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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

OPINION: It’s time for men to pull their chair up to the table

Maria Ferrato Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

From unequal pay to sexual assault, women are empowered to be strong individuals who can stomach any pain rather than fighting for themselves. But what if they just didn’t have anything to fight? I’ve...

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 —...

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...

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...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic and historic move that comes as the President faces outrage over reports that he pressured a foreign leader in an effort to target a political rival.

Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump

Originally Published: 24 SEP 19 08:43 ETUpdated: 24 SEP 19 17:15 ET    (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a dramatic...

Grad Tax

House GOP tax bill could leave graduates with financial burden

Nicholas Hunter December 6, 2017

The GOP-majority House of Representatives passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” bill Nov. 16 implementing a sweeping overhaul of the tax code with a vote of 227-202. No Democrats and only 13 Republicans...

Wolf One

Kent-raised Democrat runs for US Congress in Chicago

Ray Padilla June 27, 2017

Benjamin Thomas Wolf, 42, grew up in Kent, Ohio. He went to elementary, middle, high school and college here — something he believes shaped him into the person he is today.“Being from the midwest is...

GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumble

Alan Fram, Associated Press January 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have muscled legislation through the House tightening federal restrictions on abortions as thousands of abortion foes staged their annual protest march just down the street.The...

Maggie Wachtel is a sophomore public relations major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at

Opinion: Vote and let your voice be heard

Maggie Wachtel November 3, 2014

Midterm elections are on Tuesday, Nov. 4, and no matter your views or beliefs, I am encouraging you to go out and vote.All 435 members of the House of Representatives are up for re-election. According...

Ray Paoletta

Opinion: Ohio House Bill 593 aims to outlaw overload fees

Ray Paoletta September 21, 2014

Graduating from college in four quick, easy and painless years is easier said than done. From failing a class to dropping a class, or not being able to get into a required class, many students find it...

Guest Column: Government for sale to highest bidder

Dan Thomasson April 7, 2014

WASHINGTON—Look for this advertisement on TV, your local newspaper and online in the not too distant future:"For sale at auction: 535 Seats in the U.S. Congress, 100 in Upper House and 435 in Lower Chamber....

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