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Kent Wired

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...

Men’s golf starts 2021 fall season with fourth place finish

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 14, 2021

Kent State’s men’s golf team finished in fourth place out of 14 teams at the Gopher Invitational on Sunday and Monday.“I thought we handled the whole weekend really well,” coach Jon Mills said....

Growing Democracy Project

Two KSU Professors play a lead role in ‘Growing Democracy’

Izzy Stewart Reporter June 22, 2021

Ashley Nickels and Casey Boyd-Swan not only spend their time educating Kent State students but have also created an educational project that reaches local and national populations. They launched The Growing...

After the National Guard fired on May 4, Professor Glenn Frank used a bullhorn to tell the students, I am begging you right now if you don’t disperse right now they’re going to move in, and it can only be a slaughter.

OPINION: America was never great. May 4 is proof of that.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

Last week in my Opinion Writing class, my professor played a clip about May 4 from Ken Burns’ documentary, "The Vietnam War."We saw all the images we’ve come to associate with that day: the National...

OPINION: 2021 is “1984” – America’s education system as propaganda

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past,” George Orwell wrote in “1984,” his novel about a totalitarian government that retains its power by controlling...

Brennan poses with Anne Lamotts author photo on the back of a copy of Bird by Bird.

OPINION: Leave politics out of this? No thanks.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer February 10, 2021

I didn’t used to be a political person. Ten years ago, as an undergraduate in college, I idolized the author Anne Lamott for her writing about spirituality. I bristled, however, any time she veered...

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CHANDAN KHANNA January 8, 2021

Nominated Secretary of State Antony Blinken(R) participates as US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a cabinet announcement event in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 24, 2020. - US President-elect...

GUEST OPINION: Why should you vote?

"This election is the most important election of your life, so make sure to vote." This is a typical call to action in our political discourse — so common that it seems as though every election is...

Auditor of State Keith Faber. Headshot provided by the state auditor’s office.

Ohio auditor discusses the role of government in communities

Madisyn Woodring Reporter March 30, 2020

Government must be proficient in implementing quality aid to its citizens with the least amount of money possible, the state auditor Keith Faber said.“I always say better, faster, cheaper,” Faber said....

22% of the Republican college students participating in the Axios/College Reaction Poll voted saying that they support the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. 

Impeachment 101: Understanding the Impeachment

Annie Zwisler Reporter February 1, 2020

The impeachment of President Donald Trump is in full swing as senators continue to submit questions to impeachment managers and lawyers for President Trump. Starting Friday, senators will begin a debate...

The 2019 Washington Program in National Issues students at the Capitol Building during a coffee hour with Senator Sherrod Brown. 

Kent State’s Washington Program in National Issues gives students future opportunities

Juniors and seniors at Kent State who are curious about the government or have a passion for politics can apply to the Washington D.C. internship program.The program was started in 1973 by the main founder...

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