Kirsten Thomas is a staff writer for The New Political and a freshman studying journalism at Ohio University. Kirsten is also in the OHIO Honors Program and a news writer for The Post. Hailing from Cincinnati, Kirsten spent some of her high school career holding various leadership positions at The Leaf, the student voice of Sycamore High School.
If you are looking for Kirsten, you can typically find her drinking coffee and talking about her dog, Buckeye. Follow her on Twitter @kirstenthomas36 or send her an email at [email protected]
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An Athens real estate agent launched his campaign for the Ohio Senate on Wednesday at the Athens County Democratic Party headquarters
Come learn about how YOU can get involved with The New Political at our spring interest meeting. Sunday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. in Scripps Hall 111!
In 2018, the Republican Party held on to 12 of 16 U.S. House of Representatives seats in Ohio, while only winning 52% of the popular vote; Democrats held on to four, and this 12 to four difference has not changed since 2012.
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Ohioans in the coal mining industry who are directly impacted by widespread layoffs and the bankruptcy of a large mining company expressed concern about the future of the coal market
Athens Happens is a weekly podcast brought to you by TNP reporters dedicated to explaining the nuances of Athens’ and state politics. Listen to this episode, where we sat down with former self-described democratic socialist mayoral candidate Damon Krane.
The doors of the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo are open. Attendees of Donald Trump's rally are starting to fill both the floor and stands. Outside a long line still remains of people waiting to get inside. The event is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. @TheNewPolitical
Downtown Toledo is getting ready for the President’s visit tomorrow afternoon. Protestors held an event, people are starting to claim their spots in line and a few people are selling Trump merchandise. Doors to the rally open in about 24 hours. @TheNewPolitical
Athens Happens is a weekly news podcast brought to you by TNP reporters. Listen to our recent episode about the life and death of a historical building on campus. https://thenewpolitical.com/2019/12/27/podcast-athens-happens-the-life-and-death-of-brown-house/