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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Our View: John Boehner made the wrong move

Kent Stater editorial board September 27, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) shocked the nation when he abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday. He said resigning has been on his mind for a while, but after praying with the Pope on Thursday,...

Sarah Matthews on the Speakers balcony.

Opinion: My summer internship with John Boehner

Sarah Matthews September 25, 2015

This past summer, I was fortunate enough to have the experience of interning in Washington, D.C. at what some refer to as “Boehnerland.”My time in Speaker Boehner’s congressional office gave me an...

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 7, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Speaker of the House John Boehner resigns

Alexandra Gray September 25, 2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner announced Friday morning his resignation to avoid a government shutdown.  Boehner, a member of the Republican Party from Ohio's 8th District, has been under pressure...

President Barack Obama delivers the State of The Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

Julie Pace, Associated Press January 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including...

Republicans set stage for raising debt limit

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press February 11, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - Unwilling to risk spooking the markets, and leading a fractured GOP majority, House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday stepped back from a confrontation with Democrats to let Congress vote...

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