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US Rep. Paul Gosar (L), R-AZ, speaks during a press conference on January 7, 2016 to announce legislation that would revoke actor Bill Cosbys Medal of Freedom on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The move for the legislation comes after Cosby was charged with sexual assault following a series of rape allegations. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

House plans to vote Wednesday to censure Paul Gosar and strip him of committee assignments

Annie Grayer, CNN November 17, 2021

(CNN) -- The House will vote Wednesday on a resolution that both censures Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona and strips him of his two committee assignments.A revised proposal released by the House...

Pelosi

Bloomberg November 6, 2021

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, arrives to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. The House plans to vote today on the White House's $1.75 trillion...

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, arrives to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. The House plans to vote today on the White Houses $1.75 trillion economic package and a separate infrastructure bill, after intense 11th-hour negotiations by the House Speaker appeared to settle lingering differences. Photographer: Craig Hudson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Congress passes $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill

(CNN) -- Congress has passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, delivering on a major pillar of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda after months of internal deliberations and painstaking...

Democrats in Congress are pushing ahead with a sweeping multi-trillion-dollar 10-year spending plan.

What we know so far about the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill

Tami Luhby and Katie Lobosco, CNN September 29, 2021

(CNN) -- Democrats in Congress are struggling to unify their members behind a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that is the centerpiece of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda.The sweeping 10-year...

The House passes Equality Act aimed at ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Rep. David Cicilline is a cosponsor of the Equality Act.

House passes Equality Act aimed at ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

Daniella Diaz and Annie Grayer, CNN February 26, 2021

(CNN) -- The House has passed the Equality Act, which would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to protect people from being discriminated based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing...

Hector Rodriguez (middle) salutes aside members of Veterans United for D.C. Statehood in May 2017.

Kent State alumnus invited to attend Biden inauguration after fighting for D.C. statehood

Zoë Blank Reporter February 25, 2021

Hector Rodriguez, Kent State alumnus and founder of Veterans United for D.C. Statehood, said he was honored and humbled to be selected by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who represents the District of Columbia,...

TOPSHOT - US President Joe Biden speaks before signing executive orders on health care, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 28, 2021. - The orders include reopening enrollment in the federal Affordable Care Act. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

GOP senators offer Covid-19 relief counterproposal to force talks with White House back to middle

(CNN) -- Ten Republican senators on Sunday announced plans to unveil a roughly $600 billion Covid-19 relief package, a counterproposal to President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion plan meant to force relief...

Biden to sign executive orders related to equity

Biden to sign executive orders related to ‘equity’

Maegan Vazquez, CNN January 26, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing, according to...

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they push barricades to storm the US Capitol in Washington D.C on January 6, 2021. Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification.

Washington Post: FBI warned of violent ‘war’ at Capitol in internal report issued day before deadly riot

Devan Cole, CNN January 12, 2021

(CNN) -- The FBI warned of a violent "war" at the US Capitol in an internal report issued a day before last week's deadly siege, but it wasn't acted on urgently enough to prevent the domestic terrorist...

Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio’s 13th Congressional District. 

Kent State students conflicted about reelected congressman Tim Ryan

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 12, 2020

Rep. Tim Ryan won reelection in Ohio’s 13th district congressional last Tuesday. Ryan defeated Republican challenger Christina Hagan, a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives.  Ohio’s...

Top congressional negotiators signaled March 24, 2020, that a bipartisan deal on a massive stimulus package to respond to the coronavirus crisis is imminent. Shown are Nancy Pelosi, left, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader in the U.S. Senate. 

Congress unlikely to give stimulus deal final approval Tuesday

(CNN) -- Top negotiators signaled on Tuesday that a bipartisan deal on a massive stimulus package to respond to the coronavirus crisis is imminent, but by early evening a final deal still had not been...

Ohio is one of 10 states, mainly in the Rust Belt, likely to lose seats in the House of Representatives following the 2020 Census next month, according to projections by The Kent Stater. Seven states are expected to gain districts, led by Texas with three added seats and Florida with two.

Projections show Ohio likely to lose House seats following 2020 Census

Editor’s note: This story is the work of Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Interviewing and Data class. Ohio is one of 10 states — mainly across the Rust Belt —...

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