Not many people get to share a stage with former President Bill Clinton, but former Law School professor Elizabeth Warren will be one of them.
A Daily Pennsylvanian reporter recounts her experiences so far at the Democratic National Convention.
Eight students from communication class “Conventions, Debates and Campaigns,” are in Tampa Bay, Fla., this week to experience and report the RNC.
President Barack Obama held three fundraising events at the Franklin Institute in Center City this Tuesday.
The event was an effort to motivate Democrats to register to vote in Pennsylvania, a historic battleground state even though it has voted Democrat in the last five presidential elections.
Several Penn students are showing their passion for Obama by working to get him re-elected.
The office, which opened May 2, is Obama’s sixth location in Philadelphia, highlighting the importance of the city in the 2012 presidential race.
Several professors are in the process of revising their curricula or creating new ones for fall semester courses — from Political Science to journalistic writing and communication studies — that will center around the election.
In addition to her duties representing the University, next month Penn President Amy Gutmann will be releasing a new book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It.
Romney spoke of the need to lower taxes to several hundred members of the Independence Hall Tea Party Association, the largest Tea Party group in the tri-state area.
VIDEO: Mitt Romney at The Franklin Institute
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.