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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

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...

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,...

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...

Maddie Newingham

A terrible tax bill just in time for the holidays

Madison Newingham December 15, 2017

Merry Christmas to me — a terrible tax bill.Having to explain to devout traditional conservatives their party failed them has been quite challenging. On Dec. 1 at 2 a.m., 51 Senate Republicans passed...

Republicans push for tax reform

Kyleigh Jarosinski November 13, 2017

Republicans are pushing for tax reform, and everyone in legislature is trying to decide what the best plan is moving forward.The GOP is hoping to cut taxes to increase revenue and help the middle class,...

Democrats debate issues on the stage in Columbus in hopes of landing a nomination for governor Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. 

Democratic hopefuls debate in Columbus for governor nomination

Andrew Keiper October 30, 2017

 Democrats hoping to land a coveted nomination for governor took the stage in Columbus Sunday night to hash out the nuances of their platforms and the ways they differ from their Republican counterparts.Four...

Maddie Newingham

Opinion: Republicans must denounce Trump through actions, not words

Maddie Newingham October 29, 2017

Democrats are cheering about Senators Bob Corker and Jeff Flake speaking out against President Donald Trump.We are treating them like heroes, but they haven’t actually done anything. Sen. Flake retired...

Opinion: Practicing civil discourse since Congress can’t

River Kale October 18, 2017

College Republicans: Lack of Iranian cooperation justifies Trump's concernsOne of the major hot button topics circling mainstream media last week is President Donald Trump’s views on the Iranian deal....

Alex Kamczyc

Opinion: An Open Letter to Republicans

Alex Kamczyc July 14, 2017

Republicans! Conservatives! People in college who only based their political stances from what their parents told them! Heed these words!As someone who was also raised with republican principles, I too...

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