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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

U.S. congressional district map  for 2012-2020

2020 census reveals losses for Ohio while redistricting efforts are still set for later this year

Ian Jameson Reporter May 1, 2021

Data from 2020’s census was released on April 26 and reveals Ohio is losing one congressional seat and an Electoral College vote.  Ohio’s population grew by 2.3 percent from 2010 to 2020 while the...

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...

OPINION: The Overton Window — which way is it sliding?

Ross McDonnell Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

Ross McDonnell is a junior journalism major at Kent State and is just starting his second semester of writing for The Kent Stater and KentWired.com. While his eventual career goal one day is to become...

A group of protesters shield themselves from chemical irritants as they demonstrate Wednesday evening, Jan. 20, 2021, outside the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in Portland, Ore. (Assfault Pirates via AP)

Here’s why rioters say they’re gathering in Portland

January 23, 2021

Originally Published: 22 JAN 21 13:02 ETUpdated: 23 JAN 21 13:39 ETBy Dan Simon, Jason Kravarik and Mallika Kallingal, CNN    (CNN) -- Rioters again took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, on Thursday...

OPINION: In search for the left

After four days of uncertainty, there was very little doubt that Joe Biden would be the forty-sixth president-elect of the United States as the counts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada were...

OPINION: No rest for the wicked

As we noted previously, the Cleveland Presidential Debate was a disaster for both parties, but new information has made this even more problematic than we ever imagined. In a tweet barely three days later,...

OPINION: Vote where power is: the streets

The debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in Cleveland on Sept. 29 was nothing less than a truly sublime moment, one which thoroughly encapsulated the current state of this country’s mainstream political...

Klobuchar NH

Drew Angerer February 16, 2020

MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) waves after speaking during a Get Out The Vote event at the University of Southern New Hampshire on February 9,...

Republican representative and senior business management major Seth Koellner participates in a discussion about immigration at the Kent State Student Center on Feb. 10, 2020. Koellner is the president of the Kent State College Republicans. 

College Democrats and Republicans meet face to face on immigration

Chris Ramos Reporter February 11, 2020

When it comes to immigration, there is not a “right or wrong” answer, Jessica Roshak, assistant director of Student Leadership Development told students Monday night. “It’s different party stances...

OPINION: Impeachment is back — what’s next?

Jarett Theberge Photographer October 2, 2019

It started with a phone call.The Washington Post reported that on July 25, 2019, President Donald Trump called the newly elected leader of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to congratulate him on the victory...

Maddie Newingham

Opinion: Start engaging in local politics

Madison Newingham November 5, 2017

It is no secret we keep up with state politics less than federal politics, though our representatives deal with and campaign on the more kitchen-table issues.Democrats seem to forget that elections happen...

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