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April 25, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Democratic presidential candidate Dennis J. Kucinich filed articles of impeachment against Vice President Dick Cheney, saying his action was driven by a desire to defend Americans' right "to have a government that is honest and peaceful." The Ohio congressman said Cheney manipulated and fabricated intelligence on weapons of mass destruction to justify the Iraq war. Kucinich said it was important to introduce the legislation "because the threat of war against Iran is very real."
December 12, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Democratic Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, who ran for president in 2004, said he was planning another bid because his party wasn't pushing hard enough to end the Iraq war. He said he would announce his candidacy today in Cleveland.
September 22, 2007
Re "Do hard labor with Edwards, for a fee," Sept. 16 This piece discussed several presidential candidates. One, Dennis Kucinich, was referred to as "the six-term Ohio congressman, who seems to be perennially campaigning for president." Why is it that the mainstream media continually hound Kucinich about being in his second campaign for the presidency but never say the same thing about former Sen. John Edwards or Sens. John McCain and Joseph Biden, who also are in their second runs?
January 2, 2008 | Scott Martelle, Times Staff Writer
Barack Obama's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination might have gained a slight advantage Tuesday with Ohio Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich's recommendation to his supporters to back the Illinois senator if there is insufficient support for Kucinich in individual precincts. While Kucinich's support is slight here, polls show a statistical tie for first among Obama, New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards.
January 19, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
The Supreme Court will allow Texas to print presidential primary ballots without Democratic candidate Dennis J. Kucinich's name. The court refused to step into a dispute between Kucinich and the Texas Democratic Party over a party loyalty oath all candidates must sign to make the ballot. Kucinich crossed out the oath when he filed for a spot on the primary ballot, arguing that it violated his right to free speech. Texas said its deadline is today to print absentee ballots.
December 12, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
A much-watched first date for presidential hopeful Dennis J. Kucinich ended with kisses on the cheek and an endorsement. A Web site,, chose Gina Marie Santore over nearly 80 other contestants for a date with the twice-divorced Ohio congressman. Kucinich, 57, told reporters Santore's endorsement was more significant than Al Gore's backing of Howard Dean. Santore, 34, of Maple Shade, N.J.
November 19, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio said the thinking that produced an Army school blamed for human-rights abuses in Latin America is the same type that led the U.S. to war in Iraq and could cause it to raid Iran. Kucinich was speaking to a crowd police estimated at 10,000 at the 18th annual protest of the school at Ft. Benning that trains Latin American soldiers, police and government officials.
March 2, 2008 | From the Washington Post
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is back out on the campaign trail, where he always seems to be, hustling for votes in Tuesday's crucial Democratic primary. But he is no longer running for president or supporting one of the remaining contenders. For the first time since he was elected to Congress in 1996, Kucinich is battling to keep his seat.
January 27, 2011 | By Michael A. Memoli, Washington Bureau
U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is suing the operators of a House cafeteria for alleged negligence stemming from a almost 3-year-old incident involving a sandwich he says left him with significant dental injuries. Kucinich is seeking $150,000 in damages from companies that run the cafeteria in the Longworth House Office Building and the providers that service it. According to the District of Columbia Superior Court, the case was filed on Jan. 3, and a hearing has been scheduled for April 8. A copy of the suit obtained by the Cleveland Plain Dealer documents the April 2008 incident, in which Kucinich purchased a sandwich wrap he says was "represented to contain pitted olives.
October 25, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich is demanding that New Hampshire television stations stop broadcasting ads from rival Howard Dean, saying the spots distort the records of both candidates. In the two 30-second spots, the former Vermont governor highlights his opposition to the Iraq war and says, "The best my opponents can do is ask questions today that they should have asked before they supported the war."
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