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Politics

03/15/18 11:16pm
Over 1,000 of Central High School's 2,400 students walked out, as well as two-thirds of Lower Merion High School's student body of 1,300, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.  
03/15/18 6:08pm
The Penn Wharton Budget Model became the latest target of Trump's ire when its economists found themselves in a back-and-forth with the White House over Trump's infrastructure plan. 
03/14/18 7:57pm
The first of its kind since 1969, the teach-in will focus on "the production, dissemination, and use of knowledge." 
03/14/18 8:49am
The race, considered a "bellwether" for the November midterm elections, has captured national attention in recent months.
03/13/18 11:10pm
The hallmark of the evening occurred when Mill called and spoke to the audience from the SCI — Chester in Delaware County.
03/13/18 2:48am
In June 2017, Penn graduate Ron Nirenberg made headlines when he unseated Ivy Taylor, the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, in a decisive election victory. 
03/01/18 12:03am
According to the Inquirer, PHA currently receives 93 percent of its budget from the National Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city of Philadelphia received more than $400 million from HUD in 2017. 
02/28/18 10:31pm
This is Pennsylvania's largest single-year increase in anti-Semitic incidents recorded by the Anti-Defamation League in the past decade. 
02/28/18 9:12pm
In an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer, 2007 Nick Miccarelli called the allegations “absolute lies, a thousand percent lies,” adding that he has “never laid a hand on a woman.”
02/28/18 3:27pm
Biden arrived amid very little fanfare, and two separate Penn spokespeople wrote in emails to The Daily Pennsylvanian they were not aware Biden was on campus.
02/27/18 4:56pm
University Director of Financial Aid Elaine Papas Varas said the federal grant program, loan programs, work-study, and loan forgiveness would all likely be affected by the bill.
02/26/18 11:59pm
The panelists and attendees discussed why college campus censorship is dangerous and where to draw the line between hateful and controversial speech.  
02/26/18 10:53pm
In addition to collaboration with Hillel, the event was sponsored by 12 constituent groups on campus, whose organizations are rooted in politics and political affairs.
02/25/18 9:47pm
Penn has granted 1,740 honorary degrees since 1757. Only 164 of these degrees — 9.43 percent — have been awarded to women. Today, this is changing. 
02/23/18 8:54pm
ProPublica has obtained roughly 250,000 encrypted messages exchanged between members of Atomwaffen Division, the Neo-Nazi hate group linked to Bernstein's death.  
02/23/18 5:00pm
The purpose of the line is to “better understand the policies, processes and procedures in place from the perspective of the individual who has to go through [sexual misconduct],” Philadelphia Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said.
02/22/18 2:38pm
'What Can't Be Debated on Campus' was published in The Wall Street Journal and explores the 'unreasoned speech' Wax encountered in response to her original Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed.
02/22/18 1:45pm
At noon today, students with umbrellas flanked both sides of Locust Walk holding up white paper signs, each with the date, location, and number of deaths from a mass shooting. 
02/21/18 11:57pm
In reference to recent controversy over gerrymandering and the Pennsylvania Congressional Map, Ellsworth said she would also create a bi-partisan committee of citizens to draw the map. 
02/21/18 7:34pm
GET-UP’s decision is the latest in a string of similar moves at other colleges, where unionizing efforts have stalled due to fear that a GOP majority will soon take over the NLRB board and dismantle the Columbia precedent.