Category Archives: Blog

Blog Post by Brian Doyle: Not Feelin’ the Bern

Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization. I like Bernie Sanders. I think he’s an honest, principled man, with admirable ideals and good priorities. He’s ideologically consistent and has largely stayed away from the demagoguery that other candidates have so readily embraced. Unfortunately, however,

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Penn Democrats Endorses Dwight Evans

At our Congressional Candidates Forum on February 22nd for Democrats running to represent Pennsylvania’s 2nd Congressional District, members of Penn Democrats had the privilege to hear directly from the candidates why they should represent our congressional district. Though the Democratic field offers many candidates with compelling resumes and progressive platforms that we support by and

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Superdelegates and the Undemocratic Democratic Primary

Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton exited the Super Tuesday primaries with a fairly wide discrepancy in delegate count. After the results of these elections, Hillary has gathered a significant 1,052 delegates to Bernie’s mere 427.

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Blog Post by Joe Sageman: The Flawed Case for Hillary

Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization.   Single payer health care. Overturning Citizens United. Free college tuition. A $15/hour minimum wage. The same platform that has galvanized millions of Americans to support Bernie Sanders is the one under attack from the Clinton campaign. The

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Blog: Why Hillary Needs a Strong Challenger

By Dani Blum This past Sunday, Hillary Clinton officially declared her candidacy for president. The two minute and fifteen second video took the Internet by storm – close-ups on “ordinary American families” transitioning to different stages of their lives, shots of a beaming Hillary stating, “I’m running for president”. While few can say they’re surprised

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