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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

Colin Powell Interactive

October 19, 2021

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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...

AOC and the designer of the dress, Aurora James, getting ready before the Met Gala. 

OPINION: AOC did everything right in Met Gala appearance

Hannah Keil Opinion writer September 26, 2021

The Met Gala has officially come and gone, and people have had mixed opinions about everything that went on. Critics say nobody was on theme, some attendees should not have been invited, and other random...

UNITED STATES - MARCH 13: Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, takes his seat for the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on NATO at 70: An Indispensable Alliance on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

GOP Rep. Ron Wright dies following Covid diagnosis

     (CNN) -- Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died, his congressional office announced in a statement Monday, saying that he had been admitted to the hospital after contracting Covid-19."Congressman...

Senator Rand Paul, seen here on Capitol Hill January 30, 2020, in Washington, DC, will force a test vote to gauge the Republican support for Trump impeachment trial.

Rand Paul calls impeachment ‘dead on arrival’ after most Republicans signal that trial is unconstitutional

Clare Foran and Manu Raju, CNN January 26, 2021

(CNN) -- The Senate tabled an effort by Sen. Rand Paul Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, but the vote offered an indicator for how Republican...

OPINION: Use your beliefs to form your ideology

Ross McDonnell Opinion writer November 11, 2020

My earliest recollection of anything in the political sphere — besides bits and pieces — came when I was around the age of seven. It was the summer transitioning into the fall, on the national level,...

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What Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation means to students and faculty

Bella Hagey Reporter November 5, 2020

With Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Oct. 27, many fear losing access to abortion and birth control and seeing the legality of gay marriage overturned.Prominent Supreme Court...

Mackenzie Burchett gives a presentation during a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kent State meeting on Feb. 21, 2020. 

What the 2020 election means to sexual violence survivors

Bella Hagey Reporter September 29, 2020

Although sexual violence survivors have dealt with a president with past sexual assault allegations for the past four years, they can only expect the same thing this fall.President Donald Trump, the 2020...

A sample ballot for the Ohio primary election. 

Updates in Ohio’s primary election: How to get an absentee ballot and still vote

Jenna Borthwick TV2 news director March 28, 2020

The Ohio General Assembly approved a plan Wednesday to extend absentee voting for the 2020 primary election until April 28 and eliminate most in-person voting.Lawmakers overruled Secretary of State Frank...

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 —...

Sydney Dunmire, Ohio youth governor, 69th governor of the Ohio YMCA youth and government program, and senior at Rutherford B. Hayes High School. 

High school students talk about voting, voter registration

As the presidential race wages on, emerging 18-year-old high school students will be able to exercise their voting power in the upcoming primaries and presidential election. According to Axios, Generation...

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Opinion: Tomi ‘Turncoat’ Lahren

Stephen D'Abreau March 22, 2017

For those of you who don’t know, Tomi Lahren is a, 24-year-old conservative talk show host working for conservative outlet TheBlaze.She’s outspoken and attracts a large following for her firebrand...

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