This afternoon, lawyers representing Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will appear in federal court in Philadelphia to fight for a statewide presidential election recount. Stein and her supporters have filed a federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming the state’s “national disgrace” of a voting system violates the constitutional rights of citizens. Though there's no evidence PA voting machines were hacked, her attorneys say they could have been -- some of the machines, according to her lawyer, "are easier to hack than an iPhone.” Here's a refresher of the lawsuit.
It's the most wonderful time of the year. You know, that time when Pennsylvania politicians get gussied up and travel to New York to party and schmooze the PA Society weekend. And this year should be interesting. Last year, everybody was fixated on Donald Trump’s controversial appearance. This year, they’ll all have to deal with him again: He’s now the president-elect. Here's what to expect at this year's PA Society weekend in New York. Follow Billy Penn reporter Mark Dent on Twitter for updates through the weekend.
A new study out of Brandeis University suggests Penn isn't enrolling enough lower-income students and that socioeconomic diversity is severely lacking at Philly's Ivy League school. The survey found that seven out of 10 Penn students from the United States lived in zip codes in the top two quintiles of median income. Philly.com has more on the study.
Big Lebowski-themed charity org The Dude Hates Cancer is hosting local troupe The N Crowd for a comedy night with raffles, prizes and other fun. All proceeds go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Where: Ruba Club at 416 Green St. 19123
When: December 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
How much: $15 in advance, $17 at the door
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It's easy to get caught up in the NFL and college football this time of year. But the Flyers are the Philly team to watch right now. They're the hottest team in the NHL, winning seven straight games -- the longest current win-streak in the league -- bringing their overall record to 16-10-3 following a 6-5 win over the Edmonton Oilers last night. Here's a recap of last night's game at the Wells Fargo Center.