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09/09/09 12:26am

Summer Recap | Obama hires more Penn profs, alums

Three more members of the Penn community were named to positions in the President's administration this summer.
09/04/09 1:43am

POLITICS | Meet the leaders of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia

The 2008 election may be over, but Pennsylvania is still the site of many interesting developments in the world of politics.
06/11/09 6:04pm

Brown's president criticizes new legislation

Ruth Simmons, the President of Brown University, wrote a letter to students last week expressing her opposition to legislation facing the Rhode Island state legislature that would allow cities and towns to levy taxes on colleges and universities.
06/11/09 6:01pm

Ex-professor named to Obama admin

Former adjunct law professor Ken Feinberg has been appointed by the Obama administration to oversee the compensation of executives at financial companies receiving government bailout money.
05/30/09 2:56am
Penn alumnus and governor of Utah Jon Huntsman Jr., was nominated by Obama as the United States ambassador to China, and Penn Law professor William Burke-White has been appointed to a policy position in the U.S. Department of State.
05/29/09 12:14am

Williams wins DA Democratic Primary

On May 19, former Philadelphia Inspector General Seth Williams won the Democratic primary for the upcoming Philadelphia District Attorney election, surpassing his four rivals with over 40 percent of the vote.