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Year in Review: Midterm elections drive Penn community to the polls, political causes
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Year in Review: Midterm elections drive Penn community to the polls, political causes

(Clockwise from top left) Then Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvanian Senate candidate John Fetterman, Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, and Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz. Credit: Anna Vazhaeparambil , Julia Van Lare, Abhiram Juvvadi The Daily Pennsylvanian’s political coverage this year followed how the Penn community reacted to this year’s biggest moments in politics – ranging from the leaked draft of the overturning of Roe v. Wade to Penn students' role in the Pennsylvania midterm elections. Feb. 8 – The United States Senate confirmed former Penn President Amy Gutmann as U.S. ambassador to Germany. Penn professors spoke...
Primary Season Ends With Pro-Trump Nominees Giving Hope to Democrats | Politics
Politics

Primary Season Ends With Pro-Trump Nominees Giving Hope to Democrats | Politics

It was a tight race that wasn't called until late Wednesday morning, and when the final results were in, Republican Don Bolduc was joyously celebrating his win in the New Hampshire primary for a Senate seat.Democrats were celebrating his win as well. With control of the Senate at risk of flipping to the Republicans, Democrats were nervously eying the seat of sitting Sen. Maggie Hassan, whom Bolduc will face in November. Hassan eked out a victory in 2016 by a 1,017 vote margin and this year – a midterm election where the party in power typically loses seats – was shaping up as an even tougher battle.But the primary win by Bolduc, a 2020 election-denier whom New Hampshire's GOP governor, Chris Sununu, called "kind of a conspiracy-theorist type candidate" when refusing to endorse Bolduc in th...