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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...

Biden administration launches $10 million ad campaign, leaders network to encourage vaccination

Latest Ohio Republican anti-vaccine bill could be dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A House GOP bill limiting businesses' ability to require the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment hit another roadblock Wednesday, with indications the measure may be...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

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....

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...

Democratic presidential candidate and Ohio congressman Tim Ryan speaks at the Iowa Democratic Partys Hall of Fame Dinner on June 9, 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Nearly all of the 23 Democratic candidates running for president were campaigning in Iowa this weekend. President Donald Trump has two events scheduled in the state on Tuesday. 

‘Stop talking about Dr. Seuss and start working with us’: Democratic congressman lashes out at GOP colleagues over pro-union bill

Originally Published: 10 MAR 21 12:00 ET By Devan Cole, CNN March 10, 2021

 (CNN) -- Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan lashed out at his Republican counterparts on Tuesday as the House debated a pro-union bill, urging the party to end its preoccupation with the recent shelving of...

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...

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington.

Trump acquitted for second time following historic Senate impeachment trial

(CNN) -- The Senate has acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riots at the Capitol.The vote...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talks to reporters following the weekly Senate Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol January 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. 

House Democrats surprise Senate with request to hear from witnesses at impeachment trial

(CNN) -- In a surprise twist, House impeachment managers asked the Senate on Saturday morning to call witnesses in former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial rather than moving to a final...

HOUSE DEMOCRATS STIMULUS CHECK PLAN WOULD EXCLUDE FAMILIES EARNING MORE THAN $200,000

House Democrats’ stimulus check plan would exclude families earning more than $200,000

By Katie Lobosco, CNN February 9, 2021

(CNN) -- House Democrats have rejected a Republican proposal to significantly narrow eligibility for further stimulus payments and are moving forward with legislation that would provide $1,400 stimulus...

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Dr. Amy Acton leaves nonprofit to explore run for US Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dr. Amy Acton, the former state health director who became the face of Ohio's early pandemic response, has stepped down from her nonprofit position to “carefully explore” running...

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 20: Parkland shooting survivor and activist David Hogg attends Womens March Los Angeles hosts March For Our Lives LA: Road to Change & the Parkland survivors & activists at St. Elmos Village on July 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Parkland shooting survivor calls for House GOP leader to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Chandelis Duster, CNN January 28, 2021

 (CNN) -- Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg called on Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Thursday to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has faced intense criticism this week over incendiary...

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