Articles by Grant Bianco

04/28/19 9:05pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to the Penn community Thursday that Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden “will be taking an unpaid leave of absence from his work at the Penn Biden Center" throughout his campaign.
04/24/19 11:16pm
Over the last few weeks, several groups supporting individual candidates in the Democratic primary — Penn for Bernie, Penn for Beto, Penn for Pete, and Penn for Kamala — have sprung up on Instagram.
04/22/19 11:58pm
The battle for mayor of Philadelphia will feature four major candidates. Here’s what you need to know about each of them.
04/16/19 12:34am
At College Hall, Owens said the concepts behind the #MeToo movement once played a role in the lynching of blacks, called the notion that Republicans opposed civil rights a myth, and proclaimed blacks were being misled by the Democratic Party.
04/09/19 11:00pm
A major part of Delaney’s pitch focused on uniting the country in the face of increasing political polarization.
04/03/19 11:13am
The candidates at the town hall, co-hosted by the Penn Government and Politics Association (GPA), Penn Democrats, and College Republicans, included Democrats, Republicans, and independents.
03/27/19 10:57pm
When asked about the Center’s future, Biden Center Director of Communications Carlyn Reichel did not directly address the Vice President’s political plans.
03/22/19 1:48am
“We protect our freedom from an ever encroaching federal government and we allow for the laboratories of democracy to rule the day,” Jeb Bush said.
03/21/19 11:44pm
At a Thursday discussion hosted by Penn Democrats, the recently re-elected Congressman (D-Pa.) indicated his support for former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race, expressed his skepticism of the Green New Deal, and revealed his view on how to appeal to working class voters.
03/10/19 7:34pm
Despite a slew of Democrats declaring their candidacies for president in recent weeks, Penn Dems plan to wait until March 2020 to endorse a favored candidate. 
02/19/19 6:08pm
Biden criticized President Donald Trump's policies, and touted his experience as vice president in an impassioned conversation with Gutmann — but notably didn't touch on his presidential aspirations.
02/19/19 3:17pm
The event on Penn's campus occurs as people across the nation have been speculating about Biden's potential run for office in 2020.
02/14/19 9:12pm
Penn Dems members say the tabling effort was especially significant in light of several national issues that have targeted the LGBTQ+ community.
02/13/19 9:00pm
Toomey has sponsored gun control amendments in the past, but the activists said it was difficult to determine whether their trip was successful in swaying the politician to support stricter gun control.
02/11/19 12:02am
There are currently only seven Penn alumni in Congress, and all of them serve in the House of Representatives.
02/09/19 2:37pm
“We can't afford to just tinker around the edges — a tax credit here, a regulation there,” the former Penn Law professor said, outlining her ideology in opposition to less progressive Democrats.
02/05/19 11:57pm
At the Penn Dems watch party in Rodin College House, attendees stressed the importance of observing the event, despite their significant policy disagreements with Trump.
02/03/19 5:35pm
The national Women’s March came under fire after the march's co-chairs were accused of anti-Semitism. The march has also been criticized for failing to be inclusive of all women.
01/27/19 9:34pm
The group hopes to place a strong focus on activism, planning protests, marches, speaker events, and roundtable discussions.
01/22/19 10:46pm
Before Warren entered the political field, the Massachusetts senator taught contract and bankruptcy law at Penn Law from 1987 to 1995.
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