn alumni — who have marched on its bloodiest streets and decades later, remain committed to seeking justice — are not convinced there can necessarily be a direct comparison. 
09/28/20 11:26pm
Trump's packed rallies, including many unmasked attendees, have conflicted with state COVID-19 restrictions.