Politics

Audio: FREAKONOMICS: How Powerful Is That Leader?

November 2, 2010

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School shares his views on the value of titles of world leaders.

Appraise the Past to Build the Future

November 1, 2010

Michael Useem of the Wharton School contributes his perspective on the midterm elections and the effect they will have on President Obama’s future.

Article Source: Washington Post

My Take: Which Religious Voters Will Show Up on Tuesday?

November 1, 2010

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences shares her opinion on whether or not Latino and African-American voters of faith will vote in the midterm election.

Article Source: CNN.com

VIDEO: Michelle Obama Urges Pa. Voters to ‘Get fired up’

November 2, 2010

First lady Michelle Obama rallies Democrats to vote at a nighttime rally on Monday at the University of Pennsylvania.

Article Source: Washington Post

Expecting a Shift

October 31, 2010

First lady Michelle Obama is visiting the Penn campus for a rally.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Politicians Using Private Investigators to Take a Closer Look at Opponents -- and Themselves

October 28, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center observes that op research is more prevalent in this election year for political advertisements.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Politicians Use Private Investigators to Unearth Their Own Skeletons

October 28, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center suggests that more “op research” is being used in this year’s election season.

Article Source: Associated Press

5 Takes on the U.S.-China Currency Tensions

October 27, 2010

Jacques deLisle of the Law School shares his perspective on the extent to which China’s currency revaluation will affect U.S. economic recovery.

Article Source: Atlantic
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 27, 2010

Penn Leads the Vote Students to Hold Election Day March and Rally Nov. 2

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WHO:           

Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania   president          

Penn Leads the Vote student representatives

 Penn marching band, Penn cheerleaders

 

WHAT:        

Election Day “Get out the Vote” March and Rally

Political Attack Ads Reign

October 26, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Policy Center comments on the midterm elections’ attack ad strategies.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer