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Debate at Penn: Have We Lost the Spirit of Compromise in America?

PHILADELPHIA –- Will a hard-fought U.S. election, replete with record spending and ever more divisive rhetoric, really change anything in Washington?

Security of N.J. E-Mail Voting After Storm Is Questioned

November 6, 2012

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science expresses concern over e-mailed ballots.

Article Source: Business Week

President Obama’s Victory Speech: A Strong Speech With Clear Echoes of Presidents Lincoln, T. Roosevelt, Kennedy and Clinton

November 7, 2012

David Eisenhower of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for teaching a class on presidential communication.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Video: Will Obama Find Compromise With Congress?

November 7, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School discusses President Obama’s second term in relation to compromising with Congress.

Article Source: CNBC

Why Voters Should Fear Romney’s Tax Plan

November 5, 2012

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School share their thoughts about Mitt Romney’s tax plan.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Long-term Care and Dignified Voting

November 5, 2012

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine pens an op-ed about long-term-care facilities and voting.

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Audio: Kathleen Hall Jamieson on Polling and the Media

November 2, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center talks about how reporting on polling can have an effect on the election.

Article Source: CBC

Hidden Side of Obama’s Race Gap

November 4, 2012

Daniel Gillion of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research about race and politics.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Schools Widen Their Political Horizons

November 4, 2012

Mark Duggan of the Wharton School says, “Historically, it is fair to say that the policy-making world has not been foremost in the minds of business schools.”

Article Source: Financial Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 5, 2012

Political and Proud: A Penn Democrat and a Penn Republican

Before Andrew Brown and Laura Brown — no relation — arrived on the University of Pennsylvania campus, they had both heard of Penn’s reputation, correct or not, as liberal.