The Republicans’ sinister motivations for electoral redistribution are blatantly obvious, but there are also a number of reasons why this proposed system would be devastating for Pennsylvania.
On Monday night during the Tampa GOP debate, Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota Congresswoman, attacked Texas Governor Rick Perry for his use of an executive mandate for all 11- and 12-year-old girls in the state to receive the Human papillomavirus vaccine, Gardasil.
Of the many aspects of government spending up for debate in the current 2012 fiscal year budget negotiations, the continued funding for grant-giving organizations such as the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation could be cut — a concerning prospect for Penn administrators.
The future is uncertain for President Barack Obama’s newly proposed American Jobs Act, a half-trillion-dollar piece of legislation that aims to jumpstart the economy and lower the 9.1 percent unemployment rate.
Nearly a year after 2010 Graduate School of Education graduate Daniel Chinburg started Penn’s Tea Party branch, the movement died as quickly as it came.
City Council members have until Sept. 9 to come up with a district map of Philadelphia. This year, five Philadelphia groups collaborated to create FixPhillyDistricts.com, a website where citizens can log on and redraw the district map for themselves.
2011 College graduate and incoming Penn Design student Jason Goodman has established the first youth-run statewide LGBT organization in the country.
The Pell Grant program, which is on the chopping block as lawmakers look to make spending cuts to resolve the ongoing debt ceiling crisis, may remain intact.
With a mission to “make politics more simple,” two Penn graduate students are creating a startup that helps voters discover candidates who hold political views in line with their own.
The Public Policy Polling firm has found that President Barack Obama's statewide approval rating is at 46 percent.
Although Gov. Tom Corbett fulfilled his promise not to raise any taxes, he reduced funding for social services, including higher education.
Gay marriage, which will be legal in six states and Washington, D.C., is illegal in Pa. and unlikely to become legal anytime soon.
Obama held two Democratic National Committee fundraising events in Philadelphia, one at the Hyatt Hotel at the Bellevue and one at the home of 1981 Penn Law graduate and Comcast Corporation Executive Vice President David Cohen
Speaking from Liberty Park in Jersey City, N.J., 1987 College grad and former Ambassador to China Jon M. Huntsman Jr. announced his presidential campaign for the 2012 election.
1987 College graduate Jon Huntsman Jr. will announce his candidacy for the 2012 presidential elections on June 21 in front of the Statue of Liberty.
Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, has been the object of many Penn student protests.
Penn mirrored a city-wide trend of low voter turnout in this year's municipal primary elections on May 17.
1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump announced that he will not run in next year's presidential election.
Controversy arose when former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke at Penn earlier this year.
Though budget cuts that the United States Congress passed last month went into effect for the 2011 fiscal year, one of its main education-related cuts won’t affect students studying at Penn this summer.