Dennis Kucinich

Dennis Kucinich

Dennis John Kucinich ( /kuːˈsɪnɪtʃ/; born October 8, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district, serving since 1997. He ... More »Dennis John Kucinich ( /kuːˈsɪnɪtʃ/; born October 8, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district, serving since 1997. He was furthermore a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections. The district includes most of western Cleveland as well as suburbs such as Parma and Lakewood. He is currently the chairman of the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. He is also a member of the Education and Labor Committee. From 1977 to 1979, Kucinich served as the 53rd mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, a tumultuous term in which he survived a recall election and was successful in a battle against selling the municipal electric utility before being defeated for reelection by George Voinovich. Through his various governmental positions and campaigns, Kucinich has attracted attention for consistently delivering "the strongest liberal" perspective. This... [ Wikipedia ]

Panel Plus: 8/18

And welcome to FOX News Sunday panel plus with Nina Easton Dennis Kucinich -- -- mr. -- and Evan -- just as we left the program senator you were going to. Make an observation about the potential for a Republican to win 2016 and you're about to say. I was about to say that the position of ...

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Dennis Kucinich: Obama risks impeachment if he acts alone on Syria

Former Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich was asked on Friday on Fox News to defend a tweet in which he suggested President Obama faces impeachment if he were to act unilaterally against Syria. “200 in #Congress demand #Syria vote. #Constitution art.1 sec.8 -@BarackObama risking #Impeachment?” the former ...

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Ted Cruz On Syria: U.S. Shouldn't Be 'Al Qaeda's Air Force'

That’s why young men and women sign up to join the military, not to, as you know, serve as Al Qaeda’s air force.” The same phrasing was used by Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) in an interview with The Hill last week. "So what, we're about to become Al Qaeda's air force now? " ...

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Dennis Kucinich: NSA Should Be Abolished; Edward Snowden Should Be Lauded

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) had some strong words for the National Security Agency last week, arguing that the federal government should abolish it and throw leaker Edward Snowden a celebratory parade. Kucinich spoke following a Washington screening of "Terms and ...

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Barack Obama's baleful continuity with Bush era fetters on American liberties

A champion of progressive causes in the US House of Representatives, Dennis Kucinich of Ohio, is leaving Congress after 16 years, following the elimination of his Cleveland district due to Republican-controlled redistricting, in the wake of the 2010 census. Days before his departure from ...

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Ron Paul Launches Foreign Policy Think Tank

" Accompanying him were Rep. Thomas Massie, a libertarian-leaning Kentucky congressman seen as Paul's ideological heir; and Dennis Kucinich, a longtime across-the-aisle ally of Paul's who is also freshly out of Congress. Absent was his son Senator Rand Paul, who has sought a more ...

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Sanford completes political comeback in South Carolina race

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, has had many ups and downs in his political career, first becoming mayor of Cleveland, at the age of 31, and then losing a bid for reelection. Kucinich was later elected to the Senate, and then the U.S. House, but lost when he ran for president ...

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AISLE HOG: Bronx Rep. Eliot Engel will once again be in the audience at State of the Union address -...

Veteran Aisle Hog Rep. Dale Kildee (D-Mich.) retired; Reps. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) lost primaries. And Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-Ill.) Jr. resigned under an ethics cloud. The club isn't illustrious. Jackson just pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds. ...

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Coleen Rowley: Only One Good Way to Brake Before Going Over the Debt Cliff: Reduce Wasteful War Spen...

As President Obama meets with congressional leaders at the White House in last-ditch efforts to reach a budget deal, however, one clarion voice, that of Representative Dennis Kucinich was heard on Democracy Now. Here are some of Kucinich's parting words of wisdom about the ...

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Kucinich's defense of Bashar Assad is inexcusable and embarrassing: Brent Larkin

Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, meets with Ohio congressman and Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich in Damascus Sept. 2, 2007. Brent Larkin writes that Kucinich continues to be an apologist for Assad.AP Photo. SANA If Marcy Kaptur didn’t end Dennis ...

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Latest updates: Will the House vote? – CNN Political Ticker

Lindsey Graham (@GrahamBlog) January 01, 2013 9:49 a.m. ET - Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, said on CNN's "Newsroom" Tuesday morning that he would likely vote for the fiscal cliff bill which passed the Senate, but that he needs time to consider the "fine print. " This would be one of the ...

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Dennis Kucinich Lands New Gig at Fox News

(FILE PHOTO) US Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-10) filed paperwork Wednesday with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, indicating he will stay in Lakewood to fight for re-election after state Republicans released a redistricting plan that reshapes the liberal congressman's district. The ...

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Dennis Kucinich Signs as Fox News Contributor

Dennis Kucinich, the former Democratic congressman from Ohio, is the Fox News Channel’s newest contributor. Mr. Kucinich will make his first appearance as a contributor on the channel’s highest-rated program, “The O’Reilly Factor,” on Thursday night, the channel said in a news ...

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TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

Okay, panel time, and today's blather gang consists of Brit Hume and Nina Easton and Dennis Kucinich and Juan Williams. What's up with Egypt, y'all? Hume says that "we have no way of knowing" and that it is "completely up in the air. " He concern-trolls a little about whether the Obama ...

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The Breakfast Meeting: Armstrong Comes Clean, and Kucinich Enters the "Fox Lair"

Politico reports on the debut of Dennis Kucinich on Thursday night as a contributor to Fox News, a pairing that matches the famously liberal former congressman with the conservative news network. Mr. Kucinich, who will be a regular paid contributor, called himself a “rooster in ...

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Ohio congressional map is little help to moderates

The decision set up a Democratic primary between longtime incumbent Reps. Marcy Kaptur of Toledo and Dennis Kucinich of Cleveland, unseating Kucinich. "Some of that (geographic argument) is true, but that doesn't mean that they don't hyper-pack the districts of the minor party so ...

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The friction between Ed FitzGerald and Dennis Kucinich: Ohio Politics Roundup

A stroll down memory lane with Ed FitzGerald and Dennis Kucinich. An Ohio tour with a tight-lipped Todd Portune. And some Democratic kudos for Gov. John Kasich. Here’s Ohio Politics Roundup. The Dennis Kucinich for governor rumblings prompt an obvious question. Is there bad blood ...

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Kucinich: Striking Syria Will Make U.S. Military 'Al-Qaeda's Air Force'

Former congressman Dennis Kucinich (D., Ohio) said today that striking Syria would turn the United States military into “al-Qaeda’s air force.” Kucinich, who voted against the Iraq War and campaigned for the Democratic nomination for president in 2004 and 2008, lambasted the idea ...

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