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Politics

03/15/16 1:41am
The main focus is on Florida and Ohio, which offer the largest delegate prizes and are the home states of two Republican candidates, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Gov. John Kasich respectively.
03/13/16 11:36pm
Like ESPN writer Nate Silver's popular FiveThirtyEight blog, PollyVote uses evidence-based methods of forecasting to make political predictions.
03/11/16 9:29pm
John Kasich's attorney said on Wednesday that College sophomore Nathaniel Rome's lawsuit was filed 13 minutes late, thereby disqualifying it. 
03/04/16 6:00am
The debate over what contributions Penn owes to Philadelphia took a turn this month as Penn released its annual economic impact report detailing a $14 billion contribution to the state in 2015.
03/03/16 12:34am
On Tuesday, House Committee on Ways and Means met to discuss free speech on college campuses. The Congress Oversight Subcommittee is confronting the question of whether tax-exempt universities endanger their nonprofit status by allowing political activities on campus.
03/02/16 7:52pm
Data from AP as of 2:00am EST 2/2/16.  Results may change as votes continue to be counted. Map data via Wikimedia Commons. Interactive by Andrew Fischer.
03/02/16 2:21am
1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump is barreling towards the Republican nomination, securing Super Tuesday victories in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia.
03/02/16 1:19am
The candidates’ dominant victories and their rivals' resounding losses were felt at Penn, where students paid close attention as news outlets projected wins, often just minutes after the closing of state polls.
02/29/16 11:49pm
The endorsement came as yet another surprise in a Republican primary that has been defined by unexpected front-runners rocking the party establishment’s hold over the GOP nomination.
02/29/16 11:44pm
On Feb. 23, Nathaniel Rome petitioned to have Ohio Gov. John Kasich removed from Pennsylvania’s primary election ballot.
02/29/16 11:43pm
Hillary Clinton "is clearly the most qualified candidate in this race on either side of the aisle," Penn Democrats announced in a statement on their website.
02/29/16 12:32am
Led by a neon orange Jeep blasting “Burn, Baby, Burn," the approximately 1,000-person crowd effectively stopped traffic in parts of Center City.
02/29/16 12:19am
Frederick “Fritz” Steiner, who was recently hired as the new dean of the School of Design, is coming to Penn in part to avoid Texas’s new campus-carry law.
02/27/16 6:00am
The Supreme Court Clinic is representing several Mercedez-Benz dealership workers arguing for overtime. 
02/26/16 6:00am
Although Bernie Sanders constantly cites other developed countries that have implemented the sort of policies he advocates for, Penn experts are not so sure about their viability. 
02/24/16 2:34am
The former admiral and congressman — who announced his 2016 Democratic Senate campaign at Penn — returned to campus on Monday to discuss the tenets of his foreign policy plan.
02/24/16 1:47am
See how much money students, faculty and staff at Penn have given to political campaigns in the past year.
02/23/16 3:07am
The controversy began after the DP caught Marco Rubio speaking with a Cruz staffer inside a South Carolina hotel. 
02/23/16 2:58am
For students who lean more to the right at Penn, a liberal political environment has various implications on lives of conservative college students.
02/23/16 1:20am
The congressional hearing, which plays into the determination of the federal budget, dealt with the role of the aircraft carrier in ensuring the superiority of the U.S. military’s naval power.