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Politics

04/20/16 2:28am
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton cruised to victories in the Empire State, leaving competitors John Kasich, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders with narrow paths to the nomination. 
04/19/16 2:06am
At Penn, international students have bared witness, much to their surprise and concern, to what is turning out to be a historic election for American politics.
04/15/16 12:00am
“Usually by the time Pennsylvania rolls around it’s pretty clear who the Democratic and Republican nominees are, so it’s a little different this time,' Associate Vice President for Federal Affairs Bill Andresen said.
04/14/16 1:41pm
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will cover the Democratic National Convention from Penn's Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Annenberg Center Live announced Tuesday.
04/14/16 2:39am
On April 7, Gov. Wolf signed two executive orders banning discrimination against employees or applicants for employment based on their sexual orientation, as well as all agencies contracting with the state.
04/12/16 2:51am
Students for a Democratic Society and Penn Political Union engaged in a formal debate Monday night, arguing over the merits of the Central Intelligence Agency and its role in promoting global security.
04/07/16 3:42am
Hillary Clinton, fresh off of a loss to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday, discussed issues of interest to AFL-CIO members.
04/07/16 3:22am
An estimated 10,000 people crowded into Temple University to listen to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speak.
04/06/16 1:46am
Mayor Jim Kenney recently introduced a massive $600 million plan to restore Philadelphia’s public libraries, recreation centers and parks.
04/06/16 1:37am
The rule was part of the STEM Optional Practical Training program (OPT), and extends the period of time foreign students can stay in the country seven months longer than what was outlined in the last policy, which was passed in 2008.
04/05/16 1:30am
The Daily Pennsylvanian took a look at Fattah’s recent legal troubles, extending back to 2007, and previewed what lies ahead for the embattled congressman and Fels graduate.
04/05/16 1:28am
Although a college degree is one of the requirements to apply for an H-1B visa, some international Penn students have exploited a loophole and apply before graduating.
04/05/16 1:25am
Around 128,000 voters have become registered Republicans since the beginning of the new year across the state — many to vote for and against Trump.
04/04/16 1:09am
Students and faculty packed into Harrison Auditorium Thursday night to hear John Mearsheimer, a renowned political scientist, deliver a lecture titled “U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East Since 9/11: One Disaster after Another."
04/01/16 10:25pm
Friday’s moderated discussion with Brennan at the Penn Museum was shut down early following repeated interruptions by protesters inside the building who spoke out the United States government’s use of drones.
03/31/16 1:25am
The water crisis in Flint, Mich. has many Philadelphians concerned about the safety of the city’s drinking water.
03/30/16 2:21am
An old adage may say that “all politics are local,” but interest in politics is clearly not.
03/30/16 2:18am
Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik gave a talk about their book "Notorious R.B.G.: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" on Tuesday night in Golkin Hall. 
03/24/16 2:15am
Pennsylvania could potentially become the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana, thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 3 in the state House of Representatives this month.
03/24/16 1:09am
On March 3, Mayor Kenney introduced a soda tax, which is the third proposal Philadelphia has seen.