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Politics

04/28/15 12:50am
The former City Councilman At-Large has an even more decisive lead in endorsements than in the polls.
04/27/15 10:26pm
The Social Planning and Events Committee announced the cancelation following the escalation of riots in Baltimore. 
04/23/15 9:34pm
With less than a month until the primary election, a Democratic mayoral debate on Thursday took a harsh tone.
04/22/15 12:25am
At Penn, student groups engage in issue-related advocacy but rarely turn out to vote.
04/20/15 1:47am
Six Democratic candidates are vying to win the Democratic primary on May 19, and the race remains wide open.
04/20/15 1:27am

Rachel Levine kicks off Lambda Grads' day of silence

On April 16, Levine spoke at an event held by Lambda Grads, the LGBT organization for graduate students. Her speech commenced the Day of Silence organized by the Lambda Grads, in which participants remained silent for all of Friday.
04/18/15 10:00am
On May 20, Philadelphia voters will head to the polls to select their primary candidates for Mayor and City Council.
04/16/15 12:15am
An estimated 3,000 students from Drexel, Penn, Temple and other colleges stood in front of McDonald's and marched down to the Market Street Bridge. 
04/15/15 11:08pm
The event, which aims to celebrate the power, accomplishments and beauty of black women and girls has come under fire in the past from critics who claim the event promotes reverse racism.
04/14/15 11:02pm
Fifty-nine of the suspects who were shot by Philadelphia Police were unarmed, according to the report.
04/14/15 1:03am
While Penn students might see Spring Fling as the biggest upcoming event, for those interested in Philadelphia politics, the Democratic mayoral primary race might be more exciting.
04/14/15 12:50am
Anderson Cooper will speak at Penn on April 28 in an event brought to Penn by the Social Planning and Events Committee.
04/13/15 1:37am
The conference occurred as Obama met Cuban President Raúl Castro.
04/13/15 12:31am
On Sunday, Clinton’s campaign team released a two-minute video in which she announced her campaign. She will head to Philadelphia over the summer for the Democratic National Convention.
04/12/15 10:00am
Philadelphians will head to the polls on May 19 for the Democratic primary elections for City Council and Mayor.
04/09/15 1:28am
With no advertising campaign yet, Lynne Abraham will need to generate more of a prominent message.
04/08/15 1:40am
Abraham recovered but could not finish the debate.
04/08/15 1:38am
The only Republican candidate running for mayor wants Philadelphians to have alternatives.
04/06/15 1:49am
Penn Divest from Displacement proposes that the University divest from corporations that profit through practices that displace people. 
04/02/15 12:05am
Nutter began his speech with a humorous memory as a Penn undergraduate.