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Politics

10/28/15 3:44am
The national media won’t be the only ones scrutinizing Donald Trump’s every move at Wednesday’s debate.
10/28/15 3:32am
The DNC will be one of the largest public events ever held in Philadelphia, with an estimated 50,000 people expected to attend the week-long convention.
10/28/15 3:27am
“Next Stop: Democracy” is a new civic engagement project which has hired 60 Philadelphia artists to create eye-catching “vote here” signs for the upcoming City Council elections on Nov. 3.
10/23/15 2:54pm
The co-founder says it is possible that the members may decide to sit down and endorse another candidate in the future.
10/20/15 12:13am
Nicolas Garcia, a political science major, is running as a Democrat in central Florida’s District 41.
10/15/15 1:34am

First openly gay Pa. state legislator talks next steps for LGBTQ movement

Lambda Law hosted a panel entitled “What is next for the LGBTQ Movement” to provide an insider’s view to the hot button issue amidst public fervor after the monumental legalization of same-sex marriage nationwide since this June.
10/15/15 12:35am
The 2016 conference will take place July 25-29 at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philly.
10/15/15 12:35am
She'd worked with Senator Elizabeth Warren to bring attention to federal housing regulations.
10/15/15 12:16am
A new branch of Penn Democrats, the group hopes to raise awareness and increase advocacy for women’s issues.
10/13/15 7:27pm
Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer won't be the only Penn alum on stage when the show broadcasts on Nov. 7th.
10/13/15 12:28am
As the first woman from Missouri to be a U.S. senator, Claire McCaskill has experienced her fair share of discrimination.
10/11/15 11:14pm
This year's ballot includes several candidates for the Pennsylvania state judiciary and five for Mayor of Philadelphia.
09/30/15 1:26am
Adam Parkhomenko, national director of grassroots engagement at Hillary for America, spoke at Penn on Tuesday night at the invitation of Penn Democrats.
09/28/15 10:52pm
Carly Fiorina will be making waves at Donald Trump’s alma mater.
09/24/15 2:43am
Penn has yet another student group throwing its support behind a 2016 presidential candidate – one who isn’t even running. New group Penn for Biden has a unique obstacle: Joe Biden has not declared that he is running for president.
09/23/15 10:37pm
As of this November, Donald Trump won’t be the only GOP candidate to have claim to Penn.
09/23/15 12:41pm
On Tuesday night, the Government and Politics Association brought former Senator Mark Pryor to speak at Penn. 
09/22/15 2:27am
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig is the fourth political outsider in the 2016 election cycle.
09/21/15 1:41am
A 6'3" Obama lookalike, Gabe Delaney has had a journey in Penn politics that shaped his character and mission, and, he hopes, made a lasting impact on the next generation of Penn leaders. 
09/20/15 12:00pm
Penn's college houses have created a unique forum for residential civic engagement.