Paul, who has found much support among young voters, said in an interview with CBS earlier this month that he is “trying to save the Republican Party from themselves.”
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.), who represents the second congressional district, which includes Penn, introduced the American Dream Accounts Act of 2012 in the House of Representatives last month.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum officially dropped out of the Republican presidential race on April 10, effectively guaranteeing former Massachussets Gov. Mitt Romney the Republican nomination.
Krishna P. Singh, Holtec International Corporation chair CEO, is among a group of six local investors who will acquire the Philadelphia Media Network for $55 million, the company announced yesterday.
Nutter and co-panelists Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez and Penn Political Science professor Rogers Smith took a significant portion of the hour to agree that race still plays a role in politics today, though it has come a long way in the past decade.
The group hosted a presentation by Michael Keenan, president of the Seasteading Institute, a non-profit organization whose goal is to set up societies and governments on platforms in international waters.
Greenwald, who is widely regarded as one of the country’s most influential political commentators, critically assessed past and current United States presidential administrations’ attempts to expand executive authority.
A seminar-sized audience of 30 listened as Reggie Love, former personal aide to the president, gave advice and provided humorous anecdotes about his experiences.
The forum is an annual discussion panel sponsored by Penn trustee David Silfen and his wife Lyn. This year’s forum focused on the question, “Is America broken?”
Nate Kleinman, a member of Occupy Philadelphia, will run in the Democratic primary for the House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, which includes northeast Philadelphia.
Jon Huntsman Sr.’s financial backing of his son’s presidential bid has laid bare concerns of potential coordination between super PACs and presidential candidates.
Young people from Pennsylvania colleges have had a history of running for political positions. This year, a student from Penn and a student from Penn State are running for delegates in the presidential primaries.
Mitt Romney coasted to a victory in the Florida primary yesterday, reclaiming his title as the frontrunner of the Republican presidential race.
Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, received more votes than his two closest competitors — former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former Pennsylvania Sen.
According to a study published last week by a team of Baylor University psychologists, common polling locations such as churches could trigger unconscious voter bias.
MAP: Polling locations and voter bias
The event, sponsored by both the Penn Democrats and College Republicans, gave students of varying political views the opportunity to watch President Barack Obama’s address, followed by informal discussion.
With the new test, people under the age of 60 who own more than $2,000 in certain kinds of assets and people over 60 who own more than $3,250 will no longer be eligible to receive food stamps.
It was with humility that Huntsman bowed out of the race yesterday. “Mary Kaye and I are equally humbled and amazed at the outpouring of support we’ve received,” he wrote on his campaign website.
INTERACTIVE: Timeline of Jon Huntsman Jr.‘s campaign
Wharton junior Laura Brown, a Daily Pennsylvanian staff member, was recently elected president of College Republicans.
The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization — a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center established in 1993 — is attempting to reduce the level of deception in the American political system, one dishonest claim at a time.
Reggie Love, who for the last five years has served as a special assistant and personal aide to President Barack Obama, is currently a first-year Wharton MBA candidate.